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Before the bell: Stocks dip amid escalating crisis in Iraq

The Before the Bell report is constantly updated to reflect the latest news developments and market moves in the premarket. Check back later for updates.

The rapidly unfolding crisis in Iraq is continuing to spook market players across the globe this morning, with crude oil prices marching to fresh highs for the year and North American stock futures suggesting little appetite for equity risk as the drama unfolds in the Middle East.