Since the financial crisis, financial stocks like Citigroup (NYSE:C) and Regions Financial (NYSE:RF), have been paying out meager dividends – is all of that about to change? In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss how financial stocks could regain some favor with investors by way of increasing dividends.
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