According to the Economist, "America's enlighten attitude to corporate bankruptcy is designed to put economic resources back to productive use as quickly as possible. This means distinguishing between potentially viable companies and terminally ill ones." America's attitudes treats bankruptcy as a byproduct of an entrepreneurial spirit, versus a stigma of bad decisions. It helps bankrupt firms to rise again in much stronger means, which protect important industries and allows workers to keep their jobs. This attitude encourages entrepreneurs to start their own businesses and recover more quickly.

This benefits the US, because the best minds and most entrepreneurial citizens can get back into the workforce as quickly as possible. The failure of a few companies is more than offset by the benefits of one successful company. … "Bankruptcy Treatment" has a significant impact, so an analyst should put more weight into it.