8. -- U.S. prosecutors are examining whether JPMorgan Chase (JPM - Get Report) failed to fully alert authorities to suspicions about Bernard Madoff, The New York Times reported, citing several people with direct knowledge of the matter.
9. -- Paychex (PAYX), the payroll processor, is expected to report third-quarter earnings of 39 cents a share on revenue of $592.6 million.
10. -- One person was killed and trains were halted after an earthquake with a magnitude of at least 6.1 struck Taiwan on Wednesday.
-- Written by Joseph Woelfel
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