Bankruptcy Buzz Bugs Beazer

Shares fell sharply Wednesday amid rumors the homebuilder would file, which it called "scurrilous and unfounded"

Beazer Homes USA (BZH) shares skidded on Aug. 1 on market speculation that the homebuilder might file for bankruptcy. Beazer refuted the rumors in a statement: "We have become aware of rumors circulating in the market about Beazer Homes' liquidity and a prospective bankruptcy filing. We do not know where these scurrilous and unfounded rumors started."

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