01/12/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Business Bankruptcies Keep Rising With No Relief In Sight

As the curtain falls on one of the most devastating financial years on record, business bankruptcies -- both large and small -- continue to soar.

The nearly 58,000 commercial bankruptcies filed nationwide through November of this year exceed the year-end totals of every year since Congress overhauled the bankruptcy laws in 2005, according to Automated Access to Court Electronic Records, an Oklahoma City bankruptcy data company.

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