Offering to cover investors' losses is an attractive marketing strategy, but a threat to firms' survival.
Christopher LangnerInvestment Strategist
Not all Chinese financial institutions are equal, and their debt shouldn't be treated that way.
Defaults in the interbank market may be just getting started.
Inventories equivalent to six months of sales and a bulge in investment properties are bad signs.
Car Inc. just recorded a big profit boost from a stake in its money-losing parent.
Ezra didn't quite make it but the city's plan to become the preferred center for debt workouts in Asia is moving fast.
Creditors keep allowing the developer to increase leverage. It can't go on forever.
Fear not, the nation is working to make its debt securities fit for global investors.
Record junk sales sit uncomfortably with expectations of three U.S. rate increases this year.
U.S. rejection of a planned ETF means it's time for unconventional thinking.
Concerns regarding Group Lease's loan exposures don't augur well for shareholders.
Earnings estimates are rising fastest in some of the least obvious places.
The company's new securities contain a change of control clause that's already worthless.
Distress at oil-services companies is deepening. Something's got to give.
Corporate balance sheets look healthier. Look closer.
Ezra's financial woes were foretold. Was it a good idea to ease payment terms?
A return to profit, falling debt and potential friends in China should dismay bears.
It's no sure thing that the twins' ETF will be approved.
The authorities are indicating they wouldn't mind a rally this year.
If suppliers to construction firms are worried, lenders should be too.