Some things I’m reading this morning:

  • 171k jobs added, unemployment rate moves up to 7.9% (CNBC)
  • Estimate of economic damage inflicted by Hurricane Sandy could reach $50 billion (NYT)
  • The change in America’s debt by presidential term (Economist)
  • 5 reasons Apple has peaked (Quartz); see also, Apple rolls out iPad mini in Asia to smaller lines (Reuters)
  • Young Americans dislike Capitalism (Zerohedge)
  • Admit economic ignorance (Reuters)
  • Low rates lure yield seekers onto thin ice (Bloomberg)
  • James Baker: ‘Not Entirely Unlikely That We Might Have A Recount'(FoxNews)
  • Rod O’Connor interviews Mark Visser about riding 100 foot waves in complete darkness and other crazy stunts (Hemispheres)