Why I Won’t Invest In AIG

The following post is written by Hank Coleman. The AIG Bailout Earlier last week, American International Group (NYSE Stock Symbol: AIG) announced that they would begin issuing their first dividend since being bailed out by the United States government in 2008. I’m a free market capitalist at heart, and never agreed with the government bailouts during the financial crisis. And, I’m definitely not a fan of sinking my money back into companies that have lost my trust. In September 2008 during ...

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Big Blue Chips Down Under

Australia and Canada have quite a few things in common. Notably both countries originated from British colonies, and share a similar parliamentary and legal system based on British Common Law. Both countries also share a similar GDP (Gross Domestic Product). From an investing point of view, the similarities are even more striking, with both countries being heavily dependent on resource economies. Both countries also share a similar exchange heavily weighted on financials (banks) and materials (mining ...

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Dividend Investing – Telecom, Real Estate and Energy

The following is a guest post by Donald Dony, who is the technical analyst and author behind the Technical Speculator. If you’d like to guest post on the Dividend Ninja, be sure to check out our Guest Posting Guidelines. Bell Aliant: 7.11% The telecom giant has gone through a much needed transformation over the last few years.  From multiple mergers to restructuring the company into deferent components, the company has transformed its self into a communication company giant. Based in Atlantic ...

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Opportunity in the Canadian Mining Sector

I’ve written a guest post over on The Dividend Pig. It was easy to get my post approved. 🙂 The post is titled, Opportunity in the Canadian Mining Sector.  It is a review of three Canadian mining stocks listed on the NYSE, and is intended for U.S. investors who may not be familiar with Canadian resource companies. I review the sector in relation to its possible value play, as well as briefly review three company fundamentals. Here is a snippet: “Many investors don’t think of mining ...

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