Will Regulation and Politics Bulldoze Bank Investors?

Since the onset of the financial crisis in 2008, Wall Street and the U.S. government have continually pointed fingers back and forth as to who was ultimately responsible for the economic woes.

Even after passing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, members of Congress are calling for additional regulations and capital buffers to be put into place at the largest banks.

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Bank of America is always a source of political fire, and its stock is on fire. With significant challenges still ahead, it's critical to have a solid understanding of this megabank before adding it to your portfolio. In The Motley Fool's premium research report on B of A, analysts Anand Chokkavelu, CFA, and Matt Koppenheffer, Financials bureau chief, lift the veil on the bank's operations, including detailing three reasons to buy and three reasons to sell. Click here now to claim your copy.


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  • Report this Comment On May 10, 2013, at 5:16 AM, fingerlakes54 wrote:

    Considering the huge amount of damage to financial markets, and people losing jobs and their homes--politicians have to act against the banks in a big time manner. If I was still holding stock in such troublemakers I would look to the sign that says EXIT.

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