Morgan Stanley


  • Morgan Stanley to Fire 1,000 Mortgage Workers Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 1:37 PM ET

    Morgan Stanley said it will cut 1,000 jobs as the nation's second-largest investment bank trims its residential mortgage operations amid the continued deterioration of the mortgage markets.

  • UBS Names New Head of Investment Bank Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 8:15 AM ET

    Swiss bank UBS has named Jerker Johansson as head of its investment bank, ending a protracted search that followed the shock write-down of billions of dollars of assets linked to the U.S. subprime crisis.

  • China, JC Flowers to Help Ailing Banks? Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 4:34 AM ET

    China Investment Corporation (CIC), the Chinese sovereign wealth fund, is near a deal with  private equity group JC Flowers to put about $4 billion into a new fund to invest in ailing financial institutions, the Financial Times reported.

  • American Express Drags Down Blue Chips Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 4:54 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower, led by financials, after brokers downgraded several big names in the sector, including American Express.

  • To date 291 (just under 60%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...

  • Financial Downgrades Depress Stocks Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 12:56 PM ET

    Stocks opened lower on Wall Street Monday, led by financials, after brokers downgraded several big names in the sector, including American Express.

  • Corporate Giving to Candidates Hits New Highs Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 12:15 PM ET

    Corporate America is pouring money into the U.S. presidential campaign at an unprecedented rate, with a torrent of donations coming from the businesses behind the subprime mortgage crisis.

  • Stocks Depressed, Traders Psyched Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 11:53 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower on Wall Street Monday, led by financials, after brokers downgraded several big names in the sector, including American Express.

  • Financials Lead Stocks Lower Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 11:06 AM ET

    U.S. stocks opened lower Monday.  Microsoft's bid for Yahoo, seen as a sign that many equities are attractively priced relative to value,  inspired some investors.

  • Morgan Stanley Cuts Around 150 Jobs in London Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 11:10 AM ET

    Morgan Stanley is cutting about 150 jobs in London, the vast majority coming from the back office, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday.

  • Morgan Stanley CEO Sticking With Trading Strategy Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 10:27 AM ET
    John J. Mack

    Morgan Stanley CEO John Mack has told senior advisers that the firm will continue to make bets in the bond and stock markets despite recent subprime-related trading losses that led to a $9.4 billion writedown in the fourth quarter, CNBC has learned.

  • Feds Investigate Banks Over Subprime Lending Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 4:27 PM ET

    Bear Stearns, Goldman Sachs Group and Morgan Stanley said Tuesday that government investigators are seeking information from them about their subprime mortgage activities.

  • Investment banks Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley said Tuesday they had received official requests for information and had been named in law suits related to their subprime mortgage businesses.

  • Stocks Close Higher For Second Day in Row Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 2:50 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher for the second straight day on positive signs for the economy and strong earnings report.

  • Morgan Stanley Plans to Cut Over 1,000 Jobs Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 2:22 PM ET
    Morgan Stanley

    Morgan Stanley will slash more than 1,000 jobs in the coming week, trimming costs ahead of what it expects will be a tougher business environment, a person briefed on the moves said Thursday.

  • Stocks On The Move: Circuit City, Morgan Stanley Tuesday, 22 Jan 2008 | 6:49 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Circuit City (CC) and Morgan Stanley (MS) popped while Motorola (MOT) and Yahoo (YHOO) dropped.

  • Secrets From The Pro's Monday, 21 Jan 2008 | 8:34 PM ET

    From evaluating a bank to investing in a retailer – how do the Fast Money pro’s do it? Following are their secrets.

  • Overseas Investors Buy Aggressively in the US Sunday, 20 Jan 2008 | 12:51 PM ET

    For much of the world, the United States is now on sale at discount prices. With credit tight, unemployment growing and worries mounting about a potential recession, American business and government leaders are courting foreign money to keep the economy growing.

  • Shopping for Stock Bargains in a Volatile Market Friday, 18 Jan 2008 | 1:04 PM ET

    Stocks slipped again today after an early rally, and the word "recession" seems to be rolling off everyone's tongue.  CNBC asked market experts how investors can best weather this storm.

  • WASHOUT: Stocks Plunge as Slaughter Continues Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 7:53 PM ET

    With the Dow down nearly 15% from its high and the S&P at a 15-month low, the seemingly inevitable bear market is creeping closer. The traders help navigate these choppy waters in the Word on the Street.