By Julia Horowitz, CNN Business

1. Trade fears: Trade fears aren't going anywhere.

US stock futures are lower after a rough start to the week. The Dow closed down nearly 400 points, or 1.5%, on Monday. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq fell 1.2%.

Stocks in Asia followed suit on Tuesday. Hong Kong's Hang Seng tumbled 2.1% as protesters targeted the city's international airport for a second day. Japan's Nikkei fell 1.1%.

In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 shed 0.5% in early trading. Germany's DAX dropped 1% after the ZEW indicator of economic sentiment for August plunged.

Nervous investors are piling into gold and ultra-safe government bonds. The 10-year US Treasury yield is below 1.7%, its lowest level in nearly three years. The 30-year Treasury yield is nearing an all-time low.

2. Singapore GDP: Singapore is headed for its weakest annual growth rate in a decade. It's blaming its troubles on the US-China trade war.

The country warned Tuesday that economic growth could fall to 0% this year. Previously, it predicted its economy would grow by 1.5% to 2.5%.

That kind of growth would be the worst since 2009, when Singapore's GDP contracted by 0.6%, according to the International Monetary Fund.

The global growth outlook has weakened in part because of escalating trade tensions between the United States and China, Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry said.

A recession looks unavoidable for Singapore, Sian Fenner, lead Asian economist for Oxford Economics, wrote in a research note.

3. Argentina's rout: Emerging markets are back in the headlines after a surprise result in Argentina's primary election sent the country's currency and stocks plunging on Monday.

The fear from investors: that populists could replace the country's current, business-friendly government.

The country's Merval index closed down 38% while the Argentine peso plummeted 15% against the dollar. In an already volatile moment, such massive losses are putting investors on edge.

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5. Coming this week:
Tuesday — Germany inflation rate; US inflation; and Tilray earnings
Wednesday — China retail sales; Germany and Europe GDP; UK inflation; Luckin Coffee, Macy's and Canopy Growth earnings
Thursday — US retail sales; Alibaba, JCPenney, Walmart and NVIDIA earnings
Friday — US housing starts and building permits