What are the biggest lessons learned from the bottom of the stock market in March 2009? Join Motley Fool banking analysts Tyler Riggs and David Hanson as they discuss what investors got right and wrong during the scary times in early 2009. Tyler and David explain why individual investors actually had an advantage during the downturn because they are not judged on stock performance. Additionally, the guys highlight some buy and sell recommendations from Goldman Sachs on Morgan Stanley and American Express.

Later in the show, Tyler breaks down his effort to create a "magic formula" to discover the best banking stocks. Tyler and David also take two questions from their mailbag and finish off the show looking at one of the day's most interesting tweets.

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