Shares of the largest U.S. banks have surged throughout 2013, and that trend continued this week.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) lead the way, but solid gains continued for Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) and some others. In this video, Motley Fool banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss these banks and what the environment looks like going forward.

David Hanson owns shares of Goldman Sachs. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, and Morgan Stanley. You can follow David and Matt on Twitter. The Motley Fool recommends Goldman Sachs. The Motley Fool owns shares of Bank of America and Citigroup. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.