Why eBay Should Spin Off PayPal

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The following video is part of our daily MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill and advisors Ron Gross and Joe Magyer discuss the latest business news. Today the guys discuss eBay's latest earnings and PayPal, one of the company's most valuable assets. Joe makes the case that keeping PayPal in house for now makes sense, but that spinning it off in a couple of years will unlock even greater value for eBay.

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