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Heard much about Citigroup lately? Exactly. It gladly handed off its status as Banking Pariah No. 1 to Bank of America Corp. in 2011. That has as much to do with B of A’s much-publicized stumbles, but Citi helped itself by slimming down and making money again. The hiatus from the headlines is giving CEO Vikram Pandit time to figure out how Citi can keep the momentum going by broadening international pursuits and narrowing focus in the U.S. on more urban, richer customers. (Image: Bloomberg News)