vendredi 19 juillet 2013

Détroit se déclare en banqueroute

Detroit May File For Bankruptcy Overnight
ZeroHedge, 18/07/2013 (traduire en Français texte en anglais )
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Presenting default you can believe in, as the largest municipal bankruptcy in US history, involing the one-time iconic "motor city" which now has a population of 700,000 and some $20 billion in liabilities, is about to become reality. But fear not: the Detroit bankruptcy, like rising rates, are entirely due to the economic recovery.



Les retraites des employés de la ville vont sauter :
Muni Retirees Face 90% Loss Under Detroit's Pending "Free-Fall" Bankruptcy
ZeroHedge, 18/07/2013 (traduire en Français texte en anglais )
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The current plan (for now rejected by creditors) means a 90% loss for muni-worker retirees, 81% loss for unsecured creditors, and a 75% loss for secured creditors leaving a "free fall" bankruptcy filing - one without a clear plan or much agreement beforehand with creditors - the most likely outcome "because there is no other way out of here if we don't reach consensus."



11 Depressing Stats About Detroit
Business Insider, Sam Ro, 18/07/2013 (traduire en Français texte en anglais )
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  1. Detroit's population has plunged 63% since 1950.
  2. ...and it's down 26% since 2000.
  3. The unemployment rate hit a high of 27.8% in July 2009.
  4. As of April 2013, the unemployment rate was at 16%.
  5. Even though the population fell 63% since 1950, the municipal workforce fell by just 40%, adding to the strain on public finances.
  6. Detroit has the highest violent crime rate of any large U.S. city
  7. ...it's five times higher than the national average.
  8. 40% of the city's street lights don't work.
  9. 78,000 structures and 66,000 lots are abandoned.
  10. Arson accounts for 1,000 of 12,0000 fires per year.
  11. ...60% of those arson fires are in dilapidated or empty buildings.

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