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Takeaway: A quick look at some stories on our radar screen.

Keith McCullough – CEO

U.S. Default Seen as Catastrophe Dwarfing Lehman’s Fall (KM note: ridiculous and reckless headline of the morning  … via Bloomberg)

CNBC Has Lowest-Rated Quarter in 20 Years (via Mediaite)

Fukushima worker accidentally switches off cooling pumps (via Reuters)

US credits Syria's Assad over chemical weapons destruction (via BBC)

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Tom Tobin – Healthcare

ACA Grace Period for Late Payments Could Pose Problems for Doctors (via SouthBrunswick)

Experts Suggest Software Problems, Not Just Demand, May Be Behind Marketplace Glitches  (via KHN)

Jay Van Sciver – Industrials

Why You Should Fill Your Company With 'Athletes'  (via Forbes)

Kevin Kaiser – Energy

Petronas Plans LNG Project in Canada (via WSJ)

Daryl Jones – Macro

Twitter defying gravity with fastest growth in ad revenue (via Sunshine Coast Daily)

Josh Steiner – Financials

Eight banks join chat network from Markit and Thomson Reuters (via Yahoo!)

Ex-CBOT chief accused of fleeing U.S. to avoid $18 million bill: report (via Chicago Tribune)

Richmond’s rules: Why one California town is keeping Wall Street up at night (via WonkBlog)

Brian McGough – Retail

Fifth & Pacific sells Juicy Couture brand for $195 million (via Reuters)

Todd Jordan – Gaming

Man accused of stealing $25K in casino poker chips (via AP)

Jonathan Casteleyn – Financials

Gensler Assesses U.S. Swap Rules’ Debut by Phone Amid Shutdown (via Bloomberg)