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  • A worry for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is that a bankruptcy would give President Donald Trump cause to criticise Japanese firms operating in the United States. "Westinghouse is a major employer and nuclear industry company with ongoing nuclear new build projects in two different states, one of which is supported by U.S. Department of Energy loan guarantees,"...

  • A worry for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is that a bankruptcy would give President Donald Trump cause to criticise Japanese firms operating in the United States. "Westinghouse is a major employer and nuclear industry company with ongoing nuclear new build projects in two different states, one of which is supported by U.S. Department of Energy loan guarantees,"...

  • In January, Sears sold its Craftsman tool brand to Stanley Black& Decker Inc for $900 million. Sears, which also owns Kmart Corp, has dozens of other in-house apparel and houseware brands. "Sears is serving a customer base that is over the age of 50 or 55," said Doug Stephens, an independent retail industry consultant.

  • NEW YORK— A number of retailers, particularly clothing stores, are shuttering locations as shoppers move online and find fashion inspiration from social media. HEADQUARTERS: New Albany, New York. Bebe Stores Inc., a women's fashion chain, says it's exploring strategic alternatives for the company and is working with a real estate adviser.

  • March 22- Sears Holdings Corp's shares tumbled as much as 16 percent on Wednesday as bondholders and investors questioned how long the storied retailer could remain in business after it flagged doubts that it could continue as a going concern. The warning on Tuesday added a new element of uncertainty for a company that has $13.19 billion in liabilities and...

  • The company, which has $13.19 billion in liabilities, said it could have difficulty procuring merchandise from vendors, and bondholders are watching to see whether Sears will have the cash and credit needed to stock its shelves for the crucial 2017 holiday season. Sears Chief Financial officer Jason Hollar wrote in a blog post on Wednesday that the company had...

  • BOGOTA/ MADRID, March 14- Colombia's government regulator said on Tuesday it had ordered the liquidation of Electricaribe, an affiliate of Spain's Gas Natural, but the company had asked Colombia to find a way to allow it to keep trading there. But a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday that Gas Natural would file a complaint within 15 days with the World...

  • NEW YORK/ TOKYO, March 9- U.S. nuclear firm Westinghouse Electric Co LLC has hired bankruptcy attorneys, in a sign that owner Toshiba Corp is more seriously weighing a Chapter 11 filing as an option to help it rein in a multibillion dollar financial maelstrom. People familiar with the matter said the nuclear engineering company had brought in law firm Weil Gotshal&...

  • NEW YORK/ TOKYO, March 9- U.S. nuclear firm Westinghouse Electric Co LLC has hired bankruptcy attorneys, in a sign that owner Toshiba Corp is more seriously weighing a Chapter 11 filing as an option to help it rein in a multibillion dollar financial maelstrom. People familiar with the matter said Toshiba had hired law firm Weil Gotshal& Manges LLP as an exploratory...

  • March 8- Westinghouse Electric Co LLC, the U.S. nuclear power plant developer owned by troubled Japanese electronics giant Toshiba Corp, has brought in bankruptcy attorneys from law firm Weil Gotshal& Manges LLP, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. A Westinghouse spokeswoman declined to comment on Weil's role, but said that Westinghouse has...

  • March 7- Brookfield Asset Management Inc said on Tuesday it would buy one of the two "yieldcos" of bankrupt U.S. solar company SunEdison Inc and take a 51 percent stake in the other, for a total of about $1.41 billion. TerraForm Global owns or has contracts to acquire 952 megawatts of wind and solar power in Brazil, India, China, South Africa, Thailand, Malaysia and...

  • March 2- Liquidator Gordon Brothers Group won the auction on Thursday for the intellectual property of the Wet Seal LLC with a bid of $3 million, besting the $1.5 million initial offer from Canadian retailer YM Inc, people familiar with the matter said. Gordon Brothers and Versa Capital Management, the private equity owner of Wet Seal, declined to comment.

  • The company, known for party dresses worn by celebrities including Selena Gomez and Drew Barrymore, listed assets in the range of $100 million to $500 million and liabilities in the range of $500 million to $1 billion, a filing under Chapter 11 with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York showed. http://bit.ly/2lo7iMI.

  • LONDON, Feb 27- For every buyer of futures and options there must be a seller. For every long position there must be a corresponding short position. Since September 2009, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has employed a four-way classification for all traders with reportable positions in crude oil.

  • LONDON, Feb 27- For every buyer of futures and options there must be a seller. For every long position there must be a corresponding short position. Since September 2009, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has employed a four-way classification for all traders with reportable positions in crude oil.

  • 8 x8 shares rose as much as 14 percent on the news and ended trading up 10 percent at $16.15 in New York on Friday, giving the company a market capitalization of close to $1.5 billion. Based in San Jose, California, 8 x8 competes with companies in the so-called voice over internet protocol sector, including RingCentral Inc, Vonage Holdings Corp and Shoretel Inc..

  • MELBOURNE, Feb 21- London copper slipped on Tuesday as the dollar pushed ahead, but ongoing supply concerns from industrial action in Chile and an Indonesian export permit dispute underpinned prices. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange slipped by 0.5 percent to $6,036.50 a tonne by 0720 GMT, paring gains after a 1.9 percent rally in the previous...

  • Feb 2- Wet Seal LLC filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday, following reports last week that the struggling teen apparel retailer had closed all its stores after it was unable to find a buyer. The Irving, California- based company listed assets of $10 million- $50 million and liabilities of $50 million- $100 million in a filing with the U.S. bankruptcy court in...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 27- U.S. "We see it all the time," with new clients, said Chris Walters of GenSpring Family Offices, SunTrust Bank Inc's branch for clients with more than $50 million in assets. Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc partner who is Trump's pick to lead the U.S. Treasury Department, was grilled by members of the Senate last week for inadvertently...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 27- U.S. "We see it all the time," with new clients, said Chris Walters of GenSpring Family Offices, SunTrust Bank Inc's branch for clients with more than $50 million in assets. Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc partner who is Trump's pick to lead the U.S. Treasury Department, was grilled by members of the Senate last week for inadvertently...