Morgan Stanley


  • Fed to big banks: Clean up your act or you're done Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 10:09 AM ET
    New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley

    "The financial industry has largely lost the public trust," New York Fed President William Dudley said.

  • Final Glance: Banks companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    Bank of America Corp. rose$. 05 or. 3 percent, to $16.26. Citigroup Inc. rose$. 46 or. 9 percent, to $50.53. Goldman Sachs rose$. 93 or. 5 percent, to $177.84.

  • Zalkind and Williams, who have a combined experience of more than 20 years in the securities industry, joined Morgan Stanley on Oct. 14 from JPMorgan Chase& Co.. Morgan Stanley also said Robert Phelps had joined its Downtown Louisville, Kentucky office on Oct. 17 from UBS, while Thomas Forma and Kevin Nichols joined its West Hartford, Connecticut office from...

  • Early Glance: Banks companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Bank of America Corp. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $16.22. Citigroup Inc. rose$. 01 or percent, to $50.08. Goldman Sachs rose$. 20 or. 1 percent, to $177.11.

  • Oct 20- Platform Specialty Products Corp said it would buy Arysta LifeScience Ltd for about $3.51 billion, Platform's third acquisition this year as the company looks to strengthen its agrichemicals business. More than 65 percent of Arysta's sales are in high-growth regions such as Latin America, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, China and South Asia.

  • FOREX-Yen recovers ground as European stocks fall Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 8:29 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 20- The yen recovered some ground against the dollar on Monday as worries about global growth persisted, making investors wary of riskier assets. The European Central Bank, meanwhile, said it had started buying covered bonds, opening a new front in its battle to revive the euro zone economy and keep deflation at bay. The euro held up, and was 0.1 percent...

  • UPDATE 4-Oil slips below $86 on global oversupply Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 7:58 AM ET

    *OPEC ministers due to meet in Vienna on Nov. 27. Abundant global oil supplies, particularly of very high quality, light oil, coupled with a gloomy economic outlook from Europe to China pushed Brent last week below $83, to its lowest since 2010. Oil prices are down more than 25 percent since June. Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iran have all indicated reluctance to change...

  • Banks are lending again, but mostly to rich people Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    An uptick in borrowing has come from high net-worth clients in brokerages, not from the consumer banks.

  • *Saudi Arabia, Kuwait stop production at Khafji oilfield. LONDON, Oct 20- Brent crude steadied around $86 a barrel on Monday, holding on to a rally from near four-year lows last week on news of a cut in Saudi- Kuwait oil output. But the news was cited as a positive factor by some traders at a time when crude oil production exceeds demand and ahead of an OPEC meeting on Nov. 27...

  • The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 45 countries, was up 0.3 percent by 0821 GMT. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan surged 1.2 percent overnight as an upbeat survey of U.S. consumer sentiment on Friday brought some calm to markets after a week of turbulence. The Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan index of consumer...

  • Wall Street rallied and U.S. The greenback got an extra boost against the yen on reports that Japan's $1.2 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund will significantly increase its allocation for stocks and boost its foreign asset holdings, in turn spurring demand for foreign currencies. "There are a number of factors providing some support for risk at the...

  • *Saudi Arabia, Kuwait stop production at Khafji oilfield. *Uncertainty over who controls Libya's oil. SINGAPORE, Oct 20- Brent crude edged higher on Monday, holding on to gains scored in the previous session that took it above $86 a barrel after robust U.S. data buoyed global financial markets, with a cut in Saudi- Kuwait oil output providing further support.

  • Cramer calls the market bottom: Safe to buy again Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Jim Cramer reviews recent market events and compares to his checklist of items that must be reached to create an investable market bottom.

  • Data analytics company Workiva files for IPO Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:11 PM ET

    Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse are among the major underwriters for the offering, the company said in a regulatory filing on Friday. The company had more than 2,100 enterprise customers as of Sept. 30, including JPMorgan Chase& Co, Philip Morris International, Boeing Co and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. The Ames, Iowa- based company's net loss widened to $28.4 million in...

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Realty Investors Inc.: Approximately 300 shares changed hands, a 93.3 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 05 or 1.0 percent to $5.18.

  • Final Glance: Banks companies Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Bank of America Corp. rose$. 13 or. 8 percent, to $16.21. Citigroup Inc. rose$. 32 or. 6 percent, to $50.07. Goldman Sachs rose $4.33 or 2.5 percent, to $176.91.

  • How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 5:07 PM ET

    The stock market had another turbulent session Friday, capping off one of the more eventful weeks on Wall Street in years. The Dow Jones industrial average soared more than 250 points following strong earnings from Morgan Stanley, General Electric and Textron as well as some encouraging U.S. economic reports. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 263.17...

  • GE and Urban Outfitters are big market movers Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 4:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. General Electric Co., up 57 cents to $24.82. Morgan Stanley, up 69 cents to $33.22.

  • S&P 500 posts longest weekly loss streak since 2011 Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 4:28 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks surged Friday as companies including GE and Morgan Stanley reported profits.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- Morgan Stanley, which has spent three years throwing out bad apples from its fixed income trading portfolio, now wants to put the freed up money into businesses that bear healthier fruit. The bank's risk-weighted fixed-income trading assets have shrunk to $190 billion, close to its target of $180 billion by the end of next year, giving Morgan...