MET : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Trump Vows to 'Dismantle' Dodd-Frank (MET, VFH)

    November 11, 2016
    According to Trump's transition site, his administration will put an end to the law that includes restrictions on institutions ...
  2. 10 Best Companies for Obtaining Life Insurance Over 50 (MET, ...

    September 20, 2016
    For individuals over age 50 with differing needs, the best life insurance companies include large financial services companies ...
  3. 10 Best Life Insurance Companies of 2016 (MCO, PRU)

    September 14, 2016
    The 10 best life insurance companies of 2016 have strong financials, longstanding brands and excellent reputations for customer ...
  4. How Seniors and the Elderly Can Obtain Life Insurance (MET)

    September 7, 2016
    As life expectancy increases, various life insurance options are available for applicants older than the age of 50, even ...
  5. R3's Blockchain Consortium Booms, adds MetLife

    September 1, 2016
    R3 consortium adds MetLife, Inc. as it's 60th member--proving again that insurance companies see blockchain as the future. ...
  6. 3 Value Stocks That Mutual Funds Are Overestimating

    June 29, 2016
    Learn why Goldman Sachs concludes that most mutual funds perform more poorly than their benchmark indexes. Discover three ...
  7. Top 4 Mutual Fund Holders of MetLife Inc. (MET)

    June 15, 2016
    Learn more about MetLife and discover the fundamental aspects of the top four mutual fund holders of the insurance holding ...
  8. 3 Short Sales in the S&P 500 (AXP, KMX)

    June 8, 2016
    The S&P 500 is testing the bull market high but many components have lagged badly, stuck in downtrends below their 200-day ...
  9. Will the Hedge Fund Industry Lose 25% of Assets? (MET, AIG)

    June 6, 2016
    Discover why one Wall Street pro predicts further trouble for hedge funds as performance and operational issues have investors ...
  10. MetLife Too Big To Fail Designation "Capricious" (MET, GE)

    April 8, 2016
    The U.S. District Court opinion releasing MetLife Inc. (MET) from its designation as a "systematically important financial ...
  11. World's Top 10 Insurance Companies

    March 23, 2016
    These are the 10 largest insurance companies in the world.
  12. 5 Best Stocks in a Rising Rate Environment (TCBI, ZION)

    February 29, 2016
    Get information and current analysis on five of the best potential stocks for investors to consider in a rising interest ...
  13. Too Big to Fail Gets Its Day in Court (MET, AIG)

    February 11, 2016
    MetLife Inc. has sued the regulator in charge of the "too big to fail" designation, the Financial Stability Oversight Council.
  14. The Top 5 Dividend-Paying Financials Stocks for 2016 (WFC, JPM)

    December 24, 2015
    Discover analyses of the top five dividend-paying financial stocks for 2016, and learn why their stock prices and dividends ...
  15. 3 Cheap Dividend Growth Stocks for Your Portfolio (SSI, PROV)

    November 25, 2015
    Top dividend growth stocks to add to your portfolio.
  16. Pairing Annuities and Target Date Funds: Top Tips

    November 20, 2015
    The Treasury and the IRS have issued new guidance on pairing annuities with target date funds. Here's a look.
  17. Biggest Life Insurance Companies in the US (PRU, MET)

    September 29, 2015
    Read about the top life insurance companies in the United States as measured by written premiums and learn a little more ...
  18. These Companies Are Poised for Growth as Global Population Growth ...

    September 10, 2015
    While there are many concerns about population growth putting pressure on natural resources such as water and energy, these ...
  19. How MetLife Became a Global Insurance Giant

    August 12, 2015
    MetLife is the largest life insurer in the United States. Here's how it has managed to stay on top.
  20. How to Battle Inflation During Retirement

    July 7, 2015
    If inflation is imminent, here's how to prepare.
  21. Which insurance companies pay the highest dividends?

    May 19, 2015
    Understand which companies in the insurance sector pay the highest dividends to investors, and learn how dividends can enhance ...
  22. How To Invest In Insurance Companies

    December 9, 2014
    Knowing the special circumstances that insurance companies operate under helps in evaluating whether or not a listed insurance ...
  23. Want To Sell Life Insurance? Read This First

    September 18, 2014
    Looking for a career that offers big financial upside and the lure of self-employment? Insurance sales could well be for ...
  24. Analyzing Investments With Solvency Ratios

    September 13, 2014
    Solvency ratios are extremely useful in helping analyze a firm’s ability to meet its long-term obligations; but like most ...
  25. How To Value An Insurance Company

    August 28, 2013
    In the insurance space, accurate predictions of metrics such as ROE are important, and paying a low P/B can help put the ...
  26. Preferred Stock ETFs With Huge Dividends

    June 27, 2012
    If you prefer huge dividend yields, you might want to consider having a preferred stock ETF in your portfolio.
  27. 3 Preferred Stock ETFs with Huge Dividends

    February 13, 2012
    If you prefer huge dividend yields, you might want to consider having a preferred stock ETF in your portfolio.
  28. Need an Annuity? Take the PILL Test

    November 30, 2011
    Most people who own annuities don’t really know what they own, and why they own it…other than the fact that their trusted ...
  29. Winners And Losers In Long-Term Care Insurance

    October 20, 2010
    Baby boomers start turning 65 in 2011, so it's time to look at how to play long-term care insurance.
  30. Primerica Not That Independent

    August 5, 2010
    Primerica’s fortunes still remain closely tied to its former parent.
  31. The Dreaded DAC Charge Hits Life Insurers

    October 15, 2008
    Deferred acquisition costs will begin to infect life insurer balance sheets. Learn who's in line to feel the pain.
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