Some analysts believe JPMorgan’s (NYSE:JPM) asset management business would be valued higher if it were spun off from the larger bank. In this segment of The Motley Fool’s financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson debate this notion and remind investors of an important method of valuing companies

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