Bank Stocks Can Still Take You on a Bumpy Ride


Over the last 12 months, bank stocks have been soaring, and volatility has been falling.

In the following video, Motley Fool banking analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer discuss how Bank of America has played into this trend and what they think of the shares going forward. Additionally, Matt and David remind investors that this level of market volatility is below historical norms and may not last forever.

Bank of America's stock 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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