Nov 26, 2012 An internal scuffle between Detroit's city council and the state of Michigan could drive the Motor City's budget into a big ditch.
Nov 21, 2012 Video game producers are turning to the crowd-funding site Kickstarter to fund their projects. And people are forking over the big bucks with no guarantee they'll actually get their hands on the video game.
Oct 23, 2012 Alan Wurtzel, son of the store's founder, details the transformation of the company over the years in his new book, “Good to Great to Gone: The 60 Year Rise and Fall of Circuit City”.
Oct 4, 2012 San Bernardino is struggling to find its way out of the recession and out of bankruptcy. Crime is one of the biggest problems the city is facing, and there are many competing solutions.
Sep 14, 2012 The East Coast discount retailer Daffy's is going out of business, giving us a look at the ecosystem that sprouts up when a company has to sell everything from shoes to shelves.
Sep 7, 2012 All kinds of loans can get dismissed in bankruptcy work, except for student loans. But there are some exceptions to this rule.
Aug 7, 2012 Each time there's a mass shooting in the real world, people ponder again the link between violent media and violent actions. The link isn't clear in recent cases -- and it's not proven as a general matter. But is there any harm in investigating alternatives?
Jul 26, 2012 If debt-ridden municipalities begin walking away from their financial obligations the way homeowners once did, such strategic defaults could wreak havoc for municipal bond holders.
Jul 18, 2012 The Southern California city considers bankruptcy, after the departure or collapse of successive industries left it unable to pay for fire, police and other services.