[Reuters] Wall Street slightly higher; Fed decision looms

[Reuters] Gold firms as investors await Fed verdict

[CNBC] US GDP rose 1.9% in the third quarter, vs 1.6% growth expected

[AP] U.S. private sector job growth picks up in October: ADP

[AP] Fed is expected to cut rates but may offer little guidance

[Reuters] With balance sheet in background, markets focus on Fed’s rate decision

[Reuters] In U.S.-China talks, Beijing’s refusal to spell out farm buys is big sticking point

[Reuters] China warns U.S. criticism at U.N. over Xinjiang not ‘helpful’ for trade talks

[Reuters] Divide and conquer: PM Johnson launches high-risk election strategy

[Reuters] Japan retail sales rise most since 2014, but outlook murky

[Reuters] Iraqi prime minister’s main backers agree to oust him

[Bloomberg] Fed Prepares to Pause After Third Rate Cut: Decision Day Guide

[Bloomberg] China Steelmaker Default Sparks Debt Contagion Fear

[Bloomberg] China’s Biggest Banks Prepare for Hard Times

[Bloomberg] Worst Isn’t Over for Chinese Bonds as Supply Surge Looms

[Bloomberg] L.A.’s $1 Billion Trophy Tower Halted as China Pulls Back

[Bloomberg] Capital Controls Seen on the Cards for Lebanon as Crisis Deepens

[NYT] The Fed Is Expected to Cut Rates for a Third Time. Its Next Move Is a Mystery.

[NYT] Can PG&E Survive the California Wildfires?

[WSJ] Fed Eyes Third Rate Cut, but Faces Questions Over What Comes Next

[WSJ] Fed Adds $104.5 Billion to Financial Markets, Also Buys More Treasury Bills

[WSJ] PG&E Trade Punishes Hedge Funds as California Burns

[FT] Why ECB’s resumption of quantitative easing could spur eurozone outflows

[FT] India’s shadow banking crisis raises spectre of contagion