Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) and JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) are the two biggest players in the mortgage origination business. This Friday, both megabanks will report earnings and hold conference calls. After dominating the mortgage business for the past couple of years, competition from the likes of Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) may be heating up.

In this video, Motley Fool banking analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer tell investors what to watch for in these releases and where the banks may pivot their focus. 

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