SEATTLE TIMES: The housing market in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties fell 0.2 percent in September.
BLOOMBERG: The maker of the iPhone was valued at $700 billion after shares rose 0.8 percent to $119.59.
NEW YORK TIMES: In wake of congressional hearings, the Federal Reserve is facing significant questions regarding its role in the finance industry.
THE WEEK: Anheuser-Busch InBev is taking steps to revive brand's relevance in 21-27 demographic.
AP: Critics say "golden parachute" deals are motivation to make so-so deals.
AP: Quality chief for Takata Corp. apologizes for air bags that can fire metal shrapnel into the car.
BLOOMBERG: Firms blurred line between banking and commercial activities at expense of consumers.
TIME: The company announced a comprehensive policy regarding its environmental impact on Wednesday.
Associated Press: Construction of new homes fell 2.8 percent from September.
REUTERS: Investors believe the US central bank could raise interest rates next year.
BLOOMBERG: The United States is producing oil at fast pace, creating a bear market as demand lags.
REUTERS: The computer hardware company is shifting toward cloud computing and data analytics.
ABC NEWS: Low gas prices spur company to acquire Baker Hughes.