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What Exactly is a ‘Zombie’ Oil Company and Could They Hurt the Economy?

Posted on · Low oil prices have created more examples of what some call “zombie” oil companies. Forbes writer Christopher Helman recently wrote an article explaining what exactly that means and how these companies could hurt banks. MORE: Zombie Oil Companies Could Hit Banks With $20 Billion In Loan Losses (Forbes, Feb. 12, 2016)

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The GOP Debate and Zombie Oil Companies: Friday’s Show (February 26, 2016)

Posted on · The 2016 presidential race came to Houston last night (Feb. 25, 2016), as the remaining Republican candidates squared off in a live televised debate on the University of Houston campus. Neurosurgeon Ben Carson, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, and businessman Donald Trump debated immigration, national security, taxes, and the Supreme […]