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  • Detroit bankruptcy judge turns to advisors for help Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 12:15 PM ET
    Richard Ravitch

    Detroit filed the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history last June.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 12:06 p.m. EDT Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 12:06 PM ET

    General Motors asks bankruptcy court for protection from ignition claims before bankruptcy In latest round of change in pharmaceuticals industry, Novartis inks deals with GSK and Lilly Valeant, Ackman looking to buy Botox maker Allergan in cash-and-stock deal worth about $45.6 B Stocks gain amid earnings reports and deal news; Allergan, Netflix jump Labor Department: Job market improved for 2013 college grads but remained weak McDonald's profit slips as sales remain weak; April' modestly positive' Cable TV provider Comcast posts 30 percent rise in 1st quarter profit, cites NBC results Electronic cigarette biz awaits federal rules that will likely curb marketing, set standards Harley-Davidson 1 Q earnings jump 18.7 percent as motorcycle sales rise, efficiencies take hold Sales of US existing homes fell in March to lowest level in 20 months in face of rising prices

  • April 22- General Motors Co filed a motion in a U.S. court to enforce a bar on lawsuits stemming from ignition defects in cars sold before its 2009 bankruptcy as it fights proposed class action litigation that seeks to set aside the restriction.

  • April 22- The federal judge overseeing Detroit's historic bankruptcy case tapped a top restructuring official at Phoenix Management Services on Tuesday to help the court determine if the city's plan to adjust its $18 billion of debt is feasible.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 11:24 p.m. EDT Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    In latest cycle, drugmakers use deals to narrow focus to boost prospects, satisfy shareholders Labor Department: Job market improved for 2013 college grads but remained weak General Motors asks bankruptcy court for protection from ignition claims before bankruptcy GM adding safety investigators, restructuring engineering organization in response to recall Valeant, Ackman looking to buy Botox maker Allergan in cash-and-stock deal worth about $45.6 B In latest round of change in pharmaceuticals industry, Novartis inks deals with GSK and Lilly Stock market pushed higher by corporate deal news and solid earnings; Allergan, Netflix jump Survey shows China manufacturing activity shrinks for 4th straight month but at slower pace Government says average airfare rose less than 1 percent to $381 per trip in 4 Q 2013 AT&T had strong 1st quarter on appeal of wireless installments plans

  • April 22- General Motors Co filed a motion in a U.S. bankruptcy court to enforce a bar on lawsuits related to ignition defects in cars sold before its 2009 bankruptcy as it fights a class action lawsuit that seeks to set aside the restriction.

  • GM seeks court protection against ignition lawsuits Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 1:51 AM ET

    April 22- General Motors Co filed a motion in a U.S. court to enforce an injunction contained in its sale order, which GM says bars plaintiffs from suing the reorganized company for any claims related to its predecessor. "May New GM be sued in violation of this Court's Sale Order and Injunction for economic damages relating to vehicles and parts sold by Old GM?"

  • WASHINGTON, April 22- The U.S. consumer financial watchdog warned on Tuesday that some student loan borrowers could be thrown into default if relatives who co-signed their loans die or declare bankruptcy.

  • Genco said on Monday Baltic Trading Ltd, a company formed by Genco, and its units are not included in the restructuring program. Genco listed total assets of about $2.46 billion and liabilities of $1.46 billion, as of Feb. 28, according to its bankruptcy petition.

  • Genco Shipping files for bankruptcy protection Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    April 21- Genco Shipping& Trading Ltd said it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after struggling with weak rates due to an oversupply of vessels. The company said earlier this month it would file for bankruptcy as part of a deal with lenders. Genco said it expects its operations to continue normally.

  • Genco files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Drybulk shipper Genco Shipping filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday as it tries to reorganize its business and reduce debt. The New York company says it has about $1.3 billion in debt.

  • AMR loses bid to terminate retiree benefits Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 6:27 AM ET

    A U.S. bankruptcy judge largely declined to rule that AMR Corp. had a unilateral right to terminate benefits for nearly 47,000 retirees.

  • Mt. Gox CEO won't answer questions in US Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 | 11:47 AM ET
    Mark Karpeles, chief executive officer of Tibanne Co., poses for a photograph with a bitcoin in the office operating the Mt.Gox K.K. bitcoin exchange in Tokyo, Japan.

    Mark Karpeles, the CEO of Mt. Gox, said he would not come to the US to answer questions about the Japanese bitcoin exchange's U.S. bankruptcy case

  • April 14- Mark Karpeles, the chief executive of Mt. Gox lawyers cited a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, which has closely monitored virtual currencies like bitcoin. The court papers also said a Japanese court had been informed of the issue and that a hearing was scheduled on Tuesday in Japan.

  • Judge says American can't end retiree benefits yet Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 5:09 PM ET

    DALLAS— A federal judge has rejected an attempt by American Airlines to quickly cut off benefits for many of its retirees. On Friday, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Sean Lane in New York rejected a request made by American's former parent, AMR Corp., for the right to immediately eliminate retiree benefits for former pilots, flight attendants and other union workers.

  • DETROIT, April 17- The federal judge overseeing Detroit's historic bankruptcy case has revived the idea of a regional water authority and also suggested the city may need court oversight after it emerges from bankruptcy.

  • The Wall Street Journal had earlier reported that Mt. Gox had given up plans to rebuild under bankruptcy protection and had asked a Tokyo court to allow it to be liquidated. Gox and revive it, has received backing from many creditors and hopes to convince the court to reconsider their rehabilitation proposal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

  • The order by Judge Steven Rhodes comes after Detroit said in a court filing earlier this week that it had dropped the concept of a Great Lakes Water Authority from its plan to adjust $18 billion of debt and other obligations and exit from the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.

  • Detroit homes up for auction     Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:27 PM ET

    Discussing home foreclosures in the city of Detroit, with Dani Babb, The Babb Group CEO, and Charlie LeDuff, author of "Detroit: An American Autopsy."

  • GM to seek court protection against ignition suits Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:30 PM ET
    General Motors headquarters, April 1, 2014, in Detroit

    GM will ask a bankruptcy court to bar plaintiffs from proceeding with lawsuits related to any actions before it filed for bankruptcy in 2009.

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