Financial news on October 22, 2006

Business and Financial news
Beware of the Squish Behind the Jet Seat

Cleanliness may be next to godliness, but in the airline industry it has taken a back seat to financial survival. Read more..

By JEFF BAILEY - The New York Times

S.E.C. Inquiry on Hedge Fund Draws Scrutiny

Two Senate committees are investigating how diligently the S.E.C. pursued its inquiry of possible insider trading by Pequot Capital Management. Read more..

By WALT BOGDANICH and GRETCHEN MORGENSON - The New York Times

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