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  1. The third-quarter earnings season will kick off at in earnest next week with the first reports expected Tuesday from big banks JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs and Citigroup, along with fellow Dow components Johnson and Johnson and UnitedHealth Group.
  2. Los Angeles might be making headlines with its homeless problem lately, but Skid Row hasn’t kept visitors from lavishing two of the city’s hotels with top marks.
  3. SoftBank Group Corp. has prepared a financing package that would give it control of WeWork and further sideline its founder Adam Neumann in exchange for relieving the shared-office startup’s looming cash crunch, according to people familiar with the matter.
  4. ‘I no longer want to keep putting my time and energy into this house, which may never truly be mine.’
  5. ‘She was weirdly socially inept, but also very charismatic.’
  6. A study of 4,500 people over 13 years and published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine comes to some surprising conclusions.
  7. ‘Even though he’s deeply in debt and can barely pay his rent, he’s discussing the possibility of having additional children with his new bride’
  8. There’s probably never been a better time since the Great Recession to start looking for a new job.
  9. ‘We went to couple’s counseling and decided to stay together, but his lies and deception have taken a toll on our marriage.’
  10. ‘I’m so frustrated that we don’t have a will that I’m almost ready to write my own without him.’