20 Companies That Cratered in 2010


The year of quiet failures.

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It wasn’t nearly as tumultuous as 2008 or 2009, when storied names like Circuit City, Lehman Brothers, General Motors, and Chrysler shook the world by declaring bankruptcy. Yet many firms succumbed to the recession even when it was officially over, by declaring bankruptcy or shutting down. Here are some of the year’s biggest casualties.

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