Happy Thursday, Happy Halloween, and Happy Feast of Samhain Eve. Scared yet?
Social Security recipients only got a 1.5 percent cost of living adjustment this year. That's the good news; it actually could have been worse. (The Economic Populist.)
Another of our colleagues, Lawrence Delevingne, has been writing about investment opportunities in Africa. Mark Mobius agrees, and sees a rising middle class ready to consume. (Mobius via Franklin Templeton)
—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him on Twitter @JeffCoxCNBCcom.