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Zombie

A publicly-traded company that continues operations despite a merger or bankruptcy. Stocks in zombies are usually low in price because the companies are likely to cease operations (and the stocks will consequently become worthless). However, a few bottom feeders may be interested in a zombie if they believe that it can restructure and become profitable.

zombie

A company that remains in business even though it is technically bankrupt and almost surely headed for the graveyard.
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In a near 2,000-word blog, the 54-year-old English singer and lyricist targeted William, Kate and Harry and said, "the future of the monarchy rests on the natural idiocy of Harry, zombified William and airhead Kate, is quite frightening", the Mirror reported
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