New Regulatory Changes May Hit U.S. Banks Hard

A new bill in Congress threatens to make life hard for the nation's big banks. With JPMorgan (NYSE: JPM  ) , Bank of America (NYSE: BAC  ) , Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC  ) , and Citigroup (NYSE: C  ) all clocking in with assets over $400 billion, the new law would hit them hardest where it counts -- capital reserves.

In the video below, Motley Fool contributor Jessica Alling discusses the proposed legislature, how it would effect the banks, and what investors should look out for. 

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