After years of reining in spending, Aney Salas was ready to spring a bit for her kids to have some fun. So they headed to Knott’s Berry Farm, a 73-year-old amusement park near Los Angeles. The draw, other than nine terrifying roller coasters: annual passes that cost $72 each, payable in six monthly installments of $12.
Blackstone Group LP is moving ahead with the initial public offering of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. as soon as this month after rejecting takeover bids for the theme-park operator, said a person familiar with the matter.
The following table lists banks that have failed since 1934 and their cost since 1986 in millions of dollars to the Deposit Insurance Fund. Data is provided by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.