2 Headwinds You Must Understand Before Investing in a Bank


The recent and very rapid rise in bond yields is changing the playing field for banks. As second-quarter earnings announcements rapidly approach, expect them to have an impact on both revenue and profit margins.

Every bank will be affected, from the trillion-dollar megabanks like JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo , to the community bank headquartered in your home town (or an index of community banks, like the SPDR S&P Regional Banking Index).

In the video below, Motley Fool contributor Jay Jenkins explains these critical issues and what they mean heading into the second-quarter earnings season.

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