Should Big Banks Be Serving the American Economy?

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With the influx of big federal money into the banks coming out of the crisis, many have wondered whether or not these banks have a fiduciary responsibility to the American economy. Matt Koppenheffer reveals the answer below, as well as one bank,  Wells Fargo that he admires today.

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Matt Koppenheffer has no position in any stocks mentioned. You can follow Matt on TwitterThe Motley Fool recommends Wells Fargo. The Motley Fool owns shares of Wells Fargo. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. 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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