The Mooch is staying as upbeat as reality can allow.
The cuts are on top of Goldman's annual axing of the 5% of employees giving the bank a bad name.
Cuts are said to be going down in "waves."
The House of Moynihan is said to be making cuts next week.
Layoffs are said to be underway at the British bank.
Apparently no one is safe.
Cuts are said to have begun in New York.
This is not so much a request as a requirement you're unlikely to get around, unless anyone is considering chaining themselves to their desks.
The good news is that 75% of the current staff still has a job. The less good news...
The Times reports that the friction between Raj Rajaratnam and Rajat Gupta around the Federal Medical Center Devens is more than a little palpable.
Something in the range of double that...and then some.
Or it could be a mere 10,000. The details are still being hammered out.
Though not without some compensation for your time and effort.