They lost nearly one-third of their value in 2017. The good news, from our blog community: "It's good that they're trying to restructure their crippling debt, but in an era of artificially low interest rates, redeeming $75M of some $440M you borrowed at 9-percent interest, only makes a small dent in your death spiral."
And here's their sad story today regarding the local homicide spike and no real solutions . . .
Two men were working on the evening of Dec. 7 at a small convenience store in Kansas City - one of America's most murderous cities in the midst of its deadliest year in more than two decades. An angry 36-year-old father stalked alone through the store, distracted, on his phone, in a heated argument with his 18-year-old son.