Here are today's top headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and from around the web.
Ford just announced a deal on a new four-year contract with the United Auto Workers. It trades annual pay raises for profit sharing.
Oil prices have fallen below $76 a barrel today -- the lowest level in more than a year.
All those snack and coffee breaks add up. According to Forbes, a new study from office supply store Staples finds snack breaks eat up 2.4 billion hours of work time each year.
And in today's podcast exclusive, we talk to a business owner in Munich about this year's Oktoberfest and whether it too is feeling the economic blows.