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  • "Everything that touches Puerto Rico, the debt, the monolines, the banks, will all sell off pretty aggressively," said Daniel Hanson, analyst at Height Securities. Assured Guaranty shares fell 19.8 percent while MBIA Inc fell 6.7 percent. Assured Guaranty said it insured over $6 billion in par value of Puerto Rico bonds as of the end of March.

  • NEW YORK, June 26- Puerto Rico's distressed power authority PREPA and its creditors have been discussing a deal for the utility to avoid a potential default next week as a $400 million payment deadline looms, a source familiar with the talks said on Friday. Talks are at crunch point, with PREPA facing a July 1 interest payment. To buy time, the two sides have been...

  • NEW YORK, June 23- Puerto Rico's distressed power authority, PREPA, will meet in New York on Thursday with its creditors, which have offered a new debt restructuring plan in response to a PREPA proposal earlier this month, three people familiar with the talks told Reuters. Restructuring talks are in crunch time, with PREPA facing a July 1 interest payment it has said...

  • Midday movers: Hertz, Ocwen, Coca-Cola & more Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 12:57 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Credit Suisse, Assured Guaranty settle US lawsuit Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 3:48 AM ET
    Credit Suisse private banking

    Credit Suisse has reached a confidential settlement with Assured Guaranty.

  • Your first trade for Friday Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 6:03 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade: FXC, EWZ, M, TLT

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Bond insurers tap advisers for Puerto Rico debt Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 12:24 PM ET
    Public water utility workers fix a pipe in Old San Juan. The island-territory of the United States is on the brink of a debt crisis as lending has skyrocketed in the last decade with the government issuing municipal bonds mostly to finance pensions.

    A pair of big bond insurers with more than $10 billion of exposure to Puerto Rican debt have hired restructuring advisers.

  • Mutual funds sue Puerto Rico on bankruptcy worries Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 1:15 PM ET
    A roofless colonial building is overtaken by vegetation in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.

    Mutual funds that hold municipal bonds in Puerto Rico are suing the commonwealth over its newly passed law dealing with bankruptcy.

  • Detroit passes key milestone with insurer deal Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 11:51 AM ET
    A file photo of downtown Detroit

    Detroit has reached a settlement with bond insurers over treatment of the city's bankruptcy debt, emergency manager Kevyn Orr told CNBC.

  • For BofA, billions more in legal costs from crisis Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 12:51 PM ET
    Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America

    CEO Brian Moynihan said the bank faces up to an additional $9 billion in costs related to the financial crisis and mortgages beyond its reserves.

  • After Hours Buzz: News Corp, Hologic & more Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 4:30 PM ET

    Companies making headlines after the bell Monday:

  • Your first trade for Tuesday Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 1:45 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • 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.

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

    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.

  • Detroit's 'name is mud' but fallout likely limited Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 1:06 PM ET
    Detroit street scene

    Detroit has become a pariah of the muni world, but analysts are holding out hope that the nation's largest government bankruptcy isn't contagious.

  • Detroit said it would stop making some debt payments and asked creditors to accept pennies on the dollar to help it avoid the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in US history.

  • Six Weeks Key to Deciding Detroit's Bankruptcy Fate Sunday, 19 May 2013 | 5:24 PM ET

    There's a lot on the agenda as Detroit's emergency financial manager tries to meet a deadline to decide whether the city and escape a bankruptcy filing.

  • Bulls Look for a Pop in Assured Guaranty Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 6:16 AM ET
    Bulls Step on the Gas With Phillips 66

    Investors are positioning for a rally in Assured Guaranty, which trades for barely half its book value.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 10- Flagstar Bancorp Inc had to know by 2009 that hundreds of loans it originated didn't meet underwriting guidelines when it sold $900 million in mortgage-backed securities to investors, a lawyer for a bond insurer said on Wednesday.

  • Ambac Sues JPMorgan Chase Over Mortgage Losses Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 9:47 AM ET

    Ambac Financial Group, the bond insurer that last month won court approval to emerge from bankruptcy, has sued JPMorgan Chase to recover losses on mortgage securities that it insured and were made by the former Bear Stearns.