Bonus Pools In ’08 To Shrink As Big Investment Banks Totter By Brett Philbin

NEW YORK (Dow Jones)–For bankers and traders, the end-of-the-year bonus outlook just got even bleaker.

As two of the biggest investment banks disappear and market watchers weigh the future of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS) as standalone entities, recruiters and compensation …