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BofA: These Charts Show Wall Street Is Way Too Scared to Take Risks

The financial industry goes baaaa.
A herd of sheep.

A herd of sheep.

Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

The scars of the financial crisis are still evident on Wall Street —both from veterans who managed to survive the culling of the herd and new employees whose entrance into the business was delayed by the mass carnage. 

As such, it's understandable that those who work in the financial industry are shying away from sticking their necks out. Savita Subramanian, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's chief U.S. equity strategist, highlights how this newfound wariness is playing out on Wall Street.