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Ranking Our 5 Favorite Industries

By David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer - Feb 15, 2014 at 6:00AM

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Where is the most value in the financial sector?

Within the financial sector, there are banks, insurance companies, REITs, and more, but which area holds the most opportunity for long-term investors?

In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson rank their five favorite areas of the financial sector and tell investors why they think ACE (CB 0.95%) and Platinum Underwriters (NYSE: PTP) could be great opportunities.

David Hanson owns shares of Annaly Capital Management. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. and The Blackstone Group L.P.. The Motley Fool recommends eBay, MasterCard, and Visa. The Motley Fool owns shares of eBay, MasterCard, Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd., and Visa. 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.

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Stocks Mentioned

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. Stock Quote
Annaly Capital Management, Inc.
NLY
$6.74 (-0.74%) $0.05
AGNC Investment Corp. Stock Quote
AGNC Investment Corp.
AGNC
$12.72 (-0.62%) $0.08
Visa Inc. Stock Quote
Visa Inc.
V
$214.52 (-1.21%) $-2.62
Mastercard Incorporated Stock Quote
Mastercard Incorporated
MA
$355.33 (-1.09%) $-3.92
The Blackstone Group L.P. Stock Quote
The Blackstone Group L.P.
BX
eBay Inc. Stock Quote
eBay Inc.
EBAY
$48.57 (-1.88%) $0.93
Chubb Limited Stock Quote
Chubb Limited
CB
$200.94 (0.95%) $1.89

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