Morning six-pack: What we're reading Wednesday

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at Sayreville Borough Hall on July 8, 2013 in Sayreville, New Jersey.
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Happy Wednesday. Congratulations are in order to all the fine, even-handed candidates who prevailed in Tuesday's elections, and to Bill de Blasio.

A winning gubernatorial candidate often would be greeted with chants of "four more years!" In Chris Christie's case, that may be overshooting it a bit. (NBC Politics)

China is reminding everyone that the renminbi is "the people's money" and is making a serious run at the dollar. Game on. (AFP)

The soothsayer may be an endangered species, particularly if he's been doing too much soothing about gold. A cautionary tale. (GuruFocus)

Everybody's talking about the big Twitter initial public offering. Everybody in India, that is. (TechCrunch)

Big picture? If you'd have invested a thousand bucks in the big tech IPOs like Google,Amazon or LinkedIn, you'd have a lot more than a thousand bucks now. A lot more. (Mashable)

And, finally ... if you're a commuter and feel like you're wasting your life away sitting in traffic, you're right.'s Arjun Kharpal explains.

—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him on Twitter @JeffCoxCNBCcom.