James Gorman

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    Blind Item: Which Wall Street Chief Executive Thinks Tim Geithner Is Useless?

    From a friend of DB: “Bess– [Redacted] was seated next to me at [Manhattan restaurant] last night.  I figured given the shitstorm Wall Street’s been through the last couple years he’d keep shop talk to a minimum. But, he didn’t hold back; I wasn’t making an effort to eavesdrop, but he’s not exactly the softest […]

    / Oct 12, 2010 at 11:55 AM
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    Morning Grooming Plays A Large Role In Morgan Stanley’s New Recruiting Video

    Does watching a couple twenty-somethings shave get you pumped about working in finance? Morgan Stanley may be the place for you.

    / Oct 8, 2010 at 10:55 AM
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    Morgan Stanley’s Gorman: What Investigation?

    James Gorman, aka “Jimmy G,” is sick and tired of all these reporters suggesting his firm is under some kind of investigation by the Feds. Just because Goldman has been charged by the SEC, doesn’t mean Morgan Stanley, which lost a lot more money than GS during the crisis, also bet against its own shitty CDO deals. All the noise surely points to a conspiracy of short-sellers. We know who you are. Now go back to watching Miss USA pole dancing.

    / May 18, 2010 at 3:23 PM
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    Dick Bové Is Pissed About The Morgan Stanley Investigation

    The government’s going to stick its nose in Morgan’s bidness, not inform anyone at the bank about what it’s up to and then leak the investigation to the press? OH NO, THEY DI’INT. This was not how Dick Bové wanted to start her morning but, damn it, you bitches have forced her hand.

    / May 12, 2010 at 11:01 AM
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    Dick Bove: James Gorman Will Do It Like Dimon

    According to Dick Bove, James Gorman, noted bro of John Mack, does not want to follow in the footsteps of his predecessor but rather another CEO. In his latest report on Morgan Stanley, the analyst says Gorman is “clearly taking the approach that Jamie Dimon adopted in rebuilding his bank.” He is focusing on the […]

    / Feb 3, 2010 at 11:58 AM
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    What Will John Mack Be Doing With His Downtime?

    Sleeping late, stepping on grapes, and attending Cher concerts– as a VIP, natch– mostly. As Mr. Gorman continues to get his stride, he will have Mr. Mack peering over his shoulder as chairman for at least the next two years. Mr. Mack says he’s looking forward to spending more time at his Tuscan vineyard and […]

    / Jan 19, 2010 at 12:15 PM
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    James Gorman’s Tips For Maximizing Your Workout

    James Gorman is taking over Morgan Stanley on January 1 (4th?). Some of you (shareholders, employees) would probably appreciate a little insight from the horse’s mouth as to how he’s planning on running the place, etc. We’re not going to give that to you. What we will share is Jimbo’s favorite track to blast while […]

    / Dec 21, 2009 at 1:29 PM
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    For Starters, This One Will Insist On Getting Paid

    As John Mack takes his valedictory lap around Wall Street, The Wall Street Journal has decided to take the Knife down a few pegs. It seems that, in choosing a successor to Mack, the board thought it best to hire someone who shares nothing with Mack besides a penchant for cutting costs. To begin with, […]

    / Dec 21, 2009 at 11:59 AM
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    Insider: Here’s How I Know James Gorman Will Be Great For Morgan Stanley

    As you’re aware, John Mack is retiring at the end of this year and come January 1, James Gorman, who currently runs the firm’s brokerage unit, will take over as CEO. This has a gaggle of employees supposedly all nervous about what the change at the top might mean. Namely they’re worried about whether or […]

    / Oct 12, 2009 at 12:35 PM

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