In 2012, financial stocks crushed the market. However, first-quarter earnings from some of these companies highlighted the challenges many banks still face. As long as the U.S. economy continues to grow at a subdued pace, banks will continue to feel pressure to find new ways to sustain earnings.
In this video, Motley Fool banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson tell investors which banks they still see as great long-term buys at today's prices.
Citigroup is a bank stock that still looks tantalizingly cheap. Yet the bank's balance sheet is still in need of more repair, and there's a considerable amount of uncertainty after a shocking management shakeup. Should investors be treading carefully, or jumping on an opportunity to buy? To help figure out whether Citigroup deserves a spot on your watchlist, I invite you to read our premium research report on the bank today. We'll fill you in on both reasons to buy and reasons to sell Citigroup, and what areas Citigroup investors need to watch going forward. Click here now for instant access to our best expert's take on Citigroup.