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Harrisburg implodes -- what other municipalities are in danger?

Oct 12, 2011
When I was a lad I decorated my room with a poster of a nuclear mushroom cloud, with "Harrisburg is Everywhere" written in big letters across the...
Posted In: bankruptcy, debt, harrisburg, Marketplace Daily Pulse, municipality, News Brief, The Breakdown: Economy

Time to consult an attorney

Apr 25, 2011
Question: Is now a good time to file for bankruptcy?...
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Sanofi-Aventis buys Genzyme, inflation is up for January

Feb 16, 2011
French pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis announced this morning that it will buy American biotech firm Genzyme -- bringing to end over six...
Posted In: bankruptcy, borders, cotton, Genzyme, inflation, labor, mid-day update, Sanofi-Aventis, U.S. Labor Department

MIDDAY UPDATE: foreclosure trials, distracted drivers, and haggis

Jan 24, 2011
A federal court in Delaware will hear two cases regarding whether two bankrupt sub-prime mortgage lenders can destroy thousands of boxes of...
Posted In: Auto, bankruptcy, cell phones, Delaware, department of transporation, foreclosures, haggis, mid-day update

SHOCKING: National Enquirer to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Nov 1, 2010
This final note today. Another icon of American journalism's going under. The publisher of the National Enquirer announced today it's going to file...
Posted In: bankruptcy, National Enquirer, tabloids

On a financial precipice

Feb 8, 2010
Question: There is a leak in my "solar equity energy". I did the "home ATM" and have refinanced myself into oblivion. I have an ARM which is at 7.5...
Posted In: bankruptcy, debt

The truth Hertz

Mar 5, 2009
GM finally acknowledged today in its annual report that its survival is in "substantial doubt." GM said it could be forced to file for bankruptcy...
Posted In: bailout, bankruptcy, GM

Drive 'em into the ground

Mar 3, 2009
The latest car sales numbers just came in, and they truly are bad enough to make a grown man cry. GM and Ford sales fell by half in February. At...
Posted In: bailout, bankruptcy, GM, nationalization

You go, Sweden

Feb 19, 2009
The board of car company Saab is reportedly meeting right now to go over the details of reorganizing. This move is short of bankruptcy but would...
Posted In: bankruptcy, carmakers, GM

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