It may take months to get federally operated Obamacare exchanges running properly, write Robert Pear, Sharon LaFraniere, and Ian Austen. [New York Times]
Beware the literature of creativity, “a genre of surpassing banality,” warns Thomas Frank in his essay, “TED talks are lying to you.” [Salon]
Italy’s female small business owners are less likely to get bank loans than their male counterparts, writes Jason Karaian. [Quartz]
Rob Stevens writes that non-compete agreements assume employees are bad for startups. [Xconomy]
Laser Plus Imaging Chief Executive Officer John Tucker talks about laying off 80 percent of his workers because of the government shutdown (video). [CNBC]
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