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Detroit City employees brace as judge mulls pension cuts

Sep 10, 2013
Today, a US district court considers Detroit's request for bankruptcy protection.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy, San Bernardino

A football fantasy: Ranking the NFL with economics

Sep 3, 2013
As the pro football season kicks off, the Marketplace Wealth & Poverty Desk is looking beyond passing yards and fumbles. Our W&P power rankings put the NFL team with the highest median income on top.
Posted In: NFL, football, median income, San Francisco, Detroit

In Detroit, bankruptcy comes with a cost

Aug 22, 2013
As if Detroit doesn’t have enough money problems, now the cash-strapped city faces a huge bill from their bankruptcy lawyers.
Posted In: bankruptcy, Detroit

Bond fallout from Detroit bankruptcy limited so far

Aug 12, 2013
Detroit's bankruptcy last month has sent ripples through the $3.7-trillion municipal bond market, but so far the fallout seems limited to communities in Michigan.
Posted In: municipal bonds, Muni Bonds, Detroit, Detroit bankruptcy

Detroit lost a million-dollar check

Aug 9, 2013
The bankrupt city received a check from the local school system, but it wasn't deposited because it was left inside a City Hall drawer.
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Detroit art sale: Museum ready to fight

Aug 8, 2013
The city of Detroit has brought in Christie's to appraise its art collection to help bail the city out of its $18 billion debt.
Posted In: Detroit, art, museum

After Detroit: Which muni bonds are riskiest?

Jul 30, 2013
After the city's bankruptcy, Detroit's bondholders are nervous about getting repaid. And Detroit's not the only place that's happening.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy, municipal bonds

10 things Apple could buy with its cash stockpile

Jul 24, 2013
Apple has got a lot of cash -- $146 billion. That's enough to buy 10 Mark Zuckerbergs or treat cancer in the U.S. for over a year.
Posted In: apple, Detroit, Dell

Detroit residents on bankruptcy: Don't forget about us

Jul 19, 2013
Kai speaks to Detroit resident and author Charlie LeDuff about how the city is responding to the news that is has filed to become the largest bankruptcy by a city in U.S. history.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy

Bernanke vs. Congress: Final testimony in bond fight?

Jul 19, 2013
In what may be his final testimony before Congress as chairman of the Fed, Ben Bernanke says the central bank will wind down its bond buying program.
Posted In: Fed, Bernanke, Detroit

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