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Forbes  Aug 23  Comment 
FIFTY YEARS AGO novelist Katherine Porter wrote the bestselling Ship of Fools. That would be an apt description of the annual gathering of central bankers from around the world, now underway in Jackson Hole, Wyo.—one of the most beautiful places...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 19  Comment 
The patented option trade-picking algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center have selected a covered call trade on Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO) that includes 9.32% downside protection. Sell one contract of the...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 8  Comment 
Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) Q2 2014 Earnings Call August 08, 2014 8:00 am ET Executives Robert S. Tucker - Managing Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Dominic J. Frederico - Chief Executive Officer,...
DailyFinance  Aug 7  Comment 
Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) (AGL and, together with its consolidated entities, Assured Guaranty or the Company) announced today its financial results for the three-month period ended June 30, 2014 (second quarter 2014). ...
Market Intelligence Center  Jul 31  Comment 
Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO) presents a trading opportunity that offers a 7.68% return in just 170 days. A covered call on Assured Guaranty at the $22.00 level expiring on Jan. '15 offers an assigned return rate of 7.68% or 16.50% annualized. This...
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 28  Comment 
July 29, 1994 15% stake for Tatas in Tisco Shareholders of Tata Iron and Steel Company (Tisco) on Thursday unanimously approved a special resolution to raise the stake of Tata co...
Market Intelligence Center  Jul 21  Comment 
Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO) presents a trading opportunity that offers a 5.77% return in just 180 days. A covered call on Assured Guaranty at the $22.00 level expiring on Jan. '15 offers an assigned return rate of 5.77% or 11.70% annualized. This...
TheStreet.com  Jul 7  Comment 
Story updated at 10:05 a.m. to reflect market activity. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- UBS cut its price target for Assured Guaranty to $28 from $31 Monday. Shares of Assured Guaranty were falling -1.2% to $22.93 in morning trading. The analyst firm...
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 1  Comment 
Majority stake likely for foreign airlines Foreign airlines may be permitted to have majority equity holding in domestic ventures. The move has been initiated by the Civil Aviation...
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 30  Comment 
Package meets strategy The western donors and multilateral financial institutions on Thursday pledged $6 billions to meet India’s “continued need of high quality long-term developm...




 
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Assured Guaranty Ltd. is a Bermuda-based holding company whose subsidiaries provide credit enhancement products to the capital markets through its three principal insurance subsidiaries: Assured Guaranty Corp., Assured Guaranty (UK) Ltd. and Assured Guaranty Re Ltd.

Assured Guaranty Corp., which began operations in 1988, is a Maryland-domiciled financial guaranty insurance company licensed in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. It is the company's principal direct financial guaranty company and is focused on the mortgage-backed, asset-backed, public finance, structured finance and structured credit markets. Assured Guaranty Corp. has insurer financial strength ratings of AAA from Standard & Poor’s, Aaa from Moody's Investors Service and AAA from Fitch Ratings.

Business and Financials

Assured Guaranty (UK) Ltd., the company's principal international direct financial guaranty company, is a financial guaranty insurer authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority of the United Kingdom. It is authorized to write insurance in the other 27 countries in the European Economic Area. Assured Guaranty (UK) Ltd. has insurer financial strength ratings of AAA from Standard & Poor’s, Aaa from Moody’s Investors Service and AAA

Assured Guaranty Re Ltd. is a Bermuda Class 3 insurer authorized to write general and long-term business, specializing in financial guaranty reinsurance. Assured Guaranty Re Ltd. has insurer financial strength ratings of AA from Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings and Aa2 from Moody’s Investors Service.

Assured Guaranty (AGO) said late Thursday that second-quarter net income came in at $545.2 million, or $5.97 a share, up a lot from the same period a year earlier when the bond insurer made $32.8 million, or 47 cents a share. The big increase was driven mainly by $518.3 million in after-tax unrealized gains on credit derivatives. Operating income, which excludes such gains and losses, was $38.7 million, or 42 a share.


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