Bank of America Corp (BAC): Five Things That Could Hobble It

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) is a favorite among Foolish investors, and not without good reason. The bank performed like a thoroughbred in 2012, returning share-price gains of better than 100% for the calendar year.

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)

But as far as the superbank has come since the financial crisis, it still has a long way to go before it returns to normalcy: stable, profitable, and a place where investor money is not only safe, but put to good use.

Here are five things that could still hobble Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), stopping that return to normalcy from happening, or considerably slowing it down: