Fall of the Titans
America loves rags-to-riches stories, but tales of riches-to-rags can be always fascinating, too — and in the last 10 years, it seems like there were too many of the latter to count. Some were due to a series of bad investments, others to criminal activity. Some were due to terrible luck, terrible timing, or the emergence of a new service or technology that quickly rendered a dominant business obsolete. Here's a look at the most dramatic falls from riches and grace from 2009 to today.