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May 23, 2012
06:03 EDTMS, FBBefore float, Facebook advsied analysts to cut forecasts, Reuters reports
According to people with direct knowledge of the situation, Facebook (FB) advised analysts for underwriters to cut earnings and revenue forecasts before the company's $16B IPO, Reuters reports. Facebook told analysts to reduce estimates after consulting with adviser Morgan Stanley (MS) and due to feedback during its investor roadshow which suggested users were opting for mobile devices, which generate less advertising revenue. Reference Link
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April 20, 2015
05:51 EDTFBEU calls for 'level playing field' in telecoms market, Financial Times reports
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April 17, 2015
15:31 EDTMSNotable companies reporting before Monday's open
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13:54 EDTMSMorgan Stanley technical comments ahead of results
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13:43 EDTMSEarnings Watch: Morgan Stanley to report after CFO departs
Morgan Stanley (MS) is scheduled to report first quarter earnings before the open on Monday, April 20, with a conference call scheduled for 8:30 am ET. Morgan Stanley is an investment bank. EXPECTATIONS: Analysts are looking for earnings per share of 78c on revenue of $9.17B, according to First Call. The consensus range for EPS is 72c-86c on revenue of $8.87B-$9.55B. LAST QUARTER: Morgan Stanley reported weaker than expected fourth quarter results. The company said that its results were adversely affected by "choppy market conditions," although it characterized the results as strong. On February 25, the bank agreed to pay $3.6B to the U.S. to settle claims related to residential mortgage-backed securities. On March 11, Morgan Stanley announced that it would repurchase $3.1B of its shares and raise its dividend to 15c per share from 10c per share. On March 24, the bank announced that its CFO, Ruth Porat, would resign to take a similar position at Google (GOOG). Morgan Stanley announced that it had chosen Jonathan Pruzan, the co-head of its Global Financial Institutions Group in Investment Banking, to succeed Porat. STREET RESEARCH: Two research firms were divided on the outlook for Morgan Stanley's Q1 results. On March 16, well-known analyst Dick Bove of Rafferty Capital wrote that the bank's Q1 results were not looking strong. Trade data from the Federal Reserve suggested that Morgan Stanley was losing ground in several key categories, with trading flat to down overall and investment banking not faring much better. However, Bove continued to identify the bank as one of his top picks for 2015. However, Susquehanna on April 7 raised its estimates for Morgan Stanley, citing a stronger fixed income performance, driven by rate and currency volatility. Morgan Stanley's Q1 results should improve nicely versus its Q4 performance, added the firm, which nonetheless reiterated a Neutral rating on the stock. PEER RESULTS: Goldman Sachs (GS) reported stronger than expected Q1 results, as its investment banking revenue rose 7% versus the same period a year earlier and its institutional client services revenue surged 23% year-over-year. JPMorgan (JPM) reported on Monday that its Q1 gross investment banking revenue from its commercial banking clients had soared 68%. PRICE ACTION: Morgan Stanley's stock is up 5% over the last three months and up over 10% over the last six months.
07:31 EDTMSU.K. postpones debt buyback due to Bloomberg terminal crash, WSJ reports
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April 16, 2015
15:39 EDTFBFacebook volatility elevated into Q1 and outlook
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11:46 EDTFBStocks with call strike movement; FB BABA
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08:56 EDTMSMorgan Stanley April weekly volatility elevated into Q1 and outlook
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05:58 EDTFBIndian media groups back out of Facebook's Internet.org, Financial Times reports
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April 15, 2015
06:18 EDTFBApple, Google, others doubling down on European operations, WSJ reports
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06:11 EDTMSRegulators seek to end 'too big to fail' firms, WSJ reports
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April 14, 2015
19:56 EDTMSMorgan Stanley nearing $1B deal for oil trading and storage unit, WSJ says
Castleton Commodities International has become the leading bidder for Morgan Stanley's oil-trading and storage unit, offering more than $1B for the business, reports the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. Any potential deal remains weeks away, said the sources.Reference Link
11:16 EDTFBCredit Suisse's top Internet picks
Credit Suisse's top large-cap Internet picks remain Amazon.com (AMZN) for operating margin expansion and normalizing International growth, Facebook (FB) for underestimated long-term monitization potential from growing new products, and Google (GOOGL) for a slowdown in capex and narrowing of the mobile-desktop monetization gap. The firm's top small-cap picks are LinkedIn (LNKD) for the ramp of Sales Navigator and acceleration of Marketing Solutions and Yelp (YELP) because of reduced churn and increasing mobile traffic growth and ARPU.
10:58 EDTFBStocks with call strike movement; FB BABA
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09:00 EDTFBFacebook price target raised to $80 from $72 at BMO Capital
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08:35 EDTMSEtsy offering vendors chance to participate in IPO, WSJ reports
Etsy (ETSY), through a program being overseen by Morgan Stanley (MS), is giving its vendors and other small investors the opportunity to buy as much as $2,500 in stock just before its public float, reported The Wall Street Journal. The bank's customary account fees are being waived for the program, via which participants can offer to buy between $100 and $2,500 worth of Etsy stock, people familiar with the matter told the Journal. Reference Link
07:28 EDTFBFacebook remains a top 2015 pick at JPMorgan
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April 13, 2015
16:01 EDTFBOptions Update; April 13, 2015
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07:52 EDTMSPotential rule change on accounts to likely be manageable, says JMP Securities
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07:16 EDTMSTechWeek to hold a conference
TechWeek Detroit 2015 is being held in Detroit on 4/13-19.
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