Citigroup's (NYSE:C)Q3 earnings report was a mixed bag of things to like and reasons for concern. In the preceding video, Fool.com analyst Anand Chokkavelu zeroes in on three negative aspects that shareholders should be aware of. He also compares Citi's performance with two of the stronger banks in the arena -- Wells Fargo(NYSE:WFC) and JPMorgan Chase(NYSE:JPM) -- looking at where Citi is on-trend and where it's falling short.

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