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The worst performing bank stocks of the year didn't do all that bad. Over a six-year horizon, almost all of them have maintained their value well relative to the KBW Bank Index, a group ranging in size from JPMorgan Chase to the $21 billion-asset Commerce Bancshares. But consistent earnings and stable share prices were not enough in a 2012 where momentum came from names that snapped back after steep losses the year before.


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