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Top News & Analysis Detroit

  • Detroit bankruptcy case looming

    Today is the deadline for written objections to Detroit's bankruptcy filing. WDIV's Rob Meloni shares what's on the line.

  • What Detroit, Japan & Singapore have in common

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management highlights the economic similarities between Japan, Singapore and Detroit and what they need to do to resurrect their economies.

  • A Detroit city park falls into disrepair as a result to city services cutbacks.

    Budget troubles in the Motor City is causing problems in the municipal bond market for other cities, countries and local governments in Michigan; Marc Faber predicts a 1987-style crash is likely on the horizon, and researchers in Italy are conducting DNA testing on the bones of a woman thought to be the model for Leonardo Da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" portrait, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • Hard-hit areas are seeing a strong comeback in their housing markets—some people are even starting to utter the "B" word—bubble. Here are the Top 10 Turnaround Towns for 2013.

  • NetNet TV: Should we bail out Detroit?

    CNBC's John Carney, Jeff Cox, Patti Domm and Ted Kemp debate whether the Federal government should seriously consider bailing out Detroit.

  • Detroit's art for sale

    Detroit's emergency manager has hired Christie's to appraise the art collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts Museum, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Determining Detroit's value

    Detroit's emergency manager has asked Christie's to appraise the city's art collection, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Michigan AG works to uphold state constitution

    Detroit has $3.5 billion in unfunded pension obligations. State Attorney General Bill Schuette represents both Governor Snyder in the bankruptcy case, as well as the pensioners to protect their benefits, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Hamtramck, Mich., residents attend a town hall meeting called to address city's financial problems.

    If the bankruptcy court allows Detroit to cut pensions, other cities and states may also try to take that route, an investment manager to pension plans warns.

  • The Week That Was: SAC Capital indicted

    CNBC's Josh Lipton looks back at the week's top business and financial stories.

  • Detroit city grate is missing a cover. With cut backs to city services, Detroit's infrastructure has fallen into disrepair.

    Detroit's bankruptcy is sending shivers through the more than $3.7 trillion municipal bond market, as investors worry it will change the way certain bondholders are dealt with.

  • Alison Heeres shares her urban chef project at a recent Detroit SOUP gathering, a combination public dinner-pitch fest.

    As the Motor City's bankruptcy plays out in court, entrepreneurs are using creative business models to revitalize Detroit. They're harnessing the adage "opportunity in a bottom."

  • Heath Carr, CEO of Shinola.

    Heath Carr, CEO, Shinola, talks about the watches his company makes and why he decided to locate his company in Detroit. The company has 75 employees in its detroit headquarters. With Richard Bernstein.

  • Detroit founded 312 years ago today

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports outside Detroit. A bankruptcy judge has said it is in the public interest to allow the city's restructuring to proceed and has halted the challenges in state court.

  • Whitney on 'Detroit's vicious cycle'

    Meredith Whitney, CEO of Meredith Whitney Advisory, weighs in on Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy.

  • City on the brink

    Awaiting the Federal court's ruling on whether Detroit is eligible for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Awaiting ruling in Detroit case

    Discussing what's at stake with today's decision on Detroit's bankruptcy, with Michael Sweet, municipal bankruptcy attorney of Fox Rothschild; Steven Rattner, Former U.S. Treasury auto advisor; and Steve Kreisberg, AFSCME.

  • Detroit must make 'massive changes'

    Mark Aesch, Founder, TransPro, discusses work he's done in Detroit's transportation system and what needs to be done to bring the city back.

  • Detroit goes to court today

    CNBC's Scott Cohn offers a preview of Detroit's bankruptcy hearing after a state appeals court halted all challenges to the city's declaration. Today is the first hearing.

  • Reinvesting in Detroit

    Entrepreneurs and investors in the "motor city" still say Detroit is open for business. Bob Marsh, LevelEleven CEO, and Bill Pulte, Detroit Blight Authority founder, discuss how to attract business and investment in the city. "If we don't clean up the city, we'll never have any shot at having a functional real estate economy," says Pulte.