By Bernie Becker - 11/20/12 01:38 PM EST
Grover Norquist and the pledge face a test.
Democratic split on entitlements: No changes, go big or play at the margins.
Democratic proposals would mean smaller tax hike for those making under $500,000.
Some toy makers held off on releasing new items to avoid getting lost in the election.
HP takes $8.8 billion charge after purchasing British company.