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The Day Ahead: Monday, October 10

The French and Belgian governments have agreed on a plan to nationalize the largest Belgian bank (WaPo), which is expected to push U.S. markets higher at opening bell (WSJ).

Jon Huntsman will give a speech outlining his foreign policy in New Hampshire. (ABC)

Governor Jerry Brown has announced a ban on open carry in California. (AP)

The Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to two Americans, Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims, for their work on macroeconomic growth. (BBC)

Put the weekend of “Occupy Wall Street” to bed with Remy’s ode to what the protesters don’t quite get about capitalism:

On the main site:

Mitt Romney’s American Century, by W. James Antle, III: Romney takes his stand for a robust foreign policy, but questions remain.

A Defense of Florida, by Larry Thornberry: A January 31 Florida primary will not spoil anyone’s Christmas, though the RNC seems eager to spoil the GOP’s chances next year.

Gumming Up the Classroom, by Michael Johnson: We prefer shortcuts to honest effort.

The Passing of Hillary’s 1960s Mentor, by Mark Tooley: The obits have ignored their ties, but this former president of the SDS saved Hillary Clinton from Goldwater conservatism.

Algore Akbar!, by Jed Babbin: The EU is about to impose cap-and-trade on U.S. airlines. Our president will approve, instead of declaring Europe a no fly zone.

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