The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and analyst Jason Moser discuss topics across the investing world.
Mike Mayo, a leading bank analyst, recently floated the idea that JPMorgan Chase should consider selling off some of its business lines. He felt that the bank was not best-in-breed across the breadth of its businesses, and that it needed to do something about that. John and Jason discuss this bold recommendation, and then offer their outlook on JPMorgan.
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