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Source: Jon OggIf one bankruptcy in recent history was about as well telegraphed as you could ever imagine, it was the bankruptcy of Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: KODK). This down and out company has...
Jon C. Ogg
Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) misses earnings expectations, which pushes shares down as much as 10%. (Reuters)IKEA posts a profit and grows in most regions of the world. (Reuters)Greece and private creditors...
Douglas A. McIntyre
US index futures are higher this morning as European and Asian markets have all responded favorably to recent earnings announcements for US companies like Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC), Morgan...
Paul Ausick
Eastman Kodak (NYSE: EK) files for Chapter 11. (Reuters)Greece and its private lenders work toward a last-hour compromise on a debt exchange. (Reuters)BP (NYSE: BP) likely to set a $20 billion to $25...
Douglas A. McIntyre
After a series of mishaps that included running low on money, rumors of bankruptcy, the resignation of three board members, an inability to sell its patents, and the start of several lawsuits based...
Douglas A. McIntyre
It may be too late, but Eastman Kodak (NYSE: EK) has begun suits against tech companies that it claims violate some of its digital patents. The latest is against the second largest maker of handsets...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Each year, the U.S. Patent Office and Trademark Office awards hundreds of thousands of patents to American and global companies. Last week, IFI Claims Patent Services, a producer of patent...
Mike Sauter
S&P downgrades of a number of EU nations, as well as difficult talks about a Greek bailout, put pressure on the euro. (Reuters)The foreign minister of Germany says he still believes Greek debt will...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Updated throughout the dayKodak (NYSE:EK) has approached Citigroup (NYSE: C) for money to tide it through Chapter 11 (Bloomberg)Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) was given a mandate by the Fed to produce a...
Douglas A. McIntyre
When Eastman Kodak (NYSE: EK) goes into Chapter 11, which is all but certain, its patent portfolio will not be the only part of its business that will be affected. An auction of the patents may...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Layoffs have surged recently. There is no telling why they happened all at about the same time. Drug giant Novartis (NYSE: NVS) said it will cut nearly 2,000 jobs. Food Lion will shut 113 stores,...
Douglas A. McIntyre
TPG may invest $1 billion in troubled Olympus. (Reuters)President Obama to ask for a $1.2 trillion increase in the national debt ceiling. (Reuters)China’s foreign currency reserves drop to $3.18...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Equities had a hard time deciding whether to follow a bull or a bear on Thursday.  Retail sales were mixed, but weekly jobless claims rose unexpectedly and the fears are that the weekly jobless...
Jon C. Ogg
Reality is setting in at Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: EK).  Whether it can milk money out of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and host of other ‘patent infringers’ or not and whether it shrinks...
Jon C. Ogg
Olympus may partner with Samsung. (Reuters)RBS cuts 3,500 investment bank jobs. (Reuters)RealtyTrac reports that foreclosures reached a four-year low in 2011. (Reuters)International Monetary Fund...
Douglas A. McIntyre