United States Bankruptcies

Bankruptcies in the United States decreased to 33212 Companies in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 34892 Companies in the third quarter of 2013. Bankruptcies in the United States is reported by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. Bankruptcies in the United States averaged 48715.41 Companies from 1980 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 82446 Companies in the fourth quarter of 1987 and a record low of 19695 Companies in the fourth quarter of 2006. In the United States, bankruptcies account for insolvent corporations who cannot repay their debts to creditors and carry on with their business. This page provides - United States Bankruptcies - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-20

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
33212.00 34892.00 82446.00 19695.00 29953.92 | 2014/06 1980 - 2013 Companies Quarterly
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United States Bankruptcies
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Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Industrial Production 3.80 2014-03-31 3.49 62.00 -33.70 4.19 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Business Confidence 53.70 2014-03-15 53.20 77.50 29.40 54.25 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Bankruptcies 33212.00 2013-12-31 34892.00 82446.00 19695.00 29953.92 2014-06-30 Companies [+]
Business Inventories 0.40 2014-02-28 0.40 1.40 -2.10 0.62 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 79.20 2014-03-15 78.80 89.39 66.81 79.28 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Car Registrations 590.80 2013-12-15 531.10 1149.00 331.50 675.67 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Changes in Inventories 111.70 2013-11-15 115.70 117.20 -206.10 152.83 2014-06-30 USD Billion [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.14 2014-02-28 -0.45 2.66 -4.96 0.16 2014-06-30 [+]
Durable Goods Orders 2.17 2014-02-15 -1.30 16.58 -13.90 0.05 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Factory Orders 1.60 2014-02-15 -1.00 7.10 -7.50 0.58 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.68 2014-03-15 1.18 6.43 -4.21 0.40 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 55.50 2014-03-15 57.10 57.10 51.00 55.50 2014-04-30 [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.80 2014-03-15 1.83 22.96 -17.85 2.30 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
New Orders 488832.00 2014-02-15 481320.00 497059.00 223465.00 486775.91 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Nfib Business Optimism Index 93.40 2014-03-15 91.40 107.70 80.10 93.25 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 53.10 2014-03-15 51.60 62.00 37.60 53.16 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Ny Empire State Manufacturing Index 1.29 2014-04-15 5.61 39.09 -33.73 5.60 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 16.60 2014-04-15 9.00 58.90 -57.90 10.52 2014-05-31 Index Points [+]
Services Pmi 55.30 2014-03-31 53.30 56.70 49.30 53.66 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 16.40 2014-03-15 15.34 21.77 9.17 15.64 2014-06-30 Millions [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.50 2014-02-28 0.80 2.38 -2.07 0.74 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
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Bankruptcies | Notes
Bankruptcy, also called liquidation or insolvency, is a legal status of an individual, company or corporation which cannot repay its debts to creditors or for various reasons cannot carry its operations. In principle, all assets of an organization or an individual are taken over by the court order in order to repay its obligations. The bankruptcy laws vary in different countries. For example, may only apply to individuals or only to companies or corporations. May be imposed by court order or be initiated by the debtor itself.


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