things are getting from bad to worse

FOURTH LARGEST US INVESTMENT BANK LEHMAN BROTHERS FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY

…And the global financial crisis deepens. Can it get any worse?  Soon I might need to think seriously about getting a second job! Via BBC News The fourth-largest investment bank in the US, Lehman Brothers, has filed for bankruptcy protection, amid a growing global financial crisis. Lehman had incurred losses of billions of dollars in the US mortgage market. The move threatens to deal a further blow to the global financial system, as banks unwind their deals with Lehman. Merrill Lynch, also stung []