The Baggage Weighing Down This American Icon

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst/editor Isaac Pino and consumer goods editor/analyst Austin Smith discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Isaac and Austin analyze American Airlines' recent bankruptcy filing, the pension issues surrounding the company, and the possible suitors that could emerge. American withstood the aftermath of 9/11 and the economic recession in recent years, but found its stock delisted from the major exchanges as it recently fell into Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Isaac and Austin analyze what the future might look like for this iconic American company if it can successfully shed some weight through the bankruptcy process.

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