10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know.

The stock market’s ‘single-best leading indicator’ right now is flashing a warning. Copper has been leading the stock market for 18 months and is signaling weakness ahead for stocks, according to one research firm. The EU fines 5 banks a combined $1.2 billion. The European Union on Thursday announced that five banks, including Citigroup and JPMorgan, were being fined over accusations they colluded in the foreign-exchange market,

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