Does Bank of America Need to Repair Its Brand?

After the financial crisis many consumers are feeling burned by the irresponsible risk taking of major banks like Bank of America . Even if they never had any directly negative experience with the banks, simply hearing about the government money and bailouts that had to be used to prop up ailing institutions has left scorched earth that many banks still need to address, even years after the fact.

Yet, despite all these legal problems Bank of America's stock has still doubled in 2012. Is there more yet to come? With significant challenges still ahead, it's critical to have a solid understanding of this megabank before adding it to your portfolio. In The Motley Fool's premium research report on B of A, analysts Anand Chokkavelu, CFA, and Matt Koppenheffer, Financials bureau chief, lift the veil on the bank's operations, including detailing three reasons to buy and three reasons to sell. Click here now to claim your copy.


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