Share of U.S. Zombie Companies

Share of U.S. Zombie Companies The cost of extended monetary easing: low interest rates have created zombie firms. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

S&P 500 vs. Zombie Companies

S&P 500 vs. Zombie Companies Zombie companies have outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin in April and May. The process of creative destruction is not taking place, thanks to the Fed and the government. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

S&P 500 vs. U.S. Zombie Companies

S&P 500 vs. U.S. Zombie Companies U.S. zombie companies have significantly underperformed the S&P 500. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

U.S. Zombie Companies and Wilshire 5000

U.S. Zombie Companies and Wilshire 5000 Since the Fed ended QE in 2014, U.S. zombie companies have underperformed the stock market. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

U.S. Zombie Companies and Fed Ended QE

U.S. Zombie Companies and Fed Ended QE Since the Fed ended QE, U.S. zombie companies have underperformered the market. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

Zombie Companies in Europe

Zombie Companies in Europe After years of unprecedentedly easy monetary policy, zombie companies in Europe are back on the rise. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research

U.S. Zombie Companies and U.S. 10-Year Real Yields

U.S. Zombie Companies and U.S. 10-Year Real Yields Chart showing that the percentage of zombie companies continues to rise as U.S. 10-year real yields fall. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC