The stock market rose sharply out of the gate this morning, and a few financial stocks were outpacing the rest of the market.

Three retail-focused brokerage firms were climbing much higher. In this video, Motley Fool financial analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss these three stocks and tell investors about a segment of these businesses that is a hidden gem.

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