With $60B on the Line, Bank of America Stumbles

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With investors on Main Street and Wall Street waiting to see how an argument over Bank of America's $8.5 billion settlement will shake out, one big revelation in court has proved to be false. So, will the courts side with investors like BlackRock , who are in favor of the settlement figure, or with lead dissenter AIG ?

In the video below, Motley Fool contributor Jessica Alling discusses the newest information and why investors should pay close attention to how the hearing plays out as it resumes in July.

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