Some things I’m reading this morning:

  • Your lay of the land for today’s market (TRB)
  • Home building surges in September (FoxBusiness)
  • Bank of America posts profit; shares edge higher (CNBC)
  • Investors with Citi hope for clarity, quickly (Dealbook)
  • How to prepare for upcoming fiscal cliff (SeekingAlpha)
  • Liz Ann Sonders on 6 signs that point to a bullish inflection point (PragCap)
  • Crédit Agricole’s exit from Greeece suggests that the company thinks leaving now, even at great expense, will prove far more economical than staying (Quartz)
  • Euro crisis is ‘out of sight, out of mind’ (SoberLook)
  • Candidates tangle in fractious debate (WSJ)
  • Reporters prepare for debate by drinking free beer (Politicker)
  • Millions head to internet to figure out their own opinions about debate (TheOnion)