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  • Buying From Bankrupt Stores Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 9:17 PM ET

    How to make sure their financial problems don't become yours.

  • US Auto Industry Bailout May Rest with Congress Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 4:17 PM ET

    The U.S. auto industry's best chance for $25 billion in immediate government help may come next week when Congress returns.

  • GM's Shares Plunge Amid Worsening Outlook Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 12:22 PM ET
    General Motors logo

    General Motors will likely fall below its minimum cash needs of $11 billion to $14 billion in the first quarter of 2009 if the troubled automaker does not receive additional funding, said an analyst at Barclays Capital.

  • Circuit City Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 9:45 AM ET
    A Circuit City store in Richmond, Virginia.

    Circuit City Stores, the No. 2 U.S. consumer electronics retailer, filed for bankruptcy protection Monday just a few weeks before the start of the key holiday shopping season, becoming the largest retailer to file under Chapter 11 this year.

  • Henes: A Gameplan for Distressed Company Investing Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 3:36 PM ET

    There's an opportunity for distressed investors to purchase strong, but over-leveraged, distressed companies for relatively cheap prices and with significant downside protection.

  • Private Equity Opportunity: Buy The Distressed Friday, 24 Oct 2008 | 1:39 PM ET

    Today, the investment thesis for private equity funds should be to buy distressed, but market leading, companies.

  • Why the Feds Should Step Into Bankruptcy Loans Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | 11:15 AM ET

    For our corporate reorganization regime to work properly, distressed companies need access to the DIP loan market or good, but over-leveraged, companies will fail.

  • How the Credit Default Swaps Market Works Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | 6:46 AM ET

    Regulators have stepped up calls since the collapse of Lehman Brothers last month for more supervision of the $55 trillion credit derivatives market to improve its safety and transparency.

  • The Bankruptcy Option: More Than Just a Last Resort Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 3:39 PM ET

    Our credit and consumer expert reveals a new way to think about bankruptcy protection.

  • Four Ways to Cut Your Credit Card Debt Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 2:09 PM ET

    Our credit expert breaks down and grades the different options for digging out of debt.

  • GM: Why It WON'T Have Its Day In Bankruptcy Court Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 1:59 PM ET
    GM logo, General Motors logo

    If you think GM is just a short drive from steering into bankruptcy, think again. This morning, while everyone says this company is on the verge of collapsing, a GM spokeswoman emphatically said "NO!"

  • Ford: Not Mulling Bankruptcy; CFO Retires Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 1:36 PM ET
    Ford

    Ford Motor is not considering bankruptcy protection as an option, CNBC reported Friday, citing company executives. The unidentified Ford executives said bankruptcy is not even under discussion, and that the company has sufficient liquidity.

  • We Are Facing an 'Inflation Holocaust': Jim Rogers Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 7:26 AM ET
    CNBC Special Report: Bank Crisis Strikes Europe

    Markets do not trust the governments' plans to keep struggling banks alive and investors will only calm down when the companies with bad assets are allowed to go bankrupt, legendary investor Jim Rogers, CEO of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC on Friday.

  • Which Sports Teams Could Face Bankruptcy Threat? Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 9:51 AM ET

    In the midst of the greatest economic freefall this country has ever seen, one of the most popular topics among those in the sports finance world is which team, in which league, will file for bankruptcy first and when.

  • Today's Top Videos: Lehman, BofA, Fed & More... Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 7:27 PM ET

    Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy on Sunday to become the largest casualty of the global crisis, while Bank of America adds another slice to its growing financial services empire, buying Merrill Lynch in a $50 billion deal. Following are today's top videos:

  • UAL Shares Slammed by False Bankruptcy Report Monday, 8 Sep 2008 | 5:01 PM ET
    United Airlines

    Shares of UAL, the parent of United Airlines, were blasted Monday by a false rumor that the company was declaring bankruptcy.

  • Alitalia Files for Bankruptcy Protection Friday, 29 Aug 2008 | 1:32 PM ET

    Italy's national airline Alitalia says it has filed for bankruptcy protection, taking the first step in reshaping what has been a failing company.

  • Peter and Tonya are trying to fulfill their dream of owning a home, saving for retirement and starting an emergency fund. Here's how they're going to do it.

  • Ulzheimer: Why the 'Debt Settlement' Business Is a Scam Wednesday, 20 Aug 2008 | 3:49 PM ET

    Plus, some tough love for a serial credit abuser.

  • Contributor: Pay Your Debt, No Matter How Old Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 3:55 PM ET

    Also, what to do when your creditor files for Chapter 11, from On the Money's credit guru.