Brocker.Org: Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Wednesday morning


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California rancher Nathan Carver (NOT SEEN) drives his truck delivering hay which he now has to buy to feed his herd of beef cattle, seen giving chase across the brown-dirt fields of Carver’s ranch, which has been family owned for five generations, on the outskirts of Delano, in California’s Central Valley.

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


-Stock futures are down after Tuesday’s modest gains for all three major indexes. Today we get the Fed’s interest rate decision and ADP private sector jobs data for April.

-Watch shares of Apple after the company missed revenue and iPhone sales targets in its earnings report.

-Beef prices are soaring after a blizzard hit the Midwest this past weekend.