Layoffs and interest rates and Bear Stearns, oh my! We get the latest economic news from New York Times
business editor and columnist Gretchen Morgenson
. Plus: in finance and out of work. We open our phones for people who used to work on Wall Street—until the credit crunch hit. We want to know what—and how--you’re doing now. And: art (talk) therapy by phone, and what we talk about when we talk about Islam.