1 Easy Way to See If Your Bank Stock Is Safe
In this segment of The Motley Fool's everything-financials show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson take a look back at a key driver that led some banks to crumble during the crisis and other to thrive.
Matt tells investors a simple way to gauge the strength on a bank's balance sheet and how it can be compared across competitors.
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The article 1 Easy Way to See If Your Bank Stock Is Safe originally appeared on Fool.com.David Hanson owns shares of BB&T. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Bank of America. The Motley Fool recommends Bank of America. The Motley Fool owns shares of Bank of America, Citigroup, Huntington Bancshares, and KeyCorp. 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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