Though short-term borrowing peaked before the recession, some regulators feel the repo market is still especially vulnerable to financial stress.
As the casino giant tries to restructure $12.7 billion in debt, it levels a lawsuit at hedge funds that it claims want to force a default.
A Senate committee will review a GAO study expected to show that large U.S. banks are still perceived as having implicit government backing.
Following other specialty retailers, clothing chain Love Culture files for chapter 11.
Most new leveraged loans are covenant-lite and carry ratings well-below investment grade from Standard & Poor's.
Should the economy come under stress, a large number of leveraged loans could default and cause record losses, according to one banking regulator.
Nonfinancial companies pulled back on capital spending in the first quarter of 2014, producing another negative quarter for the "financing gap."
As they pile up in cash accounts, undistributed foreign profits are inflating U.S. multinationals' valuations and making companies appear less…
With the Energy Future Holdings bankruptcy, leveraged buyouts now represent 31 percent of all bond and institutional loan defaults since 2007.
As crisis-induced fear fades, U.S. companies take on more leverage.