XIN is a Chinese real estate development company listed on NASDAQ with a dividend yield of 8.5%. Of course, for any company yielding 8.5%, there are risks, most immediately in the near term. But if one is willing to wait a bit, this could be an excellent investment.
Geithner Redux: More Will be Learned From Starr International Co., Inc. v. United States, Case No. 11-00779(C) (Fed. Cl.)October 1st, 2014 | © Elliott R. Morss, Ph.D.
Not many have heard of the Starr lawsuit against the US government. It is a very interesting case and should provide new information on why AIG was forced to pay off banks in full. This was done even after AIG representatives said they thought they could get banks to settle for 60 cents on the dollar.
Some are suggesting the Eurozone is finally recovering. There are two problems with this statement: The Eurozone is a set of disparate countries; some are doing a lot better than others.