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  1. U.S. Economy Grew at 3.5% Annual Pace in Third Quarter

    Analysts surveyed by Bloomberg had expected the increase in gross domestic product to be 3 percent.

  2. DealBook: Profit Falls 26% at Barclays, Weighed Down by Legal Costs

    The British bank’s third-quarter earnings were hurt by an $800 million charge for potential penalties related to regulatory investigations into possible manipulation of the currency markets.

  3. DealBook: British Pub Operator Extends Deadline for Takeover Bid

    Greene King has offered to acquire the Spirit Pub Company for about $1.2 billion in cash and stock. It now has until Nov. 4 to make a final offer under British takeover rules.

  4. Sinosphere Blog: Taiwanese Tycoon Faces Charges in Cooking Oil Scandal

    Wei Ying-chung is the highest-profile person to face prosecution over revelations that have raised questions about the safety of Taiwan’s domestic and exported food supply.

  5. Apple’s Tim Cook Says He Is ‘Proud to Be Gay’

    Mr. Cook, Apple’s chief executive, became by far the most prominent executive of a public company to come out.

  6. In the Slow Lane: Why the U.S. Has Fallen Behind in Internet Speed and Affordability

    The lack of competition in the U.S. broadband industry could have long-term economic consequences for American competitiveness.

  7. DealBook: $1.5 Million Sent in Error to Money Manager (Both Are Missing)

    Credit Suisse said it paid Joseph Galbraith, a hedge fund manager, by mistake. Now it can’t find the money or the manager.

  8. DealBook: Banker in Middle of Fight Between Goldman Sachs and Libya

    The emergence of Jaber George Jabbour in a battle between Libya’s sovereign wealth fund and Goldman Sachs reveals the complex relationship between banks and public sector entities.

  9. DealBook: Finding It an Odd Fit, Fiat Chrysler Will Spin Off Ferrari

    Fiat plans to list about 10 percent of Ferrari’s shares and distribute the remaining stake to its shareholders some time next year. It will be the first time Ferrari has been independent since the late 1960s.

  10. DealBook: Investor Activism, Already Robust, Expected to Rise in Next Year

    A survey by the law firm Schulte Roth & Zabel and the data provider Mergermarket, to be released on Wednesday, reflects the undiminished confidence in the power of outspoken dissident investors.