The following video is from Thursday's installment of The Motley Fool's Financials show, in which analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson highlight for investors the most important stock news from the financial sector.

Despite a couple of down days for the market, insurer MetLife was able to buck the trend and rise even higher today. In this video, David tells investors why the market's fears that interest rates may soon be rising didn't impact MetLife, and why the insurer's portfolio is well-suited to a higher interest-rate environment.

AIG's stock has been a favorite among hedge fund managers. Have they identified the next big multi-bagger, or are the risks facing the insurance giant still too great? In The Motley Fool's premium report on AIG, Financials Bureau Chief Matt Koppenheffer breaks down the key issues that you need to know about if you want to successfully invest in this stock. Simply click here now to claim your copy, and you'll also receive a full year of key updates and expert analysis as news continues to develop.


The relevant video segment can be found between 4:06 and 4:51.

For the full video of today's Financials show, click here.

The article 1 Stock Climbing Higher During This Down Day originally appeared on Fool.com.

David Hanson owns shares of American International Group. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of American International Group. The Motley Fool recommends American International Group. The Motley Fool owns shares of American International Group and has the following options: Long Jan 2014 $25 Calls on American International Group. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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