Why Big Banking's Loss Is a Gain for Investors

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The guest on this week's nationally syndicated Motley Fool Money radio show is Daniel Gross, author of the new book Bigger, Stronger, Faster: The Myth of American Decline and the Rise of a New Economy. In the past, financial stocks have accounted for upwards of 40% of the value of the S&P 500. In this audio segment, Gross shares why getting that number closer to 10% to 15% is better for the overall market environment, despite what it may mean for the likes of Bank of America and Citigroup.

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