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From banking giants to bookstores, 'tis the season for layoffs. Globally, more than 83,000 jobs have been cut from major financial institutions including JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Citigroup (C) and Goldman Sachs (GS), according to Bloomberg. And just yesterday, Borders (BGP) announced it will be cutting 20% of its corporate workforce.

In short, if you feel like you're seeing pink slips everywhere, you're not alone.

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