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Inside the Market

Before the bell: Markets gripped by geopolitical fears

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.

North American stock futures are fluctuating this morning, but there's a lot of red being seen in overseas markets, as geopolitical concerns dominate attention after U.S. President Barack Obama authorized targeted air strikes and emergency-assistance missions in northern Iraq.