“bankruptcy” Charts

#OccupyEducation: Higher Student Debt, Lower Quality of Life »

Quality of life in terms of financial and physical well-being is drastically different for college grads who walked away with…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 309
Score: 4

Top 5 Biggest Municipal Bankruptcies in U.S. History »

On July 18, 2013, the City of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy for the amount of $18 billion, the…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 239
Score: 2

Federal Spending Remains Flat »

The CBO released its new budget outlook today. The chart below shows total federal spending since 2000. Spending was way…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 121
Score: 1

Bernanke's View of Fiscal Policy »

Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke stated that 'except for in 2009, we’ve had very tight fiscal policy'. In Keynesian economics,…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 178
Score: 1

Look to the North for Fiscal Reform »

From 1995 to 1998, Canada turned its $32 billion federal deficit into a $2.5 billion surplus. Canada's federal spending as…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 115

Too Big To Lend: Big Banks Failing to Fund Small Business »

The mismatch between the scale of banks and the needs of the real economy is hurting the recovery. Studies have…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 227

None of the Big 4 Immune to Loss »

No bank could fully escape the the financial crisis, but some banks did much better than others. Wells Fargo and…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 164

A History of Municipal Bankruptcies »

The number of Chapter 9 bankruptcy filings has been sporadic over the last three decades. According to PEW, there were…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 120

Municipal Bankruptcies by Issuer Type »

From 1980-2011, 92 of the 262 municipal bankruptcies (35.1%) were issued by municipal utilities. There were 49 Chapter 9 bankruptcy…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 109

A Look at Bankruptcy »

The number of bankruptcies filed in the U.S. decreased by almost 50% in 2007, likely due to a law made…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 123