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Morgan Stanley's big earnings beat proves management can navigate tricky markets

James Gorman, chairman and chief executive officer of Morgan Stanley, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in Beijing, China, May 30, 2019.
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Morgan Stanley (MS) on Thursday reported stronger-than-expected earnings for the first quarter, thanks to the second-highest sales figure in the bank's history.

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