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American Apparel Sells Brand, Files for Chapter 11

For the second time in less than a year, clothing maker American Apparel filed for bankruptcy protection Monday morning after selling its intellectual property rights, including the name, to Canada's ...
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No Likely Holiday Happiness for American Apparel

Less than a year after emerging from bankruptcy, American Apparel Inc. (NYSE: APP) may not survive the coming holiday season without filing for a second bankruptcy. When the company emerged ...
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Bankruptcies Soar 28% in First 3 Quarters of 2016

It may not be a sign of an economy that may grow less in any year since the end of the Great Recession, but a bad business climate is likely one ...
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SandRidge Energy Emerged From Bankruptcy With $525 Million in Liquidity

SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE: SD) announced Tuesday morning that the company has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and the stock has resumed traded under its previous ticker symbol, SD, ...
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Arch Coal Emerges from Bankruptcy, FBR Initiates at Outperform

St. Louis-based coal producer Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ARCH) filed for bankruptcy protection in January of this year, seeking relief from more than $5 billion in total debt. Wednesday morning ...
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Would Sears Bankruptcy Cost Tens of Thousands of Jobs?

The numbers are brutal. Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD), parent of Sears and Kmart, has lost almost $4 billion over the past three years. In the most recent quarter, it lost ...
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Arch Coal Gets Reorganization Plan Approved to Exit Bankruptcy

Arch Coal, Inc. has announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri has confirmed its amended plan of reorganization. The coal mining giant now expects ...
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Caesars Shares Bust on Bankruptcy Ruling

Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) kicked off the week by watching its shares take a dive following an unfavorable ruling in bankruptcy court. A Chicago judge in the U.S. Bankruptcy ...
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Top 10 States for Bankruptcy

Nick Denton recently filed for bankruptcy as a suit against Gawker, the famous publication company he owned, was swamped by a lawsuit won by Hulk Hogan. The bankruptcy levels vary ...
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High-Yield Bond Defaults Top $50 Billion to Date in 2016

The default rate on U.S. high-yield bonds rose to 4.9% in the first half of 2016, with a total value of $50.2 billion. In all of 2015, the total value ...
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Has $800 Billion in Oil Simply Disappeared?

By one count, some 3 billion barrels of crude oil valued at about $840 billion have gone missing since the end of 2014. Adding in oil-equivalent barrels of natural gas, ...
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Hercules Offshore Files Prepackaged Bankruptcy

Less than two weeks ago, Hercules Offshore Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) announced that it had reached a restructuring support agreement with lenders holding about 99% of the company's first-lien debt. Monday ...
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Under Armour Is Not Sports Authority’s Only Victim

The bankruptcy and liquidation of Sports Authority has probably had more impact on the sporting goods market that anything the company has done recently. In an earnings warning issued Tuesday, ...
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StemCells Reminds Investors of the Lessons of Outright Implosion

StemCells Inc. (NASDAQ: STEM) just reminded investors and speculators alike just how dangerous it can be to invest in biotech and biohealth companies. The company issued a press release signaling ...
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Hercules Offshore Restructures Debt Again

Offshore services provider Hercules Offshore Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) announced Friday morning that the company has reached a restructuring support agreement with lenders holding about 99% of the company's first-lien debt. ...
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