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  1. The Party for Bank Stocks May Be Over

    January 19, 2017
    While bank stocks surged following the election, these securities declined recently.
  2. Goldman Sachs Beats Earnings, Stock Down (GS, MS)

    January 18, 2017
    Goldman Sachs cut compensation, grew revenues and saw earnings soar. But the market is punishing the stock anyway.
  3. Morgan Stanley Announces Partnership with Thiel-Backed Addepar

    January 17, 2017
    Morgan Stanley is the first to get on board the billionaire's bank aggregator startup.
  4. Morgan Stanley Tops Q4 Revenue, Earnings

    January 17, 2017
    Thanks to its strong trading business, Morgan Stanley beat Wall Street's Q4 estimates on the top and bottom lines.
  5. Analysts on 2017: Earnings Growth is Coming (SPY, GS)

    January 17, 2017
    Investment banks are optimistic about earnings in 2017, with some analysts predicting EPS to rise 10 percent throughout the ...
  6. Deutsche Bank to Cut 90 Percent of Bonuses (DB, GS)

    January 17, 2017
    Deutsche Bank will reportedly withhold bonuses from 90 percent of its workforce.
  7. Morgan Stanley Crushes Earnings

    January 17, 2017
    The investment bank's revenues jumped over 16 percent from a year ago, and earnings were far higher than analysts' estimates.
  8. What to Expect in Morgan Stanley Q4 Earnings

    January 16, 2017
    Wall Street expect the bank to report year-over-year increases in both revenue and profits.
  9. Morgan Stanley Bankers Face Job Cuts, Lower Pay (MS)

    January 13, 2017
    Morgan Stanley is firing several senior bankers and lowering bonuses for workers.
  10. Morgan Stanley Cuts Investment Bankers, Bonuses

    January 13, 2017
    Reuters suggested that there were more layoffs than usual at Morgan Stanley, while bonuses declined around 15%.
  11. Morgan Stanley Adds Adobe Shares (MS, ADBE)

    January 12, 2017
    American multinational financial services corporation Morgan Stanley recently increased its stake in shares of Adobe Systems ...
  12. Morgan Stanley Hoping for Return to Glory Days(MS)

    January 11, 2017
    Morgan Stanley booked impressive 2016 results, led by strong bond trading income, and could add to gains after the January ...
  13. Morgan Stanley, UBS to Boost Chinese JV Stakes

    January 10, 2017
    Morgan Stanley and UBS Group AG are looking to raise their stakes in their separate Chinese securities joint ventures to ...
  14. Trump's Bonus: Banks See Surging Profits in 2017

    January 3, 2017
    Major banks have begun counting their profits as their interest income could enjoy significant gains.
  15. Banks’ Job Bloodbath Will Continue in 2017

    January 2, 2017
    Despite soaring earnings and stock prices, banking sector job cuts are in the tens of thousands.
  16. Wall Street Finding Profits in Block Trades as IPO Market Stalls

    December 8, 2016
    Banks are buying "blocks" of listed shares and trying to flip them for a profit.
  17. Unstoppable Banks in Trump’s America (MS, GS)

    December 7, 2016
    Bank stocks continue to outperform other sectors, and analysts believe the trend will continue into 2017.
  18. Morgan Stanley CEO Sells Stock for First Time (MS)

    December 6, 2016
    The sale, which netted proceeds of about $4.1 million, marks Gorman's first time selling stock of the company he runs, according ...
  19. Morgan Stanley CEO Sells Shares for First Time (MS)

    December 5, 2016
    Morgan Stanley chief has sold 100,000 shares of company stock -- worth over $4 million -- for the first time since joining ...
  20. Morgan Stanley Short Interest Rises 26% (MS)

    November 29, 2016
    Morgan Stanley short sellers have been on the wrong side of the trade, as the stock has risen as much as 27% to an eight-year ...
  21. Dividend Yields: Goldman Sachs vs. Morgan Stanley (GS, MS)

