In the video below, Fool financial analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss over $2 trillion worth of loans sold by Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) and its "legacy companies" to Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac between 2004 and 2008. Many BAC investors are eagerly awaiting the day when the legal battles over who is ultimately liable for these loans are finally behind Bank of America, but could this be something that drags on for years to come?

Matt gives us his perspective on just how much longer we can expect these struggles for B of A to last. 

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