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March 14, 2014
06:33 EDTRBS, MSRBS picks Morgan Stanley to advise on options for Ulster Bank, Irish Times says
Morgan Stanley (MS) has been selected by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to advise the bank on possible merger opportunities for Ulster Bank, the Irish Times reports. The bank expects an operating model review of Ulster will take several months. Reference Link
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July 21, 2015
06:08 EDTRBSU.K. watchdog visited Barclays 186 times in 2014, Bloomberg reports
The FCA's supervisory team made 186 visits to Barclays (BCS) in 2014, more than any other British bank that year, Bloomberg reports. HSBC (HSBC) was next highest with 85 visits, with RBS (RBS) and Lloyds (LYG) following with 65 and 58 encounters, respectively, the report says. Reference Link
06:07 EDTMSONUG: Yahoo hires VP of global network from Symantec
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July 20, 2015
13:03 EDTMSFed proposes final rule on capital surcharges for largest U.S. banks
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12:08 EDTMSOn The Fly: Top stock stories at midday
Stocks on Wall Street were slightly higher at midday in the first trading day of a week that will be light on domestic economic data but heavy on earnings reports. Investors will be receiving profit reports from about 25% of the companies on the S&P 500 this week, making this the highest volume earnings week of this season. ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., no major data was released. In Europe, Greece reopened its banks three weeks after closing as the country worked out another bailout agreement. The country announced it has started the process of paying off its creditors, including the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund, with a bridge loan it just received. COMPANY NEWS: Lockheed Martin (LMT) agreed to buy the Sikorsky Aircraft business from United Technologies (UTX) for $9B, noting the price is "effectively reduced" to $7.1B after taking into account tax benefits resulting from the transaction. Shares of Lockheed, which also reported better than expected second quarter results and increased its fiscal year guidance, gained nearly 2% after the Sikorsky announcement and saying it will conduct a strategic review of its government IT infrastructure services business and technical services business... Shares of Morgan Stanley (MS) shares were little changed near noon after the bank reported earnings and revenue, excluding certain adjustments, that topped analysts' consensus forecasts... SunEdison (SUNE) announced a deal to acquire Vivint Solar (VSLR) for approximately $2.2B, payable in a combination of cash, shares of SunEdison common stock and SunEdison convertible notes. In connection with the proposed acquisition of Vivint Solar, SunEdison has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with a subsidiary of TerraForm Power (TERP) which, concurrently with the completion of SunEdison's acquisition of Vivint, will acquire Vivint Solar's rooftop solar portfolio, consisting of 523 MW expected to be installed by year-end 2015, for $922M in cash. Shares of Vivint rose 44% following the announcement, while SunEdison's stock gained 4% and TerraForm dropped 3%. Fellow residential solar installer SolarCity (SCTY), which is backed by Tesla's (TSLA) Elon Musk, rose 7% following the deal in the space. MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers was Exelixis (EXEL), which rallied 43% after the company reported that a study of cabozantinib in metastatic renal cell carcinoma met its primary endpoint of significant improvement in progression-free survival. The shares were indicated to rise even more in early pre-market trading, but lost some of their gains after Bristol-Myers (BMY) announced that its Opdivo study was stopped early after showing superior overall survival in a Phase 3 study of previously treated patients with advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Bristol-Myers rose a bit less than 1% to trade near $70 per share after its own announcement. Also higher was PayPal (PYPL), which gained more than 5.5% in its first day of trading after being spun out of eBay (EBAY). Meanwhile, eBay shares rose over 2%. Cal-Maine Foods (CALM) dropped 8% after posting lower than expected sales and profits in its fourth quarter and warning that while it should have an adequate supply of its primary feed ingredients, the company expects that prices will be "volatile" in the year ahead. Also lower were shares of several gold miners, including Barrick Gold (ABX) and Newmont Mining (NEM), which each fell about 11%, as gold prices declined about 2% near midday. INDEXES: Near midday, the Dow was up 31.66, or 0.18%, to 18,118.11, the Nasdaq was up 9.81, or 0.19%, to 5,219.96, and the S&P 500 was up 2.82, or 0.13%, to 2,129.46.
09:22 EDTMSOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
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08:47 EDTMSMorgan Stanley CFO: Retail investor activity yet to increase from subdued levels
Morgan Stanley CFO Jonathan Pruzan said the firm's view on Wealth Management remains positive as the recovery plays out in the U.S., with growth expected to come from its bank strategy and fee-based program. "We continue to see softness in transactional revenues, which were down 8% compared to last quarter as retail investor activity has yet to increase from subdued levels," Pruzan added.
08:43 EDTMSMorgan Stanley CEO says firm should benefit from being overweight U.S.
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07:10 EDTMSMorgan Stanley rises 3.8% to $41.75 in pre-market after Q2 earnings beat
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07:05 EDTMSMorgan Stanley reports tangible book value per common share $29.54
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07:04 EDTMSMorgan Stanley reports Q2 Wealth Management net revenues $3.9B
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07:01 EDTMSMorgan Stanley reports Q2 EPS ex DVA 79c, consensus 74c
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July 19, 2015
19:12 EDTMSFederal Reserve proposes changes to 'stress test' regulations
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July 17, 2015
15:20 EDTMSMorgan Stanley July weekly 40 straddle priced for 3.1% movement into Q2
14:00 EDTMSEarnings Watch: Morgan Stanley rounds out quarterly results for financial firms
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13:34 EDTMSMorgan Stanley technical comments ahead of results
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July 16, 2015
13:54 EDTMSEQT Partners exploring selling EEW to Morgan Stanley, Bloomberg reports
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08:17 EDTMSMorgan Stanley July weekly volatility elevated into Q2 and outlook
Morgan Stanley July weekly call option implied volatility is at 25, August is at 21, October is at 20 compared to its 52-week range of 16 to 34, suggesting large near term price movement into the expected release of Q2 results on July 20.
July 15, 2015
07:42 EDTMSCommodity Futures Trading Commission to hold a public roundtable
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July 13, 2015
09:16 EDTMSNationstar hires Steve Covington as Chief Compliance Officer
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NSM) announced the hiring of Steve Covington as Chief Compliance Officer and Tony Ebers as EVP of Originations. Covington brings more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in risk management and compliance in the mortgage industry where he most recently served as Executive Director of Morgan Stanley’s (MS) residential mortgage risk management unit.
06:51 EDTMSU.S. banks prepare for higher loan losses, Reuters reports
U.S. banks might begin preparing for higher loan losses in the coming quarters after falling oil prices have made oil producers more likely to default on loans, Reuters reports, citing analysts. Banks are expected to set aside money to cover bad loans when they post results over the next few quarters, the report says. Publicly traded companies in the space include Bank of America (BAC), Citi (C), Goldman Sachs (GS), JPMorgan (JPM), Morgan Stanley (MS), U.S. Bancorp (USB) and Wells Fargo (WFC). Reference Link
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