This story has been updated to reflect TJX's 2015 same-store sales guidance of a 1 to 2 percent gain.
This story updated an earlier version by Reuters to correct that Petraeus has agreed to plead guilty but has not actually done so.
WTI crude futures settled down 17 cents, at $49.59 a barrel on Monday. An earlier headline misstated the closing level.
This version corrected first reference to CBS.
As much as 85 percent of workers in the Department of Homeland Security are deemed essential and would continue to work without pay during a shutdown. That figure was misstated in an earlier version of this article.
This story has been updated since it was first published to reflect that third-quarter U.S. GDP was confirmed at 5.0 percent.
Robert Pavlik serves as chief market strategist at Boston Private Wealth. A previous version of this article misstated the name of his employer.
This version corrects that in the next-to-last paragraph the company mentioned is Oracle.
This story has been updated to reflect that Health Care REIT will offer 17 million shares of its common stock in a secondary offering.