See news item at: http://news.yahoo.com/amr-stock-plunges-renewed-bankruptcy-fears-174310375.html Excerpt: "Shares of AMR Corp., American's parent, tumbled 33 percent, closing at $1.98 . . . . Trading of the Fort Worth, Texas-company was halted seven times Monday because of extreme volatility . . . . AMR's stock price has fallen 75 percent since the start of this year, while industry shares have dropped 41 percent. Morningstar airline analyst Basili Alukos was among those advocating that American seek bankruptcy protection."