Coming Soon: Bank of Google?

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Internet search giant Google has taken a stake in Lending Club, a prominent company in the peer-to-peer loan marketplace. Could this new foray into the world of finance for Google one day lead to Google Banking? In the video below, Fool financial analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer discuss the growing union between tech and finance, how far something like this could be down the road, and what obstacles might stand in the way for Google in the finance world.

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