Experts believe a wider spat with Europe would be much more damaging than the current tit-for-tat with China.Traderead more
After the Fed released minutes of its last meeting, the bond market signaled it fears the Fed will not be aggressive enough with its rate cutting.Market Insiderread more
The Fed minutes also note that "a couple" members wanted a 50 basis point cut, based primarily on the weak inflation readings.The Fedread more
Markets pay particular attention to Italy's spending, given its public debt pile. This stands at above 130% of its growth rate, one of the highest in the world.Politicsread more
Flight bookings to Hong Kong have fallen 10%, hit by the unrest in the city, said Alan Joyce, the chief executive of Australian carrier Qantas Airways.Airlinesread more
Analysts generally doubt how effective the People Bank of China's latest interest rate announcement will be in significantly helping businesses grow.China Economyread more
These in-demand skills can command top pay packets, says Feon Ang of professional networking site LinkedIn.Get Aheadread more
Japanese manufacturing activity shrank for a fourth straight month in August as export orders fell at a sharper pace.Asia Marketsread more
The Washington governor had centered his campaign around climate change, calling it "the most urgent challenge of our time."Politicsread more
The inversion is seen by many veteran traders as an important recession omen, though the timing on the eventual downturn is less predictable.Bondsread more
Here's what Nordstrom reported for its fiscal second-quarter earnings.Retailread more
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. OBAMA TAKES TO THE AIRWAVES
The president turns to TV as he makes his case for punishing Assad for allegedly using chemical weapons.
(Read more: Syria's other key ally: North Korea)
2. WHO'S COUNTING ON A MILITARY STRIKE
Maybe more than anyone, America's pro-Israel lobby is worried that Congress might vote "no" on penalizing Syria.
(Read more: Kerry: Syria can still avoid a military strike)
3. OPTING OUT OF STANDARDIZED TESTS
A growing number of parents aren't letting their kids take the exams, citing students' stress and other reasons.
4. NFL FAN FALLS, DIES AT STADIUM
A man who appeared intoxicated plunges to his death from a pedestrian walkway outside San Francisco's Candlestick Park.
5. WHAT'S RIVETING THE ART WORLD
An Amsterdam museum says it has identified a long-lost Vincent Van Gogh painting, the first full-size canvas by the Dutch master discovered since 1928.
6. WHERE GOP HOPEFULS ARE LOOKING FOR MONEY
Several Republicans who are thinking about running for president are courting senior members of Mitt Romney's well-oiled campaign finance machine.
7. BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO
A Connecticut couple married for five years has been battling in divorce court for twice that long.
8. IN JAMAICA, GANGA TOURS
Farmers are offering trips—technically illegal—to some of the island's hidden marijuana plantations.
9. FOR VEGAS, ANOTHER OVER-THE-TOP ATTRACTION
The 55-story High Roller will be the world's largest Ferris wheel - nine feet taller than the Singapore Flyer.
10. BLINK AND YOU'LL MISS IT
The Redskins' up-tempo offense will be pitted against an even quicker attack when Washington meets Philadelphia.