After a seemingly continuous rise throughout 2013, the broader stock market is ticking lower. Despite the slight sell-off, a few financial stocks are bucking the trend and inching higher.

In this video, Motley Fool financial analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer discuss three companies forging ahead and whether or not they would be interesting in investing in those stocks today.

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The article 3 Stocks Bucking the Trend and Moving Higher originally appeared on Fool.com.

David Hanson owns shares of American International Group. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Bank of America and American International Group. The Motley Fool recommends American Express, American International Group, and eBay. The Motley Fool owns shares of American International Group, Bank of America, and eBay and has the following options: Long Jan 2014 $25 Calls on American International Group. 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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