Earlier this week, Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) announced that it's redeeming roughly $5.5 billion in preferred shares from investors. Boring, right? Not if you're a shareholder in the nation's second largest bank. In the video below, Motley Fool contributor John Maxfield gives three reasons investors should care about this.

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