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Wall Street sees a dress rehearsal for Friday's jobs show

U.S. stock futures were little changed on this final day of August. The Dow and S&P 500 were clinging to small monthly gains, while the Nasdaq was up nearly 1.2 percent. Investors get the ADP private-sector jobs report this morning, ahead of tomorrow's key government data. (CNBC)

Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren made a case for hiking rates. Speaking at the same forum in China today, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans indicated he favors low rates. Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari speaks in St. Paul at 8 a.m. ET. (Reuters)

Oil prices were under pressure this morning, though U.S. crude was up nearly 12 percent so far in August. The American Petroleum Institute said inventories were slightly higher than expected. The government is out with its stockpile data at 10:30 a.m. ET. (Reuters)

Donald Trump has accepted an invitation to travel to Mexico today to meet with President Enrique Pena Nieto. The planned meeting comes ahead of tonight's speech in Arizona designed to clarify the GOP presidential nominee's stance on undocumented immigrants. (CNBC)

Republican billionaire Meg Whitman, in her first appearance for Hillary Clinton, said she wouldn't rule out serving in a cabinet position if the Democratic nominee were to beat Trump. Whitman unsuccessfully ran for governor in California in 2010. (LA Times)

Three high-profile incumbents on Capitol Hill — Republican Sens. Marco Rubio and John McCain as well as Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz — took the first steps to keeping their jobs by winning in Tuesday's primaries. (NBC News)

Facebook's (FB) "trending topics," which faced allegations of political bias earlier this year, now requires little-to-no human input. But that's causing trending topics to veer off course, highlighting a false news...