Google/AIG Mega-Merger? (Podcast)

| About: Alphabet Inc. (GOOG)

Summary

Will Alphabet buy AIG?

Citigroup raised the prospect of this merger; we explore.

An energy REIT with a 22% yield.

Rangeley Capital's portfolio managers Andrew Walker and Chris DeMuth Jr host a fifteen-minute podcast, which you can subscribe to on Apple's iTunes, Stitcher, or SoundCloud. If you missed the previous podcast episode, then please check out "Yahoo: Better Dead Or Alive?".

In the current episode, we talk about the prospects for Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL) buying AIG, a deal idea recently raised by a Citigroup analyst. Then, we discuss CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust (NYSE:CORR), an energy-focused REIT with a 22% dividend yield, that could be collateral damage from the impending Energy XXI (EXXI) bankruptcy.

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