Here's what we are reading this morning:
It's a make-or-break holiday season for these six retailers
Party City Has Had Little to Celebrate Lately as Sales Falter - Bloomberg
Struggling SAExploration Facing Nov. 30 Lender Deadline - WSJ
David Elman on Twitter: "Not great news for [California Pizza Kitchen]: S&P Global Ratings downgrades to CCC-, says its "operating results have weakened more rapidly than we expected, and we believe the company will likely breach its financial maintenance covenants in the near term absent an equity cure or waiver."
Dayton Superior Nears Out-of-Court Restructuring Deal - WSJ
Arena Football League Shuts Down and Plans to Liquidate
Adam Tooze on Twitter: "In 2017 52% of cars in the US were bought by people over the age of 55, compared to 31% in 2007." [Chart]