From the Wires

GE profit rises 11%

NYT: General Electric reported net profit of $3.5 billion.

Google profits slide 5%

BBC: The Internet giant reported Q3 profits of $2.8 billion.

HBO to launch streaming service

WSJ: Time Warner Inc. said HBO would launch the stand-alone, online streaming version of its service in 2015.

Mattel sales decline for fourth straight quarter

Reuters: The toymaker's shares fell as much as 6% after the company announced that worldwide sales of Barbie dropped 21% at the end of Q3.

Converse sues to protect Chuck Taylor All Stars

NYT: The century-old American footwear maker has accused 31 companies of trademark infringement in 22 separate lawsuits.

Second U.S. health worker infected with Ebola

CNN: The Dallas health care worker was on a flight the day before her symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Wells Fargo profit climbs to $5.73B

WSJ: The bank reported net income of $5.73 billion, compared with last year's profit of $5.58 billion.

Netflix to offer Ultra-HD content, will cost more

Bloomberg: The higher-resolution, 4K stream will cost users $11.99 per month.

J.C. Penney names new CEO

WSJ: The retail giant named Home Depot executive Marvin Ellison as its new chief executive officer.

French economist wins Nobel Prize

BBC: Jean Tirole has won the Nobel Prize in economics for his work on market power and regulation.

Portland Wells Fargo employee emails CEO asking for a raise

Business Insider: Tyrel Oates emailed the bank's CEO, John Stumpf, asking for a $10,000 raise for himself and his colleagues.

Larger Apple iPad to be delayed

WSJ: Apple Inc. suppliers have delayed plans to mass produce a larger-screen tablet to meet the overwhelming demand for the new iPhone models.

IMF asks rich nations for support

NYT: The International Monetary Fund is showing heightened concern over a slowing world economy.