China Nov official factory PMI hits seven-month high – Reuters

European bailout funds downgraded – CNNMoney

Sandy Impact Is Blowing Around Consumer Outlook – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Yen falls after foreign bond move floated – Financial Times

Archstone Deal Gives High-Growth Units to Zell, AvalonBay – Bloomberg

Elisse Walter Steps Out of Schapiro Shadow Into SEC Chairmanship – Bloomberg

Britain gets its financial saviour – Globe and Mail

ONGC Videsh Exec says Kashagan partners have two months to pre-empt … – Reuters

Asian shares jump on Greek aid pact – Financial Times

Facebook rises 8.1% on analyst’s upgrade – San Francisco Chronicle