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Hedge Funds On The Brink

The market turmoil has moved into a new phase over the last few days, as yet more hedge funds look to be on the brink or have halted withdrawals.

Kerviel's Facebook Friend Said Arrested In Rogue Trading Probe

When news broke a few weeks back that Societe Generale's $7.1bn rogue trader was one Jerome Kerviel, 10 of his 11 'friends' detailed on the social networking site Facebook quickly deleted their names. The only one who didn't, Manuel Zabraniecki, has now been identified in the media as the latest person to be detained by French police, as investigating judges follow the evidence in the SG rogue trading affair.

Best Corporate Career Websites 2008

Stockholm-based market research firm Potential Communinications surveyed MBA students and recent graduates in order to compile its third annual list of the best company career portals. Here's the Top 30:

The Longest Career Suicide Note In History

Note with Quill

What do you think your firm would do if you painted a picture of it that was less than flattering ? Oh, and you happened to provide details of a bit of laddish behaviour, a touch of racism and the odd drunken exploit to a journalist, who subsequently wrote up a piece which appeared in the national media. Would it come as a surprise to you if you were subsequently asked to leave ?