Zombie Company

1. A technically bankrupt company that is kept alive with large infusions of government money for the sake of “stability” in the U.S. financial system. 2. A large financial company with negative net worth that continues to operate, despite having no clear path to solvency. 3. The UnDead of Wall Street.

“AIG is the premier example of a zombie company — kept alive only by $120 billion in federal bailout money. Apparently, it’s considered too large to fail.”

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