AMP : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Noah Holdings Jumps 42% Over Two Days--Time To Sell?

    August 15, 2013
    Chinese wealth management company Noah Holdings (NYSE:NOAH) saw its stock jump 42% in the two days since August 8 when it ...
  2. Principal Financial Pinned at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 12, 2013
    We have retained our Neutral recommendation on Principal Financial as the low interest rate environment and rising expenses ...
  3. StanCorp Financial: A Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

    July 8, 2013
    On Jul 5, Zacks Investment Research upgraded StanCorp Financial Group to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
  4. CME and Other Big Movers In Financial on October 25, 2012

    October 25, 2012
    The morning has been quiet for the market. The Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged; the S&P 500 has moved little; and the ...
  5. ING Sells Stake in CMF JV - Analyst Blog

    October 9, 2012
    On Monday, ING Groep NV (ING) announced a deal to sell its entire stake in China Merchants Fund (CMF) to its joint venture ...
  6. ICICI Bank Limited and Other Big Movers In Financial on September ...

    September 14, 2012
    The Nasdaq has climbed 1.1%, the S&P 500 has risen 0.6% and the Dow is up 0.4% on a good day for the market so far. The financial ...
  7. Financial Sector's Biggest Movers: Franklin Resources and More

    August 7, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq up 0.8%, the S&P 500 rising 0.7% and the Dow climbing 0.6%. The financial sector ...
  8. Financial Sector's Biggest Movers for July 26, 2012: CSH and ...

    July 26, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has risen 1.1%; the S&P 500 has increased 1.3%; and the Dow has risen ...
  9. Obama’s Corporate Tax Proposal: Which Companies Will Take A Hit?

    February 24, 2012
    President Obama has proposed corporate tax cuts that will lower corporate income taxes from 35% to 28%, but claims he willl ...
  10. Noah Holdings Brings Wealth Management To China

    March 21, 2011
    As the Chinese become wealthier, the need for wealth management and investment advisory services will also increase. Noah ...
  11. Lincoln National A Home Run For Taxpayers

    June 16, 2010
    The government will realize a sizable return from its preferred stock and warrant investment in Lincoln National.
  12. The Importance Of All-Cap Diversification

    May 12, 2010
    The volatility in May highlights some of the advantages of an all-cap portfolio.
  13. Preferred Shares Make Sense

    May 11, 2010
    Following Warren Buffett's recent lead, investors can benefit by buying preferred shares. I'll look at some examples.
  14. Four Stocks To Quench Your Thirst

    August 21, 2009
    If you are looking for something new to add to your portfolio, check these out.
  15. Finding Shelter In Annuities

    August 19, 2009
    Investors can take not of insurer who also offer a safe harbor for insurers after bouts of market volatility.
  16. The Insurance Industry Tug-Of-War

    June 18, 2009
    Property and casualty insurance price declines may turn around, but the industry is being accused of failing to plan for ...
  17. We Don't Need No Stinkin' TARP Money

    May 19, 2009
    Insurance companies finally qualified for TARP bailout but now they may not want it. That's a good sign but some companies ...
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