Merrill Edge added 200 advisors last year, and more are expected to join the robo-advisory service in 2018.
The third largest of the four "too big to fail" money center banks has a reasonable P/E ratio of 15.85 and a dividend yield of 1.54%.
Banks could continue their winning streaks in 2018, benefiting from higher interest rates and stronger economic growth.
No safe havens: value stocks are looking "crowded," strategists at Sanford C. Bernstein warn.
A recent report from the U.S. Treasury says big banks still pose major threat to the financial system.
As tech stocks dip, financials are soaring higher and could continue their outperformance through 2018.
Analysts see financials continuing to outperform as a possible tax cut boosts bottom-line numbers.
Bank of America stock has mounted a long-term Fibonacci retracement level, opening the door to more rapid upside into 2018.
Bank of America shares rose sharply following Powell's confirmation hearing, but traders will be watching these key levels.
Veteran analyst Dick Bove gives his opinion on why investors should buy BofA and short Goldman Sachs.