Financial news on October 26th, 2008

Business and Financial news
In Age of Impatience, Cutting PC Start Time

The world’s major PC makers plan to introduce a new generation of quick-start computers. Read more..

By MATT RICHTEL and ASHLEE VANCE - The New York Times

Spending Stalls and Businesses Slash U.S. Jobs

As the financial crisis cuts demand for American goods and services, the workers who produce them are losing their jobs by the tens of thousands. Read more..

By LOUIS UCHITELLE - The New York Times

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