The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which consumer goods editor and analyst Austin Smith discusses topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Austin helps investors understand where the ever-complicated Bank of America gets its cash. The banking titan is a more complicated bank than it was just a few years ago. All this complication has created uncertainty, which has created volatility -- which has created opportunity for investors.

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