Wall Street's been slaughtered by layoffs. About 35,000 finance workers have lost their jobs, according to the latest count. But one segment of high finance is still hiring: hedge funds. Jill Barshay reports.
Meg Whitman is leaving her post today as CEO of eBay to take on a new role as national co-chairwoman of McCain's presidential campaign. Doug Krizner talks to tech analyst Rob Enderle about the issues the company is facing.
A British survey is forecasting the loss of tens of thousands of financial jobs in the U.K. Stephen Beard reports why there's a growing mood of pessimism and more vulnerability in the U.K. market than the U.S.
A forum in North Carolina is focusing on getting more African-Americans into the IT industry. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports some IT professionals worry about the reputation the profession has among new graduates.
The AFL-CIO released an online survey where almost half of the 26,000 participants said they or a family member stayed in a job just to keep health insurance benefits. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports on a particular case.
Members of Congress are focusing on a loophole in a proposed new rule for government contractors working abroad. Jeremy Hobson reports why House Democrats don't like the Bush Administration's latest approach to contracts.