Buyer Beware: 30 Biggest Bankruptcy Risks

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 |  Includes: AXL, BZH, F, GM, LEA, MBI, MNI, MTOR, RAD, RFP, RHDC, SIX, UIS, VC, YRCW
by: Thomas Smicklas

The following companies are listed in order, based upon the credit-default swap spreads on five-year corporate bonds as of early April. The list is compiled from research provided publicly through MSN Money.

AbitibiBowater (declared bankruptcy on Friday) (ABH)
R. H Donnelly (OTC:RHDC)
Visteon (NYSE:VC)
General Motors (NYSE:GM)
Six Flags (NYSE:SIX)
Financial Guaranty Insurance
Hawker Beechcraft
Ineos Group
NXP Semiconductors
McClatchy (NYSE:MNI)
Unisys (NYSE:UIS)
CC Media
Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH)
YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW)
Hellas Telecommunications II
Lear (NYSE:LEA)
Ono Finance
American Axle and Manufacturing (NYSE:AXL)
Harrah's Entertainment
Truvo Subsidiary
Ford Motor (NYSE:F)
Rite Aid (NYSE:RAD)
MBIA (NYSE:MBI)
Freescale Semiconductor
Univision Communications
ArvinMeritor (ARM)
Pioneer Electronics
Travelport

A very interesting, prioritized list of companies that may not be on any list one year hence.