By Bernie Becker - 10/19/12 12:38 PM EDT
President Obama's jobs record could be a hurdle.
Next week's Fed meeting unlikely to be as eventful as last month's QE3.
European Union says decision on Spanish banks will come by year's end.
Moody's: There's some weakness in the German banking system.
Mary Schapiro, likely leaving the SEC soon, hasn't accomplished all she wanted.