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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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Markel Stock: What Does the Company Do?

In today's episode of "Where The Money Is," Motley Fool's financial analysts discuss the Markel Corporation.

Fri Jul 25

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An Interview with Markel's Tom Gayner

Tom Gayner on value investing, circles of competence, and the impact of social media on his portfolio.

Tue Jul 15

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Are Annaly Capital Management and American Capital Agency Relieved or Scared of the Taper?

These mortgage REITs are happy to see the Fed go.

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Why Bank of America's Quarterly Earnings Don't Matter

Investors don't need to pay attention to Bank of America's earnings

Tue Jun 17

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3 Financial Stocks I'm Buying Now

Believe it or not, there are still buys to find in this market.

Mon Jun 16

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Will Citigroup Be the Most Valuable Bank in 2024?

Motley Fool's financial analysts discuss their thoughts on the future of some of the biggest banking sector players.

Tue Jun 3

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The 3 Paths for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's Future

Confused about the future of Fannie and Freddie? You're not alone.

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Can These Stocks Outperform the Big Four Banks?

JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp., Wells Fargo & Co, and Citigroup are the top banks, but can four new stocks come along and take away their top rankings?

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Will Annaly Capital Management Be Liquidated Within the Next Decade?

Should Annaly Capital Management Inc. be liquidated now that its stock is trading below book value?

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Is Apple Getting Into a Payments Business?

If Apple takes on the likes of PayPal, will this move the needle for the company, or is it more of a disruption for the payments business as a whole?

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Are Citigroup and Goldman Sachs Making a "Permanently" Bad Bet?

What does the decline in fixed income, currencies, and commodities trading means for Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, UBS AG, Barclays PLC, and Citigroup?

Sat May 24

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The Biggest Change Coming to Your Wallet

The Motley Fool's Matt Koppenheffer interviews Jason Oxman about the future of the payments technology industry.

Wed May 21

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AT&T Inc. Buying DirecTV Is a Megamerger; Will the Stocks Reflect It?

With AT&T Inc. buying DirecTV, is it a good time to buy stock? And what about some potential mergers and unmergers down the road?

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1 Way Visa Has Beaten MasterCard

Motley Fool banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and contributor David Hanson quiz each other on a couple of stocks.

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Google and Facebook Could Challenge Traditional Banks

Chinese online investment fund Yu'e Bao and Alipay, a wing of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., have paired up to offer new ways to bank.

Tue May 20

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Google Doesn't Care About Making Money (Yet), It Just Wants to Get This Right

The Motley Fool's Matt Koppenheffer interviews Jason Oxman about how Google is affecting mobile payments.

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The Surprising Truth About Visa and MasterCard

The Motley Fool's Matt Koppenheffer interviews Jason Oxman about the international payments industry.

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Discover Financial Services's Plan to Thrive in China

The Motley Fool's Matt Koppenheffer interviews Jason Oxman about international growth in the payment industry.

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TMFKopp published an article 11:21 AM

Bank of America Corp: The Most Important Goal

Bank of America's returns on equity need to creep higher to keep investors interested.

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You Thought Wrong. Many Main Street USA Businesses Aren't Using Tablets and Mobile

Matt Koppenheffer interviews Terry Crowley, CEO of TranSEND, at the ETA Transact 14 conference.

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