Monthly Archives: May 2010

US bankruptcies resume upward path in 1st quarter

* Consumer filings up 18 pct, business filings up 2 pct * Nevada has most filings per capita, Arizona filings soar By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK, May 14 (Reuters) – U.S. bankruptcy filings resumed their upward climb in the first … Continue reading

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Did Changing Bankruptcy Laws Cause the Mortgage Mess?

By Mark Lieberman, Senior Economist Source: FOXBusiness During the debate over changes in personal bankruptcy laws, bankers were tripping over themselves to get Congress to agree to changes to make filing personal bankruptcy more difficult. The changes, they argued, would … Continue reading

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