3 Stocks Socking the Market Today

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The broader stock market was trading lower in the early hours of trading, but three financial stocks were bucking the trend.

As more investors begin to take notice of the record profitability in the banking sector, bank stocks have moved higher, and many were ticking up this morning.

In this video, Motley Fool banking analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer discuss two global investment banks and one company with a focus on core banking.

Citigroup's stock looks tantalizingly cheap. Yet the bank's balance sheet is still in need of more repair, and there's a considerable amount of uncertainty after a shocking management shakeup. Should investors be treading carefully, or jumping on an opportunity to buy? To help figure out whether Citigroup deserves a spot on your watchlist, I invite you to read our premium research report on the bank today. We'll fill you in on both reasons to buy and reasons to sell Citigroup, and what areas Citigroup investors need to watch going forward. Click here now for instant access to our best expert's take on Citigroup.

The article 3 Stocks Socking the Market Today originally appeared on Fool.com.

David Hanson owns shares of Goldman Sachs. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.  You can follow  David  and  Matt  on Twitter.  The Motley Fool recommends Goldman Sachs. The Motley Fool owns shares of Citigroup. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not 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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