Warren Buffett may have had a wobbly third quarter, but the vaunted Buffett-Munger strategy is still a winner. As if you didn't know. (GuruFocus)
There has been lots of talk—including from yours truly—about how stocks perform around a government shutdown, but not as much chatter about other asset classes. (The Reformed Broker)
Lots of folks are worked up about the Twitter initial public offering, but be advised: There are at least nine ways the microblog could fail, according to its own S-1 filing. (The Atlantic)
And, finally...Treasury Secretary Jack Lew's worst nightmare could come true: Having to pay bills with only the cash he has on hand. For a U.S. Treasury official, this is, like, worse than an army of Freddy Kruegers. CNBC's Steve Liesman explains.
—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him on Twitter @JeffCoxCNBCcom.