Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) CEO John Stumpf is getting more optimistic. Encouraged by some economic indicators, the banking chief sees moderate growth and has this bank in a strong position to deploy capital at higher interest rates. In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss Stumpf's comments and look at Well Fargo's balance sheet.

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