Sears Chairman Lampert Boosts Bid to $5 Billion: Report

Sears Chairman Lampert Boosts Bid to $5 Billion: Report

Lampert makes one more stab at rescuing retailer from liquidation, according to a published report Wednesday.

Sears' Fate Hangs in the Balance

Sears' Fate Hangs in the Balance

Sears Holdings advisers are reportedly facing a Friday deadline to decide if a bid from Chairman Eddie Lampert is viable.

David's Bridal All Dressed for Chapter 11

David's Bridal All Dressed for Chapter 11

The private equity-backed wedding gown retailer takes a restructuring to court that will cut more than $430 million in debt and keep its stores open.

J.C. Penney Slides as Sears' Demise Casts Pall on Shares

J.C. Penney Slides as Sears' Demise Casts Pall on Shares

Sears' bankruptcy filing isn't a cause for celebration at rival J.C. Penney.

What Happens to Sears Gift Cards and Warranties Now That Chain Is Bankrupt?

What Happens to Sears Gift Cards and Warranties Now That Chain Is Bankrupt?

Hint: It's not good news for consumers.

The Lehman Brothers Collapse and How It's Changed the Economy Today

The Lehman Brothers Collapse and How It's Changed the Economy Today

The Lehman Brothers collapse will go down as one of the biggest financial failures in history - but how did it start, and what has the economy learned since then?

What Is Bankruptcy? Different Types and Why People File

What Is Bankruptcy? Different Types and Why People File

The debts and income an individual or company has will determine what type of bankruptcy they are eligible to file for. Here's what you need to know.

What Was the Subprime Mortgage Crisis and How Did it Happen?

What Was the Subprime Mortgage Crisis and How Did it Happen?

The subprime mortgage crisis occurred when the real estate market collapsed and homeowners defaulted on their loans. How did the market get to that point?

Great Depression: Causes, Effects and Timeline

Great Depression: Causes, Effects and Timeline

After the stock market crash of 1929, the U.S. suffered a depression that would last for years. Here are some of the most important causes and affects of the Great Depression.

Who Could Win Big Now That Toys 'R' Us Is a Relic of the Past?

Who Could Win Big Now That Toys 'R' Us Is a Relic of the Past?

Credit Suisse has eyes on Target, Walmart, Amazon and more.