The following video is Monday's installment of Where the Money Is, in which Fool analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson highlight for investors the most important stock news from the financial sector.

In today's edition, Matt and David discuss whether or not several of the banks considered to be "too big to fail" will be ready for the next crisis, why Bank of America's brand could actually be a toxic asset for the company at the moment, and the bloodbath for mortgage REITs such as Annaly Capital and American Capital Agency that's happening right now on fears of rising interest rates, and when that might finally end.

Bank of America's stock doubled in 2012. Is there more yet to come? With significant challenges still ahead, it's critical to have a solid understanding of this megabank before adding it to your portfolio. In The Motley Fool's premium research report on B of A, analysts Anand Chokkavelu, CFA, and Matt Koppenheffer, Financials bureau chief, lift the veil on the bank's operations, including detailing three reasons to buy and three reasons to sell. Click here now to claim your copy.

The article Is Bank of America's Brand Weighing It Down? originally appeared on Fool.com.

David Hanson owns shares of JPMorgan Chase. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and The Blackstone Group. The Motley Fool recommends Bank of America and Wells Fargo. The Motley Fool owns shares of Bank of America, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo. 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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