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Is America Failing at Failing?

Mike Mandel and Peter Coy discuss the problems with the way the U.S. handles business bankruptcies, and why the wrong companies are being kept afloat.

The Debate Room

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Bank Fees Exploit the Poor

U.S. banks must provide alternatives to checking account fees and minimum-balance requirements, which exploit low-income Americans who live paycheck to paycheck. Pro or con?

 

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How the Mighty Fall, and How to Stay on Top

In an exclusive excerpt from his new book, Good to Great author Jim Collins pinpoints the insidious (and often invisible) problems that send great companies crashing to earth

Can China Clean Up Its Act?

Beijing has big plans to curb pollution and jump-start a cleantech industry. But the global recession and looming trade friction will test its resolve

Failure: A Bankrupt Idea

Why the bankruptcy process that sorted out the mess when companies failed no longer works

IN YOUR FACE: BANKS AND FORECLOSURE CRISIS

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Reader Evelyn Writes:

"I have been in the mortgage business for 7.5 years and most of the people in the mortgage business themselves could not afford to purchase the homes they are living in."

 

The Welch Way

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Transforming the Family Business

Implementing change when the founder steps aside can be a delicate process