The Next Wave of Growth for U.S. Banks

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The following video is from Monday's installment of Where the Money Is, in which Fool analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson highlight for investors the most important stock news from the financial sector.

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The relevant video segment can be found between 1:59 and 3:02.

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David Hanson owns shares of JPMorgan Chase. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase. The Motley Fool recommends and owns shares of Bank of America. It owns shares of Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase. 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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