Advocate for shorting mall owner's stock speaks out

Spillman, Benjamin
October 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);10/6/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 40, pP4
This section offers business news briefs in Las Vegas, Nevada. General Growth Properties denounced news stories and blogs that claim that the company is overleveraged with more than $17 billion in debt to pay until 2011. The U.S. House of Representatives approved the Travel Promotion Act of 2008, a measure aimed at tourists, before the financial crisis sent the Congress to near-panic. Peter Thornton, owner of the Internet car rental company Vroom Vroom Vroom, said that he is enthusiastic about the opening of the Las Vegas branch of the company.


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