A quarterly employment report from staffing company Spherion Corp. finds that more accounting and finance workers are pessimistic about the economy and their ability to find a new job.

The report's Accounting and Finance Employee Confidence Index, a measure of confidence among accounting and finance workers in the United States, decreased to 61.9 during the period between November 2005 and January 2006, compared to 63.8 during the previous quarter, according to a recent survey by Spherion. Most of the workers saying that they were pessimistic about the economy and their ability to find a new job had originally been neutral on the economy's and their own prospects.

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