Happy Friday. We're getting ready to put the shutdown on the shutdown.
So many questions, so few answers about the Capitol chase Thursday. The apparent perpetrator's mother says her daughter suffered from postpartum depression. (AP, via the Miami Herald)
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.