Why Isn't Wells Fargo In the Dow?


The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which senior analyst Anand Chokkavelu, CFA, discusses topics across the investing world.

Perhaps surprisingly, Wells Fargo is the largest American bank by market capitalization. Anand discusses whether it belongs in the Dow.

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At the time thisarticle was published Anand Chokkavelu, CFA, owns shares of Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, and Citigroup. The Motley Fool owns shares of Bank of America, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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