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Jefferson County Bankruptcy Fallout

Jefferson County Bankruptcy Fallout

To date, other Alabama counties haven’t felt the effects of Jefferson County’s bankruptcy. But an unusually strong bond market may be cloaking a fault line, delaying fallout—a weakness the nation’s largest municipal bond insurer says it not underwrite.

September 2012
Leading the Alabama Publics League

Leading the Alabama Publics League

If you’d invested in Hibbett Sports over the last 18 months, you’d be invested in the league leader.

August 2012

Public Company Performances in 2011

August 2012
Movers & Shapers

Movers & Shapers

People making a difference in Talladega, Calhoun, Clay & Cleburne counties

July 2012
$2 Billion Chump Change

$2 Billion Chump Change

A finance professor specializing in derivatives lays out the implications of J.P. Morgan’s $2 billion bum bet.

July 2012
Number Crunchers to the Rescue

Number Crunchers to the Rescue

Accounting firms across the state are putting customer service first — even when their clients’ needs are outside the norm.

July 2012
Career Notes

Career Notes

June 2012
Markets Catch Breath After Benchmarks Breached

Markets Catch Breath After Benchmarks Breached

May 2012

Alabama Insider Trades

Stock transactions by insiders of Alabama's public companies

May 2012
Taking up Slack in Business Lending

Taking up Slack in Business Lending

Credit unions have played a significant part in supplying commercial credit during the bank-led financial crisis.

May 2012