FT.com gives you the hard number overview of today's action. This caught my eye: SEC took additional steps to curb equity short-selling. Bloomberg has details. Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne, who has ranted long and loud on this subject in the past, responds to the SEC's press release. Useful analysis, but do read it with a grain of salt.
From McClatchy's China Rises: An analysis of McCain and Obama's positions on China, summarizing an Asia Foundation report.