In the following video, Motley Fool financials analysts Morgan Housel and Matt Koppenheffer discuss some of the most interesting stories in the financial sector in the wake of the fiscal cliff. We examine the big banks and whether they are far too opaque for investors to hold at the moment, we look at the good and bad behavior of a few key CEOs in the financial world, we see whether the fiscal cliff should be influencing investor decisions now that we've made it to the other side, and we talk about the booms both in the auto industry and the markets as a whole.

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