Better Big Upside Bet: Fannie Mae or Bitcoin?

Mt. Gox, the Bitcoin exchange, has stopped allowing Bitcoin withdrawals, and the result has been huge discrepancies in the value of Bitcoin on various exchange. Is this an attractive asymmetric bet for investors? Is buying common shares of Fannie Mae (NASDAQOTCBB: FNMA  ) or Freddie Mac (NASDAQOTCBB: FMCC  ) a better bet?

In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss the situation at Mt. Gox and the risks involved with Bitcoin, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mae.

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