The Most Dangerous Dow Stock?

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The Dow is home to some of America's steadiest companies, but there are a few in the 30 that are much riskier than the likes of Coca-Cola or Procter & Gamble.

Fool analyst Anand Chokkavelu, although bullish on the stock, thinks Bank of America is the riskiest Dow component. It's riskier than fellow bank JPMorgan Chase. And while Alcoa has macroeconomic risk and Hewlett-Packard has business risk, those risks are transparent. Bank of America's black box risk isn't. Anand explains in the following video.

To learn more about the most-talked-about bank out there, check out our in-depth company report on Bank of America. The report details Bank of America's prospects, including three reasons to buy and three reasons to sell. Just click here to get access.

Anand Chokkavelu owns shares and long-dated options in Bank of America and shares and warrants in JPMorgan Chase. Andrew Tonner has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and Coca-Cola. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't 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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