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Finance Glossary

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Bankruptcy

Definition:

When a company can't pay its bills. It goes kaput. Dies. The creditors to whom it promised to pay back money don't get paid (the bank's GOOD customers have to make up the difference even though they did nothing wrong) and the bankrupt company is a corporate deadbeat.

Bankruptcy

Definition:

The big BK. Kapoot. Financial death. There are several flavors. Ever see Night of the Living Dead?

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