Hi, Pat: Could you please comment on LendingClub? Do you think the company will be able to compete to a certain extent with banks for lending? If so, I think there could be a huge upside to this stock. Thank you.

LendingClub Corp., $12.34, symbol LC on New York (Shares outstanding: 375.2 million; Market cap: $4.5 billion; www.lendingclub.com), operates an online marketplace that matches borrowers with potential lenders.

The company’s software automates the application process, quickly determines a borrower’s creditworthiness and sets the interest rate on… Read More