• Unions fight back in Detroit     Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    The Michigan Appeals Court has halted the challenges facing the Detroit bankruptcy, and a Federal court hearing is still scheduled for Wednesday. CNBC's Scott Cohn has all the details.

  • Court tosses challenges to Detroit's bankruptcy Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 5:22 PM ET
    A frown face drawn on the window of an abandoned office building in downtown Detroit is shown July 19, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit's emergency manager Kevin Orr filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy making Detroit the largest city to file for bankruptcy in U.S. history.

    A Michigan Appeals Court panel said on Tuesday it halted three lawsuits seeking to derail Detroit's historic municipal bankruptcy filing.

  • Detroit bankruptcy in Federal court     Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 3:10 PM ET

    Detroit's bankruptcy is full steam ahead, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn. Reuters says the Michigan Appeals Court has halted the challenges to Detroit's bankruptcy filing.

  • Detroit has paid about $20 million in consulting contracts including Kevin Orr's law firm, and labor unions are wondering why the city is too broke to pay its retirees' pensions. CNBC's Scott Cohn digs into the battle, with Don Peebles of The Peebles Corporation.

  • How your city might pay for Detroit's money mess Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 1:45 PM ET
    A pedestrian walks by graffiti in downtown Detroit. Detroit became the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy when State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr asked a federal judge for municipal bankruptcy protection.

    If Detroit gets its way in bankruptcy court, the cost of borrowing for cities and states could spike, the CEO of bond insurer Assured Guaranty warns on CNBC.

  • Ford to hire 800 white collar workers     Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    Ford will hire a total of 3,000 workers this year, including 800 white collar workers, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. The Big 3 are on a hiring spree, despite Detroit filing for bankruptcy.

  • Assured Guaranty's Detroit exposure     Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 7:31 AM ET

    Dominic Frederico, CEO, Assured Guaranty Ltd., talks about his company's exposure in light of Detroit's bankruptcy. The solution has to involve growth, at some level, says Frederico. With Wilbur Ross.

  • The free-enterprise solution?     Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Discussing ways to help Detroit grow, with Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY), and James Kemp of the Jack Kemp foundation.

  • Battle of Detroit     Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 4:45 PM ET

    A state judge has ruled Detroit's bankruptcy as unconstitutional because the state constitution protects employee pensions, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn. The Federal judge Steven Rhodes in the case is not waiting for that hearing and has set a hearing for Wednesday.

  • Detroit hurtles toward first bankruptcy hearing Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 2:26 PM ET
    Kevyn Orr

    Detroit's bankruptcy goes to court Wednesday, even as other lawsuits seek to block a plan to restructure the city's more than $18 billion in debt.

  • Battle of Detroit, Chicago next?     Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 2:10 PM ET

    A Federal judge approved the expedited hearing for Detroit's bankruptcy case, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn. Also, a look at the likelihood the same thing could happen in Chicago, with Phil Rosenthal of the Chicago Tribune.

  • Can art save Detroit?     Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 1:16 PM ET

    The art owned by Detroit is estimated to be worth at least $1 billion, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Talk of a sale has sparked outrage from cultural groups.

  • Detroit has real estate opportunities: Realtor Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 12:40 PM ET
    The fated glory of Detroit: an abandoned building on the outskirts of Motor City

    As Detroit files for bankruptcy, one of the most prominent players in the city's real estate market said there remains strong demand - it just depends on where you look.

  • A Federal Judge in Detroit has granted an expedited hearing on the city's bankruptcy, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Detroit real estate market picks up     Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 11:23 AM ET

    Daniel Stern of Lormax Stern Development discusses the improvement in Detroit real estate and the impact of the city's bankruptcy on services.

  • Turning Detroit around     Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 10:40 AM ET

    Sandy Baruah, CEO, Detroit Chamber of Commerce, discusses what the city can do to draw businesses and keep the ones already there.

  • Detroit can't wait for federal cavalry, Orr says Sunday, 21 Jul 2013 | 4:31 PM ET
    The skyline of Detroit

    Detroit must dig itself out of the hole it created and cannot wait to see if the federal government will come to its rescue, the city's emergency manager said on Sunday.

  • Judge seeks to halt Detroit bankruptcy filing Saturday, 20 Jul 2013 | 5:13 AM ET
    The skyline of Detroit

    A ruling in state court raised questions about whether Detroit's bankruptcy will stand up to court review.

  • Roth: Against a bailout for Detroit     Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    Carol Roth, the author of "The Entrepreneur Equation," discusses whether Detroit's bankruptcy is a warning sign for other cities; and Lanny Davis, author of "Crisis Tales"; Jennifer Stefano, Americans for Prosperity PA state director; and Mark Simone, WOR Radio talk show host, weigh in.

  • Bankrupt Detroit's prized art collection at risk Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 5:49 PM ET
    Detail from Van Gogh self portrait

    Detroit's bankruptcy cites more than $18 billion in debts, but the city has one asset that could help its balance sheet considerably: its art collection.