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Financials James Gorman

  • April 18- Morgan Stanley reported record first-quarter profit on Wednesday thanks to a surge in trading activity, much like other Wall Street banks, but executives warned results through the rest of the year may not be quite as strong. Trading revenue soared 26 percent to $4.4 billion, topping Morgan Stanleys chief rival, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, in dollar terms.

  • *Q1 EPS $1.45 vs est. April 18- Morgan Stanley tracked arch rival Goldman Sachs in delivering stronger-than-expected results on Wednesday, but sounded a note of caution about the impact of trade tensions and geopolitical concerns on future trading revenue. A 40 percent rise in first quarter profit at the bank was driven by the rise in market volatility since...

  • MORGAN STANLEY CHIEF EXECUTIVE JAMES GORMAN SAYS MARKET HAS UNDERAPPRECIATED BANK'S POTENTIAL IN TRADING.

  • Sales and trading revenue at the United States' sixth biggest bank rose 26 percent in the quarter, driven by strong gains in equities trading. After a subdued 2017, volatility has returned to global financial markets, roiling stocks, bonds, currencies and commodities on fears of a trade war between the United States and China as well as concerns about inflation.

  • NEW YORK— Morgan Stanley's first-quarter profits hit a record high, helped by a lower tax bill and a boost in revenue from last quarter's volatile markets. Analysts expected Morgan Stanley to earn $1.26 per share, according to FactSet. Like its major competitors, Morgan Stanley saw its tax bill drop sharply in the quarter.

  • The bank's net income applicable to common shareholders rose to $2.58 billion in the first quarter ended March 31 from $1.84 billion a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the company's earnings rose to $1.45 from $1. After a subdued 2017, volatility has returned to the markets, roiling stocks, bonds, currencies and commodities on fears of a trade war between the...

  • NEW YORK, April 6- Morgan Stanley Chief Executive James Gorman's overall pay rose 20 percent to $27 million last year during a period that saw the firm's net revenues rise 10 percent and pre-tax profit margin rise 18 percent, according to bank filings released on Friday. Gorman's pay was below that of JPMorgan Chase& Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon, who made $29.5...

  • Electronic signage at the headquarters of Morgan Stanley in New York.

    A top Morgan Stanley broker was repeatedly accused of violence against ex-wives and girlfriends. Bank managers were told. But he kept his job.

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  • JPMorgan Chase& Co CEO Jamie Dimon was paid $29.5 million, a 5.4 percent increase; while Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman's compensation saw an increase of 20 percent to $27 million. Goldman's chief operating officer, David Solomon, was paid $16.4 million in total compensation. The bank said on Thursday Harvey Schwartz, co-chief operating officer, would retire,...

  • NEW YORK, March 20- Morgan Stanley is starting to see some wealth management customers bring assets into the bank that they had held at other firms, President Colm Kelleher said on Tuesday. Morgan Stanley's retail investors have put most of their cash balances at the bank to work in the market, and are bringing more money into those accounts, Kelleher said at a...

  • NEW YORK, March 7- Morgan Stanley's top executive said on Wednesday that potential tariffs on steel and aluminum that U.S. "The biggest issues this country faces are not trade deficits, they're fiscal deficits," Chief Executive Officer James Gorman told CNBC. Gorman added that he is not looking to hire Gary Cohn, a top economic adviser to Trump, who is leaving the...

  • NEW YORK, March 7- Morgan Stanley's top executive said on Wednesday that potential tariffs on steel and aluminum that President Donald Trump is to expected to formally sign off on later this week are a "bad idea." The "biggest issues this country faces are not trade deficits, they're fiscal deficits," Chief Executive Officer James Gorman told CNBC, adding that he was "...

  • Morgan Stanley's Gorman: Markets screaming for turmoil

    CNBC's Wilfred Frost talks to Morgan Stanley's Chairman & CEO James Gorman from the company's executive women's conference in New York. Gorman talks about women in management, Gary Cohn's resignation and the impact of tariffs.

  • Jan 18- Morgan Stanley raised key profitability and efficiency targets on Thursday, but those loftier goals failed to impress Wall Street analysts, who repeatedly asked Chief Executive Officer James Gorman why the bank could not do even better. During his eight years as CEO, Gorman, 59, has been working to transform Morgan Stanley from a Wall Street firm whose...

  • Jan 18- Morgan Stanley lifted key profitability and efficiency targets on Thursday, but those loftier goals failed to impress Wall Street analysts, who repeatedly asked Chief Executive Officer James Gorman why the bank could not do even better. During his eight years as CEO, Gorman, 59, has been working to transform Morgan Stanley from a Wall Street firm whose...

  • EPS- $1.76 vs est $1.69. Revenue- $25.45 bln vs est $25.15 bln. U.S. companies will be more competitive globally, which will ultimately benefit all Americans "- CEO Jamie Dimon.

  • Jan 18- Morgan Stanley's adjusted quarterly profit topped Wall Street estimates on Thursday as strength in underwriting and wealth management offset a sharp but expected decline in bond trading revenue. Underwriting revenue rose 42 percent to $915 million, while revenue from other parts of the institutional securities unit declined.

  • EPS 84 cents vs est. Charges taken for the tax overhaul have crimped results for most big Wall Street banks. In an interview, Chief Financial Officer Jonathan Pruzan called the fourth-quarter results "strong," despite ongoing issues with trading.

  • EPS 84 cents vs est. Charges taken for the tax overhaul have crimped results for most big Wall Street banks. "Most of Morgan Stanley's tax hit came from deferred tax assets, which decline in value when corporate tax rates decline," Chief Financial Officer Jonathan Pruzan said in an interview on Thursday.