The Inside Job Wall Street Cuts Are the Highest Since 2001 By Liz Wolgemuth

The mortgage mess has had Wall Street banks cutting jobs in the greatest numbers since the tech bust of 2001, according to Bloomberg. Over the past nine months, Wall Street firms have slashed more than 34,000 jobs. “So far, Citigroup has eliminated 1.7 percent of its workforce, while Lehman has chopped …