8. -- JPMorgan Chase (JPM - Get Report) said Thursday it would stop accepting student loan applications after Oct. 12. The bank said it no longer sees meaningful growth in the market as more families opt for government-backed loans.
9. -- Pork processor Smithfield Foods (SFD) is expected by analysts to report on Friday fiscal first-quarter earnings of 47 cents a share on revenue of $3.19 billion.
10. -- Peyton Manning threw seven touchdown passes as the Denver Broncos beat the Baltimore Ravens, 49-27, in the opening game of the 2013-2014 NFL season on Thursday night.
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