Morgan Stanley

Like the elderly couple that has money in the bank but nevertheless scrimps and saves every last scrap of food because they lived through the depression, flashbacks to John Thain skipping board meetings to powwow with decorators to select the finest drapes and trashcans money could buy keeps Greg Fleming in check. Read more »

On those exceedingly rare occasions when their hated, ancient rivals at Morgan Stanley got one over on them, Goldman Sachs just made a few (probably insincere) phone calls asking select MSers if they might like to join the anointed, after a short conversation about what they’d been up to lately, of course. Read more »

  • 27 Feb 2014 at 5:18 PM
  • Banks

Don’t Call Them A Foreign-Exchange Powerhouse

UBS, like JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley before it, has struck upon the idea that if it’s not in the Euromoney FX league tables, regulators won’t notice all of the (allegedly) illegal currency-related things it does. Read more »

In the bobsleigh race that is the annual M&A advisory battle, Morgan Stanley is just milliseconds behind the lycra bodysuit-clad Jamie Dimon. Read more »

  • 16 Jan 2014 at 3:05 PM

Bonus Watch ’14: Morgan Stanley

Denizens of the House of Gorman received bonus numbers today. An early reaction from the frontline: Read more »


[via @cgasparino, earlier]

Well, technically they can, but it generally backfires after the brokers tell them to “check out the scoreboard– this is my world now, sweet cheeks, and you’re just livin’ in it.” Read more »