In the video below, Motley Fool financial analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson get into two major stories from the finance world this week. They first discuss an article from The Wall Street Journal talking about the SEC taking an investigative look into the fees being charged by hedge funds and private equity funds related to travel, entertainment, conferences, and other related expenses; Matt tells investors which firms could be affected, and how this could impact the industry as a whole. In the second part of the video, David discusses Deutsche Bank (NYSE: DB ) , and the legal troubles it continues to face stemming from the 2008 financial crisis and the LIBOR rate manipulation scandal.
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