Last week, the Federal Reserve reported that 17 of the nation's 18 largest banks passed this year's round of stress tests. Among those making the grade was Bank of America . The question this week is whether the Fed will allow B of A to return more capital to shareholders by means of a higher dividend or share buyback program. In the video below, Motley Fool contributor John Maxfield discusses why he thinks the chances of this are good.

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