By EDWARD HARDY
U.S. stock futures were lower on Tuesday, Sept. 5, as Wall Street returned from the Labor Day holiday, European shares tuned mixed and Asian shares finished the session mixed as nerves remained on edge following North Korea's latest nuclear test. Global markets on Monday, Sept. 4, declined after North Korea successfully conducted its sixth nuclear test on Sunday, Sept. 3. Reports on Tuesday said North Korea could be preparing the possible launch of another intercontinental ballistic missile.
Global oil prices continued to react to developments in the Hurricane Harvey-ravaged Houston area, with U.S. crude heading higher but gas prices declining and retracing back to pre-storm levels as refiners and pipelines slowly return to full speed.
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