Table: Bleak Times for Bankers

Most investment banks would have to cut staff sharply to get back to the same head count as in 1999.

BACK TO 1999 STAFFING BEAR STEARNS -477 GOLDMAN SACHS -7,316 J.P. MORGAN CHASE -5,499 LEHMAN BROTHERS -4,197 MERRILL LYNCH +10,500 MORGAN STANLEY -6,049 TOTAL: -13,038

Data: Putnam Lovell Securities Inc.

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