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Fuzzy Ebitda Math That Fueled Junk Debt Boom Is Sparking Jitters

Dec.16 -- Borrowing money is easy again for America's corporations. Even for those with less-than-stellar credit. Some of the riskiest borrowers out there - and the private equity firms that back them - are massaging a key measure of their earnings to appear more worthy of a loan. The story is in the latest issue of Bloomberg Businessweek.