    November 29, 2016
    While Morgan Stanley's annual dividend yield of 1.95% is five basis points below the S&P 500, it is still 72 basis points ...
  22. BMO Still Likes Capital One, Morgan Stanley (COF, MS)

    November 21, 2016
    BMO analysts James Fotheringham said he still sees value in both financial giants, although he acknowledged that the stocks ...
  23. Bank Investors Might Love (And Hate) Trump (MS, GS)

    November 9, 2016
    Bank stocks could encounter both headwinds and tailwinds as a result of Donald Trump's presidential victory.
  24. U.S. Banks to Get Greater China Access (GS, MS)

    November 8, 2016
    China is considering giving Wall Street firms more access to investment banking in the country.
  25. Wall Street Banks May Gain Greater Access in China (MS, GS)

    November 8, 2016
    Foreign investment banks currently have less than a 5% market share in China's $7.48 trillion securities businesses. But ...
  26. Inside the Vanguard Financials ETF: Morgan Stanley (MS, VFH)

    November 7, 2016
    Coming at No. 11 on the weighting list, Morgan Stanley is one of several financial institutions within the Vanguard Financials ...
  27. Goldman Tries To Become Apple Of Banking

    November 1, 2016
    Welcome to Goldman's financial product version of an App Store...
  28. Tech IPOs Will Surge in 2017, Says Banker (MS)

    October 31, 2016
    The number of initial public offerings held by technology firms will surge in 2017, says a prominent Morgan Stanley banker. ...
  29. Morgan Stanley Trades Ex-Dividend Thursday (MS)

    October 27, 2016
    Morgan Stanley will send its dividend payment on Nov. 15 to shareholders of record as of Oct. 31.
  30. Morgan Stanley Big Winner in Monsanto, Bayer Deal (MS, MON)

    October 24, 2016
    Morgan Stanley stands to earn $120 million in fees from the merger, which would be the second-largest M&A fee on record for ...
  31. Morgan Stanley Stock Upgraded at Guggenheim (MS)

    October 21, 2016
    Add the name Guggenheim to the list of analysts who are applauding the quick manner in which Morgan Stanley has shored up ...
  32. More Confidence in Morgan Stanley (MS)

    October 20, 2016
    After reporting a strong earnings beat yesterday, Morgan Stanley got a well-earned analyst upgrade.
  33. Morgan Stanley Tops Q3 Earnings on Strong Trading (MS)

    October 19, 2016
    Morgan Stanley on Wednesday joined the ranks of big-named banks that have crushed Wall Street's earnings expectations so ...
  34. Morgan Stanley Rises on Earnings Beat (MS)

    October 19, 2016
    The investment bank reported strong earnings growth and earnings far beyond expectations.
  35. What to Expect in Morgan Stanley Q3 Earnings (MS)

    October 18, 2016
    Wall Street expects the New York-based bank report year-over-year increases in both revenue and profits.
  36. Wall Street May Be Brexit's Big Winner (MS, JPM)

    October 17, 2016
    New York is poised to become the financial capital of Europe when the UK - and London - separate from the EU as part of Brexit ...
  37. Why Does Jim Cramer Like Investment Banks? (MS, GS)

    October 17, 2016
    Last week, Jim Cramer spoke positively about Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley before their earnings releases due later this ...
  38. Snap Inc. to Hire Bankers For a March IPO: Reports

    October 13, 2016
    Snap's debut could reinvigorate the current slump in tech IPOs
  39. 24 Seven Receives Morgan Stanely Investment (MS)

    October 13, 2016
    Morgan Stanley’s stocks dropped slightly in the wake of the investment brokerage being hired as one of Snapchat’s IPO bankers.
  40. Millennials Mature, U.S. Economy Benefits (MS)

    October 13, 2016
    A research report from Morgan Stanley indicates how the U.S. economy is poised to benefit as Millennials mature, and what ...
  41. Report: Snapchat Parent Hires Banks for IPO

