The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which advisor James Early discusses topics around the investing world.

Bank of America may have stumbled through the past few years, but is it finally catching its footing? To answer that, investors first need to look past a massive -- and massively ridiculous -- accounting adjustment, but even then, evidence that the nation's second-largest bank is back on track is in short supply.

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