The Recession Special: British Job Reductions, German Kidnap

by Derek Loosvelt | June 24, 2009

At the top of the menu today:

Significant job cuts reportedly went down at Barclays’ equities division; a team of disgruntled German senior citizens (in what is not an Onion story) kidnapped, gagged and tortured a financial advisor due to deep losses to their pensions before the advisor was rescued by 40 locked and loaded cops; One-Dollar Pandit’s Citigroup is set to boost salaries of many employees to compensate for low bonuses; and, in some news that you can really use (especially if you’re still on the hunt for employment), here’s a map highlighting Manhattan and Brooklyn drinking establishments that offer free food to their customers (with the purchase of a beverage).

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