    October 13, 2016
    Perhaps inevitably, the company behind hot messaging app Snapchat has apparently taken an important step toward its initial ...
  42. Why Companies Have Election Jitters (BAC, GS)

    October 10, 2016
    Companies are reluctant to give earnings guidance to Wall Street as the presidential election nears.
  43. Will 2016 Q3 Earnings Be in Line With Estimates? (AA, MS)

    October 10, 2016
    While most analysts are predicting a continued trend of diminishing profitability among American corporations, Morgan Stanley ...
  44. Renewed Strength in Banking Sector (GS, MS)

    October 6, 2016
    Hopes of higher interest rate spreads are boosting bank stocks, but will the rally hold?
  45. Dodd-Frank Opponent Mike Pence Received $188K in Donations From ...

    October 4, 2016
    Vice presidential candidate Mike Pence was a fierce opponent of Dodd-Frank when it was proposed in 2009. He also received ...
  46. Morgan Stanley CEO Speaks Rates, Brexit (MS, DB)

    September 29, 2016
    Morgan Stanley is preparing for higher interest rates this year, and its European operations see little change.
  47. Why is Goldman Sachs Abandoning Asia? (GS, HSBC)

    September 25, 2016
    Two separate reports of the bank axing positions in Asia are leading to questions of the investment bank’s future on the ...
  48. After Wells Fargo, Republicans Still Attack CFPB (GS, MS)

    September 23, 2016
    Democrats are challenging a Republican plan to deregulate banks in the wake of the Wells Fargo (WFC) fake account scandal.
  49. Goldman Sachs Leads in ETF Race (GS, MS)

    September 20, 2016
    Investment banks are scrambling to dominate the ETF market, but Goldman Sachs already has a wide lead.
  50. Wall Street Pushes to Keep London a Financial Hub (JPM, MS)

    September 18, 2016
    The Brexit vote has left London's status as a financial hub in limbo as international firms wait and see how negotiations ...
  51. The Feds Eye More Limits for Wall Street (GS, MS)

    September 12, 2016
    Federal banking regulators are seeking curbs on merchant banking and commodities trading that may have a severe impact on ...
  52. Behind Morgan Stanley's 54.6% Decrease in 10 Years (MS)

    September 9, 2016
    Morgan Stanley's price chart resembles its benchmarks, but its -54.6% 10-year return was driven by poor financial results ...
  53. Snapchat May File for an IPO Next Year (FB, TWTR)

    September 8, 2016
    The Venice Beach-based company has taken out a line of credit and is talking to bankers.
  54. Morgan Stanley Bullish on Micron, Raises Price Target

    September 1, 2016
    Following Micron's strength in commodity pricing, analysts predict the memory manufacturer to make a comeback after its 2 ...
  55. NIRP: Bonds Won't Diversify Your Portfolio Anymore (MS, BLK)

    August 29, 2016
    Using bonds to diversify portfolios has grown more complex. Learn more about the new environment and effective investment ...
  56. Morgan Stanley's New Identity Theft Protection (MS)

    August 29, 2016
    Morgan Stanley now offers identity theft protection to high net worth clients, pursuant to a poll in which they cited this ...
  57. Hedge Fund Confidence in Stocks Improves in Q2 (CHTR, MS)

    August 18, 2016
    After a sell-heavy Q1, leading hedge funds have shifted to a more confident approach to stocks, but there is still room to ...
  58. Conduct Costs Paid by Banks Are Up (BAC, JPM)

    August 17, 2016
    The money paid to handle regulatory or financial penalties by banks have been growing according to a report from the CCP ...
  59. ValueAct Capital's History Of Friendly Activism (MS)

    August 16, 2016
    ValueAct Capital Management made headlines this week after taking a stake in Morgan Stanley valued at $1.1 billion.
  60. Top 4 Shareholders of LinkedIn

    August 12, 2016
    Four institutional investors own nearly a quarter of the company; their stakes valued at close to $5.6 billion.
  61. Top Strategies on How to Become a Stock Broker

