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Video: eBay eyes a huge new market

eBay  (Nasdaq: EBAY) is on something of a hot streak: Its Marketplace segment is going strong, its Q2 revenues were nearly US$3.4 billion, and its share price has risen by more than 30% this year.

In today’s edition, research analyst Lyons George discusses where the shop/auction giant might be heading next: directly into teenage wallets. In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, the company’s president of global marketplaces hinted at a potential strategic shift toward allowing minors to set up and spend on their own accounts. Watch as Lyons discusses the massive potential — and possible pitfalls — of adding minors into the revenue mix.

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A version of this article, written by Lyons George, originally appeared on fool.com

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