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U.S. Bankruptcy Tracker: Easy Money Mutes Distress

  • Filings slowed to just four in latest week amid easy credit
  • ‘Comeuppance’ seen revealing pandemic losers in second half
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Distressed debt investors are having a tough time finding opportunities in the U.S., where wide-open credit markets mean more companies are borrowing their way out of trouble.

Just four companies with at least $50 million of liabilities filed for bankruptcy in the U.S. last week. They included an airplane parts manufacturer and a clothing seller -- both ravaged by the pandemic.