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Old 07-31-2009, 05:40 AM   #1
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NY Times article on AIG - New Weakness

This article seems to say "Stay clear of AIG policies". I find it amazing that people are still buying policies from them.

After Rescue, New Weakness Seen at A.I.G.

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Ut-oh. This sounds like 1928-style shenanigans.
One A.I.G. subsidiary, the National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, shows what can happen by heavily relying on affiliates. Its most recent regulatory filing in Pennsylvania said it had more than enough money to pay its obligations.
But at the end of 2008, more than a third of National Unionís portfolio was invested in the stock of other A.I.G. companies, which are not publicly traded.
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