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Will You Buy This GE Spin-Off?

By Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson – Feb 24, 2014 at 7:00AM

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GE is spinning off part of its GE Capital business. Are you buying?

General Electric (GE -2.61%) is planning on spinning off its North American consumer lending segment of GE Capital in the form of an IPO. In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson take a question from their mailbag about GE's plan and whether the new company is appealing, as well as stack the segment against the already-public Discover (DFS 0.07%).

David Hanson has no position in any stocks mentioned. Matt Koppenheffer has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool owns shares of General Electric Company. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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$81.45 (-2.61%) $-2.18
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$103.00 (0.07%) $0.07

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