Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) is the first major bank expected to announce fourth-quarter earnings, with other big names including Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) and Citigroup (NYSE:C) set to follow next week.

In the video below, Fool banking analyst Matt Koppenheffer discusses what investors should be looking for when Wells Fargo reports, and what that could signal for the rest of the big banks.

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