3 Reasons to Avoid Banks

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This video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which advisor James Early and business community connector Matt Trogdon discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, James and Matt talk about the risks in investing in bank stocks. Many are difficult for investors to understand and haven't benefited as well from the favorable market environment as they should have. James offers two bank stocks that are particularly guilty of being cryptic, as well as two bank stocks he likes.

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At the time this article was published James Early and Matt Trogdon have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Bank of America, Citigroup, and JPMorgan Chase.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendGoldman Sachs Group. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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