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.
Jul 11, 2012 The allegations against brokerage firm Peregrine Financial shed light on weak regulations of the futures industry. Analysts point to MF Global missing funds similarities.
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 11, 2012 Brokerage firm Peregrine Financial is liquidating amid allegations that it defrauded customers and lied to federal regulators.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Jun 28, 2012 As the city of Stockton, Calif., considers declaring bankruptcy, a nearby town proves that there is life after going bankrupt.
Jun 27, 2012 Stockton's Vice Mayor Kathy Miller has lived in the California city for 15 years. She talks about what the bankruptcy will mean for residents.
Jun 5, 2012 As a new generation of consoles looms, current models are being packaged up for movies and socializing.
Jun 5, 2012 And it's all about the game consoles. How will Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony stave off mobile and social games?