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Matt Koppenheffer

Matt Koppenheffer is the Bureau Chief for The Motley Fool's banking and financial services coverage, co-host of "Where the Money Is," and author of The StressTest column (@TMFStressTest). He also co-authored of the book The Astonishing Collapse of MF Global. Matt started his career in San Francisco as a technology-focused investment banker and also worked at a $15 billion private equity company. When he's not buried in a 10-K, you can usually find Matt running the trails of Washington DC. He's a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, but is a lifelong fan of Penn State football.

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Are Visa and MasterCard Being Threatened by Silicon Valley?

Could these tech companies soon become a threat to the dominance of Visa and MasterCard?

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What You Don’t Know About Your Stockbroker Should Worry You

Here's why you may not have even noticed just how badly your stockbroker is performing with your money.

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The 3 Coolest Things That Could Change Your Wallet Forever

Could these three innovations change the way you pay for things for good?

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You'll Never Guess How You Could Buy Your Next Cup of Coffee

Is it already passe to pay with your smartphone?

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TMFKopp published an article 11:28 AM

Believe It Or Not, You Don’t Have to Own Just Tech Stocks

Just because these stocks can be high flyers doesn't mean they should make up the bulk of your portfolio.

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Which Berkshire Hathaway Should You Buy?

What causes a difference in performance between Berkshire Hathaway's A shares versus its B shares, and which makes the better buy all else equal?

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Here’s the Thing: Bitcoin Is Confusing a Lot of People

Find Bitcoin confusing? So do a lot of people, as it turns out.

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How Discover and American Express Plan to Takedown Visa and MasterCard

Here's what Discover and American Express are doing to try and take big dogs Visa and MasterCard down a peg.

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The Future of Paying With Your Cell Phone Is Really Exciting

Here's why heated competition in the mobile payments space could be driving something enormous.

Sat Apr 19

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Google Wants to Be the Next Big Thing in Your Wallet

Here's how Google is already changing the world of payments.

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Fed Chief Yellen Just Hinted at Another Blow to Big Banks

Big banks may be about to face even more stringent capital requirements.

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Here’s Where Wells Fargo Is Looking for Its Next Big Buy

Where is Wells Fargo looking for its next big purchase?

Fri Apr 18

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The Most Troubling Thing About Bank of America’s Earnings

Should Bank of America investors be worried?

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Morgan Stanley’s Earnings Win: Did It Just Beat Goldman?

Morgan Stanley gets a slam dunk. Or so it seems.

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Facebook May Be On Its Way to Becoming the Next Hot FinTech Company

Could Facebook be on its way to being the next big financial tech company?

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Are Visa and MasterCard About to Lose Their Competitive Position?

Visa and MasterCard have enormous moats in the payments space with their vast and ubiquitous networks. But could this deal signal a coming change to that dominance?

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Here’s What Makes Aflac a Great Stock

Here's why this Fool analyst is a happy Aflac shareholder today.

Thu Apr 17

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Where the Money Is: April 15

Don't count Citigroup out yet. Plus, why you're hating JPMorgan for the wrong reason, and where Wells Fargo's next big buy could come from, on today's Where the Money Is.

Tue Apr 15

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How to Make Tax-Day Freebies Even More Awesome

Here's how the future of mobile payments could earn you more free tax day goodies than ever before.

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"I Was There When We Changed People's Lives"

The mobile revolution is here.

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