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What You Need to Know: The U.S. AIG Sell-Off, TripAdvisor, and Apple Maps

By Rex Moore, Jason Moser, and Joe Magyer – Dec 14, 2012 at 4:08PM

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Did the U.S. get a good deal for its shares of AIG? Did Liberty Interactive overpay for a controlling stake in TripAdvisor? And is Apple Maps causing Apple to lose face?

The following video is from Tuesday's Market Foolery podcast, in which host Rex Moore, along with analysts Joe Magyer from Motley Fool Inside Value and Jason Moser from Motley Fool One, discusses the top business and investing stories.

In this episode, the guys discuss the U.S. government's sell-off of its last shares of AIG (AIG -0.56%), and whether or not it got a good deal. Also, Liberty Interactive (QVCA) has just purchased a controlling stake in TripAdvisor (TRIP -1.50%). The guys like TripAdvisor, but did Liberty overpay? And finally, Apple's (AAPL -0.34%) Apple Maps has been dogged by controversy over inaccuracy and being incomplete. Is the company losing too much face over the issue?

Rex Moore and Jason Moser have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Joe Magyer owns shares of AIG. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, American International Group, and TripAdvisor and has the following options: long JAN 2014 $25.00 calls on American International Group. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Apple, American International Group, and TripAdvisor. 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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$20.31 (-1.50%) $0.31
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