Gas prices are up, commodity prices are up, and stock markets are down. Millions of people around the world are losing money because of the global economic downturn. Are you one of them?
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If you’re still wondering about the impact of the US subprime mortgage problem, just read the business news and you’ll see who the casualties are: the employed — or more appropriately, the ex-employed.
According to the latest news, the financial sector has announced — from January to May 2008 alone — that more than 66,000 people will be fired in the US and in other countries.