AIG Revisited

It’s time to revisit our investment in American International Group (AIG) – a turnaround candidate for the company that became famous for its role in the 2008 financial crisis; re-focused itself on its core business, and has proved to be a great investment; but still has a lot of work to do. At A Glance: Symbol: US-AIG…

Portfolio Year In Review – 2014

  Another new year brings another review of last year’s portfolio – I’ve been particularly delayed as I’m gathering more data points and looking at performance a little more closely this year.   Similar to last year’s disclaimers, here are the ones for this year: No tax / margin / interest / commission costs incorporated in the…

Calculating Portfolio Returns

  Late last year, my broker (TD Direct Investing) finally introduced online performance tracking – something that was sorely lacking. After all, investors should know what their portfolio performance has been.  If you can’t measure how well your portfolio is performing, how do you know whether or not you are investing wisely.  Are you investments doing…