    August 11, 2016
    Gunning to be a stock broker and want an edge? Here's some veteran advice.
  62. Cyber Alliance: 8 Banks Join to Fight Crime (JPM)

    August 11, 2016
    JPMorgan, Citigroup and Goldman Sachs are among 8 financial firms joining to fight cyber attacks amid the theft of data on ...
  63. Spot the Unicorn Software Companies of Tomorrow (MS, CRM)

    August 2, 2016
    The next big software successes are likely to be ones that offer solutions in three critical areas.
  64. Donald Trump's 3 Biggest Bankruptcies

    July 22, 2016
    Several of Donald Trump's businesses have had to declare bankruptcy. These are three of the biggest flops.
  65. Behind Tesla's 1,173% Rise in 10 years (TSLA)

    July 20, 2016
    Pay attention to whether Tesla’s profitability can prove worthy of the level of enthusiasm generated for the company by CEO ...
  66. What to Expect in Morgan Stanley Earnings

    July 18, 2016
    Morgan Stanley has made moves to fix its main business segments like corporate bond revenue, but declines in both the trading ...
  67. Morgan Stanley: Health Costs Top Retirees' Fears (MS)

    July 15, 2016
    A recent Morgan Stanley research report indicates that exploding healthcare costs are the top fear of retirees, and suggests ...
  68. Hotels Fight Online Booking Sites (MS)

    July 13, 2016
    The growing resistance of major hotel chains to paying commissions to third-party online booking services has major implications ...
  69. How Brexit Can Affect the European Economy

    July 8, 2016
    Pay attention to the economic consequences for the European Union as a result of the Brexit, and compare the outcomes with ...
  70. Morgan Stanley's Stress Test Reveals 'Weakness' (MS)

    June 30, 2016
    Morgan Stanley must resubmit documents to the Fed by December 29 to show that its deficiencies have been resolved or the ...
  71. Brexit Effects: Banks Reduce Dark Pool Trading (MS, BAC)

    June 28, 2016
    Dark pools, the major trading venues for big investors, saw reduced volumes amid Brexit, raising questions about their viability. ...
  72. Will South Korea Devalue the Won?

    June 28, 2016
    Learn why the largest countries in Asia are devaluing their currencies. Discover how South Korea may respond and what this ...
  73. Morgan Stanley Preps to Launch First ETFs

    June 28, 2016
    Morgan Stanley has filed with the SEC to launch active and passive ETFs, its entry into this booming market.
  74. An Inside Look at Morgan Stanley's S&P 500 Target (MS)

    June 28, 2016
    Beware of an economic slowdown in China and possible strengthening of the U.S. dollar, because these two events could significantly ...
  75. Why $50 Oil Won't Be Sustainable (USO, XLE)

    June 20, 2016
    Examine why the recent upswing in oil prices looks to be short-lived, and discover the dynamics between the increasing level ...
  76. Morgan Stanley On the Trends in Asset Management (MS)

    June 18, 2016
    Learn about trends in the asset management industry and future prospects for its growth, according to a May 2016 Morgan Stanley ...
  77. Uber Poised to Close Up to $2B in Leveraged Loans (AAPL, MS)

    June 15, 2016
    Uber looking to raise up to $2 billion with a leveraged loan.
  78. Are Declining Buybacks a Bad Sign for the Equity Market? (C, ...

    June 14, 2016
    Learn why U.S. companies overall have curtailed their stock buyback programs in 2016. Discover the effects these reduced ...
  79. Morgan Stanley Sole Advisor To MSFT In LNKD Deal

    June 13, 2016
    Morgan Stanley has been scaling back its fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) trading business business, while ...
  80. David Swensen vs. Stephen Blyth: Tale of the Tape (DB, MS)

    June 12, 2016
    Learn about the managers and specifics of the Yale and Harvard University endowments, with a focus on performance and asset ...
  81. Amazon.com Inc. Invests $3B in India (AMZN, MS)

