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Alpha Natural Resources Surprises No One With Bankruptcy Filing

In a move that took no one by surprise, Alpha Natural Resources filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday morning. The company, which traded on the New York Stock Exchange ...
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Will American Apparel File for Bankruptcy?

Trendy clothing maker American Apparel Inc. (NYSEMKT: APP) faces a $15.4 million debt repayment bill in October and there is some question about whether or not the company will be ...
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Caesars Bankruptcy Possible Following Court Ruling

A federal bankruptcy judge in Chicago has denied a request from casino and resort operator Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) to delay creditor lawsuits totaling some $11 billion while the ...
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A&P Stores on Track to File for Chapter 11

What was once the largest retailer in the United States is on the verge of filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea, better known as A&P, ...
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Puerto Rico’s Chances of Bankruptcy Look Weak to Credit Suisse

The United States may have a problem closer to home than Greece. Puerto Rico just made debt payments that were previously under question. Many investors worry about the fallout's impact ...
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Who Still Lends Money to RadioShack?

RadioShack is dead. Or is it? News came out on Monday that General Wireless Operations Inc., which operates as RadioShack, completed a new financing pact that came to a total ...
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Molycorp Files for Chapter 11, Delisted From NYSE

When Molycorp (MCPIQ) held its initial public offering in July of 2010, the company priced the shares at $13.25, below the IPO range of $15 to $17 that the company ...
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Will Molycorp Shareholders Get Totally Wiped Out in Bankruptcy?

Molycorp Inc. (NYSE: MCP) may soon join the endless number of public companies that have filed for bankruptcy protection. There have been countless warnings about this U.S.-based leader in rare ...
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Is Yingli Solar About to Implode?

In its annual Form 20-F filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last Friday, Chinese solar PV maker Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE: YGE) said, “There ...
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Sprint Opens 1,435 Co-Branded RadioShack Stores

Wireless carrier Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) more than doubled its retail footprint Saturday with the opening of 1,435 Sprint-RadioShack co-branded stores. Not all the RadioShack locations will sport the new ...
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Does Banker Lawsuit Put Cliffs at Further Risk?

It has all been downhill for Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF), ever since last fall when it lost in its Bloom Lake arbitrage. Following this, the company was at ...
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Aereo Has a Future — With TiVo

Aereo was a gallant effort that aimed to change the world of broadcast television as we know it. Still, it failed. But after bankruptcy there is often life after death. ...
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Are RadioShack Investors Just Refusing to Accept Their Fate?

It takes a very brave speculator, or a really stupid one, to invest in a delisted stock of a bankrupt company. Investors in the delisted RadioShack stock apparently just refuse ...
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10 Retailers Closing the Most Stores

With the growth of e-commerce still outpacing the overall growth of retail sales, retailers are continuing to close brick-and-mortar outlets. While total U.S. retail sales grew 3.7% in the ...
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Financial Security Hits All-Time High, While Many Still Struggle With Debt

There is some mixed news today on the state of the average American’s financial situation. Some might say this is a glass half-full versus half-empty argument. Most Americans have solid emergency ...
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