In agreements with regulators totaling $1 billion and made public, JPMorgan Chase settled four civil investigations into its "London Whale" trading scandal and two more into the wrongful billing of credit-card customers.
In the middle of Microsoft's closely-watched annual financial analyst meeting, a blown fuse shorted out some of the power in the company's Redmond, Wash., campus headquarters, causing the meeting's live stream to go dark.
Warren Buffett said he would recommend reappointing Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chairman, while adding that low interest rates have inflated asset values and complicated his hunt for investments at his company Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
The New York Times Company announced that it would pay a dividend to its shareholders for the first time in almost five years. The company said the board had approved a dividend of 4 cents a share to all shareholders of record as of Oct. 9, 2013, to be paid on Oct. 24, the week before The Times announces its third-quarter earnings.