Lehman Lay-Offs Hit EBay, Seek Craigslist Encounters

Anybody want to buy a used Lehman stress ball?


This week's Lehman collapse, and the subsequent job loss for thousands of employees, mean more competition for jobs—even bartending jobs—and fewer Wall Street opportunities for graduating seniors.

New York magazine reports that the newly unemployed are coping with Craigslist casual encounters and are posting company swag on eBay. Stress ball, anyone? Laid-off staffers also built a shrine to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Lehman CEO Dick Fuld. Check it out.