| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Detroit’s historic bankruptcy filing was thrown into turmoil Friday afternoon, sparking a court battle between a judge and the state’s attorney general a day after the city’s state-appointed emergency manager filed for Chapter 9...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The Federal Housing Administration wants to make it easier for people who have defaulted on their mortgages to get a new home loan with FHA backing.
But there's a catch. To qualify for the break, borrowers must show that their foreclosure or...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Dear Liz: Two years ago, my husband was denied a revolving $12,000 line of credit. The credit reporting agency indicated that denial was based on "little revolving usage, insufficient or no bank lines, and insufficient open accounts with zero balances."...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Activists in bankrupt San Bernardino have qualified their effort to recall three city officials this fall, the county registrar of voters has announced.
Voters will decide on Nov. 5 whether to recall Councilmembers John Valdivia and Wendy McCammack...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:48 PM
General Motors Co. was reeling from its bankruptcy and federal bailout when it launched the Chevrolet Cruze small car — one of the few projects it could pull off amid the financial and political turmoil.
That day in September 2010 marked the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:05 AM
This chart from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s latest report on the banking industry paints a picture worth more than a few thousand words about the recovery from the financial crisis.
Outright bank failures peaked in 2009, when 140 banks...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Two of the stars of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” have been indicted on federal charges, accused of conspiring to defraud lenders and of hiding assets during a bankruptcy proceeding, federal officials in New Jersey said Monday....
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:30 PM
A slew of nonsurgical body contouring treatments promising to zap inches on your lunch hour has taken off recently, ushering a flood of new patients — many of them men — into doctors' offices.
However not all of these treatments, touted on...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:03 PM
It looks like Rhythm & Hues is still downsizing.
The El Segundo visual effects company, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February, is auctioning off assets, including computers, furniture and film equipment.
Bidding will conclude July 24...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Although the California hotel recovery is in full bloom with rising room rates and occupancy, signs of the bad old days during the last economic downturn were still in evidence as a report showed that one of the state’s largest hotel sales of the...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
MEXICO CITY — Gary "Gaz" Alazraki was a young Mexican student at USC's film school when the idea came to him to make a movie satirizing his country's nouveau riche and newly powerful.
It took him more than a dozen years, but his film —...