Should You Bail on Bank of America?

Shares of Bank of America (NYSE: BAC  ) are feeling the pinch after a jury found the company liable for Countrywide's "Hustle" loan program. According to Motley Fool analyst Matt Koppenheffer, Bank of America is left holding the bag in this ruling, since it acquired Countrywide after the company had been pushing out bad loans.

However, Matt's not too worried about the effect of the ruling on Bank of America, since the bank may only have to pay a maximum of under $900 million; that's not much compared to Bank of America's $8.5 billion settlement currently in court. In fact, Matt still thinks Bank of America and its big bank peers are solid buys.

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