AIG Plans to Move Billions Out of Its Hedge-Fund Investments

| February 12, 2016

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Hedge funds now know exactly how far they have fallen out of favor with AIG. The global insurance conglomerate said in its fourth-quarter earnings call Friday that it is reallocating about half of its $11 billion investment in hedge funds.

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Coronavirus: What Does It Imply For Your Investment?

Article | February 26, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has been sending shockwaves through the global economy, impacting the finances of people across the globe. But the question that lies here should you worry about your financial future? Here at Wealthface, we would like to explain what you should do in this kind of situation.The rapid international spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus and the high rates of infection have spread fear across the world, affecting global economic activity. So, should investors be worried? How can they make sure that the viruses’ fallout avoids their portfolios?

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