Happy Monday. In honor of Black Friday, we're declaring this Purple Monday.
Retailers have taken all the fun out of the day after Thanksgiving and, for that matter, Thanksgiving itself. (Fortune)
Silk Road and the case of the missing bitcoins. This is gonna be good. (The Guardian)
We always knew there were a lot of rich people in China, but you might not believe how many actual billionaires there are. (Financial Times)
I'm pretty sure those were higher gas prices this morning in Belvidere, N.J., despite this Iran deal. (Reuters)
With cash flowing freely out there, Chrysler could have one whopper of an initial public offering on the way. (Wall Street Journal)
—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him on Twitter @JeffCoxCNBCcom.