A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.
-Stock futures are pointing to another steep sell-off at the open after Monday's historic 1,175 point drop for the Dow Jones industrial average. Asian markets sold off overnight, with Japan's Nikkei closing down almost 5 percent and China's Hang Seng down more than 5 percent. European markets are down more than 2 percent across the board.
-The yield on the 10-year treasury note is down to 2.70 percent as investors look for safety in treasuries.
-General Motors beat Wall Street expectations on earnings and revenue.