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Aflac Incorporated: 1 Global Stock to Buy Today

By Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson - Mar 7, 2014 at 6:00AM

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Here’s why Aflac is a buy today

Aflac ( AFL -1.76% ) is a major player in insurance markets across the globe – with most of its business coming from its Japanese operations. With a history of great returns and shareholder-friend management, are shares of Aflac a buy today?

In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss the company, the risks it faces, and why it could be a winning stock.

This article represents the opinion of the writer, who may disagree with the “official” recommendation position of a Motley Fool premium advisory service. We’re motley! Questioning an investing thesis – even one of our own – helps us all think critically about investing and make decisions that help us become smarter, happier, and richer.

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