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  • Lumber Liquidators, NetApp are big market movers

    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc., down $4.17 to $21.10 The flooring retailer's CEO, Robert Lynch, abruptly quit as the company...
  • Are independent booksellers replacing big-box retailers?

    PITTSBURGH At the time Dan Iddings opened the doors of Classic Lines Bookstore in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood last year, his greatest fear was that the technologies that ate up some of his largest competitors would swallow his business whole....
  • Puerto Rico gov files $9.8B budget that calls for deep cuts

    Puerto Rico's governor submitted a $9.8 billion budget proposal Wednesday calling for $674 million in cuts amid the U.S. territory's economic crisis. Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla did not present the budget during a televised address as is tradition,...
  • Our crazy policies for the mentally ill

    Our crazy policies for the mentally ill
    A Bronx man died in police custody last week after police responded to a 911 call. An Iraq combat veteran in El Paso, Texas, serving a two-day DWI sentence died after being subdued by guards. A woman died after being shot by a Taser by sheriff's...
  • FTC clears sale of Point Blank bullet-proof vest company

    FTC clears sale of Point Blank bullet-proof vest company
    Point Blank Enterprises, maker of bullet-proof vests for the police and military, has been approved for a potential sale. The Federal Trade Commission gave clearance Tuesday to a sale of Point Blank Enterprises in Pompano Beach to JLL Partners, a private...
  • Judge won't reopen RadioShack intellectual property auction

    A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Wednesday refused to reopen a disputed auction for the sale of RadioShack's intellectual property, including trademarks and data on some 67 million customers of the electronics retailer. Following a hearing Wednesday, Judge...
  • The RadioShack bankruptcy shows you can't trust a company's privacy pledge

    The RadioShack bankruptcy shows you can't trust a company's privacy pledge
    Millions of RadioShack customers -- as many as 117 million -- may have takenĀ the gadget chain at its word when it pledged that it would safeguardĀ their personal information forever. "We will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to...
  • Creditors to help Cyprus with foreclosures, bankruptcies

    Bailed-out Cyprus' international creditors say they will help the country implement insolvency and foreclosure laws which they see as essential for banks to deal with their massive burden of bad loans. The International Monetary Fund, the European...
  • San Bernardino bankruptcy lesson: No one wins when a city goes broke

    San Bernardino bankruptcy lesson: No one wins when a city goes broke
    The bankruptcy exit plan that the San Bernardino City Council adopted Monday is the best that could be expected given the terrible circumstances that led the city to insolvency three years ago. That doesn't mean it's great for anyone involved. Every...
  • Judge approves $200M settlement in 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64

    Judge approves $200M settlement in 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64
    Victims of a 2012 meningitis outbreak caused by a now-closed Massachusetts compounding pharmacy will have access to a $200 million compensation fund, following approval Tuesday by a federal bankruptcy judge. The new fund will be available to...
  • Emanuel delays $383 million in borrowing after credit downgrade

    Emanuel delays $383 million in borrowing after credit downgrade
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has decided to delay borrowing $383 million to restructure debt — a move that buys him time to try to get a better interest rate after last week's double downgrade of the city's credit to junk status. Late last month, Emanuel...