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The Future of Banking: Could Facebook Become Facebank?

In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss some of their favorite Tweets of the day. Among the topics covered are the future of banking and the race for the next Fed chairman.

Spefically, the guys discuss what could prevent today's tech giants from disrupting the banking industry and becoming the center of consumers' social and financial lives. While regulatory hoops surrounding the banking sector could hinder the transformation, the potential convenience and efficiency available to the average consumer may ultimately trump the roadblocks. 

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  • Report this Comment On August 25, 2013, at 5:31 PM, Ahoyyoudummy wrote:

    You have a few errors in your spelling/syntax ....does anyone proof your work? Look into spellcheck!

  • Report this Comment On August 26, 2013, at 10:15 AM, Biloxi8 wrote:

    Journalism died a long time ago! Now, all you get is self appointed bloggers pitching you to buy something. just look at the wording:

    "And it stands to make early investors like YOU a fortune... " it means you will lose your money in a heartbeat.

  • Report this Comment On August 26, 2013, at 6:34 PM, cmalek wrote:


    your Twitter account says it all - Kopp the fool.

    Facebook a bank??? With their leaky security???!!! What is in those cigarettes you are smoking?! I'd rather keep my money in a mattress, it would be much safer than in the Facebank.

  • Report this Comment On August 30, 2013, at 4:15 PM, reichar8691 wrote:

    A transcript of this would be appreciated. I don't like to waste time watching/listening to interviews.


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