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 17, 2012 Americans spent less on cars, computers and other retail items in June, held back by concerns about job stability and the global economy.
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.
Jul 5, 2012 Ahead of tomorrow's June jobs report, data today shows the number of planned job cuts at U.S. companies has dropped to the lowest level in 13 months.
Jul 3, 2012 Some sobering news on the latest economic data and what's trading like ahead of the 4th of July holiday?
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 Metros with high-tech, manufacturing and reviving housing sectors also recover faster.