Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Wednesday morning

Lloyd Blankfein, CEO and Chairman of Goldman Sachs.
Adam Jeffery | CNBC

A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.


-Stock futures are higher after Tuesday's opening rally faded into losses for all three indices at the close. We get the Fed beige book at 2pm Eastern Time.

-Goldman Sachs just posted earnings and revenues that beat expectations.

-Mortgage applications rose 4.1 percent last week as borrowers see their last chance for the low rates.