“Front running” Against Humanity in the Oil Markets
Wednesday August 27, 5:43 pm ET
By Ben Rooney, CNNMoney.com staff writer
As things in the economy have gotten worse, the number of people and businesses heading to bankruptcy court has spiked.
Bankruptcy filings surged 29% in the 12 months that ended June 30, according to government figures released Wednesday.
Total filings rose to 967,831 from 751,056 a year earlier.