Would Casinos Really Make Good REITs?

Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) shares have responded favorably to news that the company presented a plan to creditors that would restructure the company into a real estate investment trust ...
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Could Takata Go Bankrupt?

Takata faces huge fines, and almost certainly lawsuits (which have already begun), over its defective airbags. Some experts believe that the Japanese company was not forthcoming about the technical failure ...
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Ethanol Maker KiOR Files for Bankruptcy

In a move that should have surprised no one, cellulosic ethanol maker KiOR on Sunday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. According to the filing, KiOR will seek approval from ...
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The Shame and Lessons of a Dendreon Bankruptcy

Dendreon Corp. (NASDAQ: DNDN) has committed the ultimate sin by filing for bankruptcy protection. This should not be a total surprise as it was in August that we warned that ...
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Plan to Buy 6,000 Homes in Detroit Gets Killed

Among the most ambition plans to repair, in modest part, the cratered housing market in Detroit was a deal to buy 6,365 badly damaged homes all at once. The transaction has ...
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Could Backdating Foreclosure Letters Kill Ocwen? (Updated)

Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE: OCN) could be facing a massive legal and PR nightmare. If you do not believe there are now serious risks to the company, ask yourself what ...
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The 10 Biggest Energy Company Bankruptcies

By Andrew Topf of Running a multi-billion dollar energy company isn't easy. Just ask the executives in the corner suites of some of the energy companies that have gone ...
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RadioShack Long-Term Problems Kill Financing Optimism

Last Thursday, RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) reached an agreement with a group of lenders led by hedge fund Standard General to refinance some $590 million in RadioShack debt, giving the ...
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Bankruptcy Filing Surprise From GT Advanced Technologies (Update)

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: GTAT) has made a surprising announcement, a move that will have certainly caught many shareholders off guard. The company announced Monday morning that it and ...
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Can RadioShack Close 1,000 Stores?

Part of a plan to help reverse the almost irreversible slide of RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) was to close 1,100 stores. Lenders killed the idea in May, leaving the company ...
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RadioShack Gets a Lifeline

Late Thursday night, Bloomberg reported that RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) had reached an agreement with a group of lenders led by hedge fund Standard General to refinance some $590 million ...
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Can Sears Close 2,300 Stores?

In a widely publicized note to investors, Gary Balter of Credit Suisse said that it is best that Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) close its Sears and Kmart locations while they, ...
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5 Reasons Amazon Should Buy RadioShack

As the clock winds down on RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH), ever more of the Wall Street firms that we cover are weighing in, not only on what the end result ...
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Why RadioShack Demise Could Be a Boon to Best Buy

As the vultures slowly but surely continue circling RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH), how long the company can hold out continues to be a widely discussed topic on Wall Street. RadioShack ...
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What Will Happen to RadioShack’s 5,000 Stores If It Goes Bankrupt?

According to RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) management, the consumer electronics company has more than 4,000 company stores and nearly 1,000 owned by dealers. If RadioShack declares Chapter 11 and moves ...
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