In this segment from The Motley Fool's everything-financials show, Where the Money Is, financials analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson explain the financial metric: Net interest margin. The guys tell viewers why big banks like Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) and JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) have lower margins than others, like Capital One (NYSE:COF).


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