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  • While gaming companies on the Strip catering to international tourists are starting to see improvement, the verdict's still out on the off-Strip properties.

  • Foreclosure

    If you’re looking to renovate and flip, forget it. But if you’re in a position to buy and hold, with the intent of either renting your property or sitting on it until the real estate recession subsides, the market is ripe for the picking.

  • Extended Stay emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, a few months after the hotel chain was bought by a group of investors led by private equity firm Centerbridge Partners.

  • A group of Washington Mutual creditors have signed on to a settlement that pushes the bank's reorganization plan a step closer to approval.

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    It's easier to bankrupt yourself than you think. “People think it will all just work out somehow. They think: ‘I’ll get a raise. I’ll get a good tax refund,’” one pro said. "I think that’s what gets people into trouble.” Here are five quick ways to bankrupt yourself. You're welcome.

  • Los Angeles, CA

    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa dismissed former L.A. Mayor Richard Riordan's gloomy prediction that the city will be bankrupt by 2014. 

  • Lenny Dykstra

    Lenny Dykstra has long portrayed himself as the victim of fraud. Now the Trustee of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court is accusing Dykstra of fraud.

  • General Growth Properties said it will take full ownership of a Las Vegas residential property from the heirs of Howard Hughes, removing a potential hurdle in the U.S. mall owner's attempt to emerge from bankruptcy.

  • Gm Building

    How long it takes for the government to divest its holdings in General Motors will, in part, be determined by the company’s success, G.M.’s chief executive said. The New York Times reports.

  • The cultural shift that engulfed Lehman Brothers, typified by the leadership of former CEO Dick Fuld, was the start of a road that led to the company's demise, the author of a book on the history of the investment bank told CNBC Wednesday.

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    Fees paid to lawyers and accountants for unwinding Lehman Brothers in the US and Europe are on track to surpass $2 billion even after some of the legal services have been provided at discounted rates.

  • Fees paid to lawyers and accountants for unwinding Lehman Brothers in the US and Europe are on track to surpass $2 billion even after some of the legal services have been provided at discounted rates.

  • A recent study concluded that 38,000 of Irish companies are at a "high risk" of collapse and show signs consistent with business failure, the Irish Examiner newspaper reported Monday.

  • Changes to the US bankruptcy code, enacted in 2005, are coming back to haunt banks, according to Yra Harris, a veteran trader at Praxis Trading.

  • Gavel

    A Delaware bankruptcy judge has told auto parts supplier Visteon that it must restore health and life insurance benefits for thousands of retirees.

  • America's Top States for Business - A CNBC Special Report

    Unless city officials make drastic changes, Los Angeles will be bankrupt by 2014, former LA Mayor Richard Riordan told CNBC.

  • Lenny Dykstra

    On a day that lawyers for JP Morgan Chase said was "really, really, really gonna be Mr. Dykstra's last chance" to make any case for himself in bankruptcy court, it really, really, really wasn't.

  • Lenny Dykstra

    Dykstra will appear in a federal bankruptcy court Friday in Los Angeles, where he will probably witness the final resolution of his Chapter 7 bankruptcy. If the proposed settlement is approved, it's quite possible that the baseball legend will walk away with nothing.

  • Elizabeth Warren

    Whether or not Elizabeth Warren is named to run the bureau may depend on how willing the president is to anger the banks yet again, and whether he is willing to risk a big confirmation battle in the Senate.

  • Shoppers in crosswalk

    General Growth Properties said it has filed for a plan of reorganization with a U.S. court and confirmed it is looking to emerge from bankruptcy protection in October with less debt in its balance sheet.