America's 10 Riskiest Industries

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Commercial banking

2013 revenue: $507 billion

2018 revenue: $725 billion

"High regulation and increasing external competition make the Commercial Banking industry a risky one." Banks are now more limited in fees they can charge customers and the higher capital reserves are hurting their ability to generate profits.

But, over the next five years larger banks will attract more retail depositors using more services they have on offer and new technology will attract a younger clientele. The risk level for this industry is 'high' and revenue is expected to rise at an average annual rate of 7.4% over the next five years.

Source: IBISWorld