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