In this special "Best Ideas for 2014" edition of The Motley Fool's everthing-financials show, Where the Money Is, banking analyst Matt Koppenheffer tells viewers why he thinks AIG (NYSE:AIG) is well-positioned for 2014 and poised to produce long-term gains for patient investors. Despite the stock's great run in 2013, Matt believes the underlying business at AIG will continue to improve despite the company's CEO backing away from a few prior goals.

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