    June 10, 2016
    Amazon.com Inc. invests $3 billion in India with the hope that it can boost its international growth.
  82. Hacking Gets Serious: Morgan Stanley to Pay $1 Million Fine (MS)

    June 10, 2016
    Morgan Stanley will pay a $1 million fine for a data theft, in which information on about 730,000 accounts was stolen between ...
  83. Morgan Stanley Introduces Four Weeks of Paid Vacation

    June 6, 2016
    In the wake of falling bonus pools and loss of top talent to Silicon Valley, one of Wall Street's biggest names is introducing ...
  84. Goldman Sachs Gets 250K Internship Applications (GS, BAC)

    June 6, 2016
    According to the Financial Times, Wall Street investment banks saw a flood of applications for summer internship positions.
  85. EWW iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF: Who Is Invested?

    May 29, 2016
    Learn what you should know about the investors underlying the EWW exchange-traded fund in order to ensure a sound investment.
  86. Why It Doesn't Matter If the Equity Market Is Rigged

    May 28, 2016
    Look beyond Ben Bernanke’s stated goals of the quantitative easing program to learn what it did for the economy beyond boosting ...
  87. Here's an Asset Manager With Quantitative Analysis Expertise

    May 19, 2016
    Learn about the $39 billion hedge fund firm D.E. Shaw Group in this overview of the firm, its investment strategies and its ...
  88. (VV) Vanguard Large Cap ETF: Who is Invested?

    May 10, 2016
    Discover which institutional investors are investing in the Vanguard Large Cap ETF. Find out who's buying, who's selling ...
  89. The Top 1% Are Sitting on Their Cash: Here's Why

    May 6, 2016
    Big banks’ wealth management divisions suffered big declines in transaction-based revenues in the first quarter of 2016, ...
  90. (TZA) Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X ETF: Who Is Invested?

    May 4, 2016
    Learn about the Direxion Small-Cap Bear 3X ETF and why it is only suitable for sophisticated investors, speculators and day ...
  91. (USO) United States Oil ETF: Who Is Invested?

    May 3, 2016
    Find out which institutions are investing in the United States Oil ETF and who's buying, who's selling and who holds the ...
  92. (PID) PowerShares International Dividend Achievers ETF: Who Is ...

    May 2, 2016
    Find out which institutions are investing in the PowerShares International Dividend Achievers Portfolio, and who's buying ...
  93. 3 Best Dividend-Paying U.S. Financial Mutual Funds (FSVLX, PRISX)

    May 1, 2016
    Find out the best dividend-paying mutual funds in the financial services sector. The best funds combine solid yields with ...
  94. Tesla Stock: An Earnings Case Study (TSLA)

    May 1, 2016
    Pay attention to whether Tesla’s quarterly vehicle deliveries continue to outweigh quarterly earnings and revenue from investors’ ...
  95. Michael Crinieri's Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top ...

    April 29, 2016
    Learn about Michael Crinieri and the key role he is playing at Goldman Sachs in building its ETF business. He is a pioneer ...
  96. (DIA) SPDR Dow Jones IA ETF: Who Is Invested?

    April 27, 2016
    Find out which institutional investors are investing in the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF, and who is buying and ...
  97. (SH) ProShares Short S&P 500 ETF: Who Is Invested?

    April 26, 2016
    Find out which institutions are investing in the ProShares Short S&P 500 ETF and who's buying, who's selling, and who holds ...
  98. (IWM) iShares Russell 2000 ETF: Who Is Invested?

    April 25, 2016
    Find out which institutions are investing in the iShares Russell 2000 exchange-traded fund, and who's buying, who's selling ...
  99. The Debt Report: The Financials Sector

    April 21, 2016
    Take a look at the evolution of debt-to-asset measurements across America's largest financial institutions during the 10 ...
  100. The 2 Top CFOs to Take Companies Public

    April 14, 2016
    Learn why chief financial officers (CFOs) play a greater role in companies today and discover three of the top CFOs today, ...
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