×

Stocks Morgan Stanley

  • WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Stocks opened aggressively higher Thursday as Wall Street sought to break a dismal six-day losing streak.

  • graphic_word_ofthe_street.jpg

    Panic selling swept global equity markets again on Wednesday and dragged the Dow lower after a coordinated worldwide cut in interest rates failed to quell fears of a global recession.

  • NYSE Traders

    Stocks closed lower after swinging wildly all day as a coordinated global rate cut failed to reassure investors.

  • U.S. stock index futures turned positive after coordinated action to cut rates across the globe to fight the danger of the world economy being hit by a depression.

  • How else to explain yet another plunge in the stock market Tuesday that sent the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index to its lowest level in five years — particularly in the absence of another nasty surprise? If anything, the markets should have been buoyed by the Federal Reserve saying it would shore up another troubled corner of finance by lending money directly to companies, the New York Times reported.

  • graphic_word_ofthe_street.jpg

    Investors struggled with yet another day of meaningful losses in the Dow.

  • How discouraging was today's midday drop to traders? "Why even play?" one trader said to me. "This is what I call the 'P. Diddy market'...You'd save money by doing the Diddy: renting a yacht, and sailing it full of party people, come back in a month or two, and you would have saved money." Cynical, huh? But that's the way the Street has become...

  • It may not be the bottom -- but it's *enough* of a bottom to get back into the market, says Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at T3live.com.

  • Morgan Stanley and its Chief Executive John Mack got preferential treatment in a 2005 investigation of alleged improper trading at Pequot Capital Management, according to a government report obtained by CNBC.

  • FED_RESERVE3.jpg

    Officials at the Federal Reserve plan to meet with top executives from two commodities exchanges in an effort to create a new marketplace for credit default swaps, one of the most important, controversial and opaque securities traded on the Wall Street, CNBC has learned.

  • Stocks declined Wednesday as disappointing economic data added to the weight on investors shoulders over the strained credit market and haggling on Capitol Hill.

  • Alright, be honest. When you hear the words "sovereign wealth funds", don't you also hear, ever so faintly in the background... that evil empire theme from "Star Wars?"

  • WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    “We have a good deal of comfort about the capital cushions at these firms at the moment.” — Christopher Cox, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, March 11, 2008.

  • lehman_brothers_HQ3.jpg

    Two weeks after Lehman spiraled into bankruptcy, hedge funds that did business with the Wall Street bank are still fighting to get their money out of the firm. For some, it has become a life-or-death struggle, the New York Ties reports.

  • WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    “Panic can cause a prudent person to do rational things that can contribute to the failure of an institution.” — William A. Ackman of the hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management.

  • Stocks ended lower Wednesday amid concerns about strained credit markets and the economic slowdown.  Banks rallied as investors were encouraged by progress on bailout talks on Capitol Hill.  GE got a vote of confidence -- to the tune of $3 billion -- from Warren Buffett.

  • GE's announcement of a $15 billion capital raise ($12 b in common, $3 b in preferred to Warren Buffett with a 10 percent dividend) is difficult news for shareholders, but everyone agrees that two things need to be done:

  • TraderNYSE2.jpg

    The SEC is likely to extend a ban on short sales of hundreds of stocks beyond Thursday, when the temporary ban is set to expire, staffers have told Wall Street executives.

  • Stocks declined Wednesday as disappointing economic data added to the weight on investors shoulders over the strained credit market and haggling on Capitol Hill.

  • Stocks opened lower Wednesday, with investors at the mercy of progress on the proposed government financial bailout package.