AIA Group Limited (OTCPK:AAGIY) (OTCPK:AAIGF) [1299:HK] traced its roots back to Shanghai, where it was founded in 1919 by an American, Cornelius Vander Starr. It was part of the American International Group (NYSE:AIG) for most of the history. As a result of the 2008 financial crisis, AIG was forced to spin off AIA as part of its rescue plan. In 2010, it successfully listed....more>>>
Blue-chip companies rightfully make up the bulk of most people’s investment portfolios. These large-cap firms possess considerable industry leverage, as well as a vast sum of financial resources. Their status and importance to the underlying economy means that they are the least likely to crumble, regardless of external pressures. Ultimately, blue chips provide the confidence and stability....more>>>
Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is a battleground stock, with one side claiming that the company is a quality growth compounder, while the other side claims that the downside to the stock is akin to that of Valeant (NYSE:VRX).
I don’t think Amazon is going to “blow-up,” even if it does trade at 40x+ my adjusted EBIT numbers (I adjust for the company’s seemingly....more>>>
I had expected IAMGOLD (NYSE:IAG) to post an impressive turnaround in the second half of the year on the back of an improvement in gold prices and the company’s efforts of lowering its cost base. This is exactly what happened when the company released its third-quarter results a couple of weeks ago.
Pulling the right strings
In fact, IAMGOLD blew past Wall Street estimates for....more>>>