In his tenure as CEO of Morgan Stanley, bonuses have been a bit of a sore spot for James Gorman. Last year he swore to god that he would "personally escort" anyone caught leaking numbers out of the building, earlier this month he was said to have suggested that things will be way, way down from last time around, and now? He can't even look at you.
"FYI, preliminary comp discussions (usually happens around now) have now been pushed back to mid-November. Presumably not a good sign."