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    1. August 13, 2015

      US banks extend lead over European counterparts

      US banks are stretching away from their European rivals in global investment banking, taking advantage of strategic...

    2. July 20, 2015

      Morgan Stanley trading boosts results

      Morgan Stanley brought the curtain down on the big US banks' earnings season in positive fashion, with a double-digit...

    1. July 2, 2015

      Banker pay rebounds but only for a few

      Bank chief executives’ pay is rapidly returning to pre-crisis levels — but only if your name happens to be Jamie Dimon...

    2. June 16, 2015

      Top US bank executives abandon share sale taboo

      It was called the “blood oath”. The management team of Sandy Weill, an architect of the modern Citigroup and mentor to...

    3. May 22, 2015

      Lunch with the FT: James Gorman

      James Gorman arrives promptly at noon at a sparsely populated Greek restaurant in midtown Manhattan. We are a couple of...

    4. April 20, 2015

      Morgan Stanley reports best quarter since financial crisis

      Morgan Stanley reported its most profitable quarter since the financial crisis, with a jump in revenues from trading...

    5. April 1, 2015

      Morgan Stanley chief lands $22.5m pay package

      Morgan Stanley chief executive James Gorman has received a 25 per cent pay rise after the US investment bank handed him...

    6. March 24, 2015

      Tech groups prove a lure for Wall Street

      Not long ago being offered the position of Morgan Stanley chief financial officer would have been considered the...

    7. February 26, 2015

      Revisionists take heat off US bank results

      US banks’ habit of revising earnings weeks after announcing them is driving some analysts to distraction. Last week BNY...

    8. January 20, 2015

      Morgan Stanley hit by weak fixed income trading revenues

      Morgan Stanley suffered an unexpected decline in its already weak fixed income trading business in results on Tuesday,...

    9. January 16, 2015

      Jamie Dimon returns to bombastic form

      For the last few months Jamie Dimon’s voice was hoarse and softer than usual, a side-effect of his treatment for throat...

    10. December 5, 2014

      Morgan Stanley to pay out bonuses faster

      Morgan Stanley will take a $1.2bn charge in the fourth quarter after deciding to hand investment bankers and traders...

    11. October 17, 2014

      Morgan Stanley caps bank earnings season on a high note

      Against a dramatic backdrop of roiling markets, the five big Wall Street banks have reported generally positive...

    12. July 17, 2014

      Investment banking boosts Morgan Stanley as profits leap 46%

      Morgan Stanley has capped off a better than expected set of earnings from Wall Street banks by unveiling a 46 per cent...

    13. April 29, 2014

      Morgan Stanley chief reaps benefit of integration

      James Gorman was in Hawaii last week, glad-handing the brokers on whom he staked his career and the future of Morgan...

    14. April 29, 2014

      Morgan Stanley plans consumer banking push

      Morgan Stanley, the US investment bank locked in an often uncomfortable 18-year marriage with retail finance, is to...

    15. April 28, 2014

      Globe-trotting managers put down roots

      David Moyes’ ejection as the boss of Manchester United football club has sparked a lot of fuss – not least in the...

    16. April 17, 2014

      Morgan Stanley cheers Wall Street with $1.5bn result

      Morgan Stanley provided some cheer to Wall Street after a miserable first quarter, wringing a better performance from...

    17. March 28, 2014

      Cavanagh to be paid $39m at Carlyle

      Mike Cavanagh, the outgoing co-head of investment banking at JPMorgan, will take an initial $39m in pay at his new job...

    18. January 24, 2014

      Credit Suisse plans ‘bail-inable’ bonuses

      Credit Suisse is set to pay several thousand senior staff bonuses in the form of bonds that can be wiped out if the...

    19. The World

      January 22, 2014

      Davos view: Gorman on China princeling probe

      James Gorman, the chief executive of Morgan Stanley, neatly summarised his view of US authorities’ so-called...

    20. January 17, 2014

      Morgan Stanley: ripeness is all

      The post-crisis strategy at Morgan Stanley is bearing some fruit. It is not yet ripe. That will come only when...

    21. January 17, 2014

      Morgan Stanley pledges profitability rise

      Morgan Stanley has promised investors jam tomorrow, by announcing increased profit targets to feed investor optimism –...

    22. January 9, 2014

      Banking rivalries: Risk on, risk off

      Goldman Sachs v Morgan Stanley Only two pure Wall Street investment banks survived the financial crisis intact. One...

    23. January 7, 2014

      Hadden leaves senior Morgan Stanley post

      Morgan Stanley’s head of interest rates trading left the Wall Street bank on Monday, suggesting strategic differences...

    24. June 27, 2013

      Morgan Stanley: money to play with

      Morgan Stanley the mortgage lender? Yep. On Friday, Morgan Stanley is expected finally to close the long-awaited deal...

    25. June 12, 2013

      Morgan Stanley chief in profitability pledge

      Morgan Stanley chief executive James Gorman is promising to increase profitability at the bank’s wealth management...

    26. May 14, 2013

      Morgan Stanley chief seeks to reassure on jobs

      James Gorman, chief executive of Morgan Stanley, said he sees no reason for dramatic job cuts as the bank seeks to...

    27. April 18, 2013

      Morgan Stanley hit by slow trading

      Morgan Stanley suffered from a slowdown in trading activity in the first quarter, causing the investment bank to report...

    28. February 26, 2013

      Tom Nides rejoins Morgan Stanley

      Tom Nides has rejoined Morgan Stanley two years after leaving the investment bank to become deputy to Hillary Clinton,...

    29. February 19, 2013

      BofA chief climbs Wall Street pay league

      Brian Moynihan’s pay package increased by more than 70 per cent in 2012, catapulting the Bank of America chief...

    30. January 31, 2013

      Morgan Stanley chief given pay cut

      James Gorman, Morgan Stanley chief executive, has been handed a 7.1 per cent pay cut despite a near-doubling of his...

    31. FT Alphaville

      January 24, 2013

      The Closer

      ROUND-UP Not 1,500, not just yet. The S&P 500 failed to hold 1,500 on Thursday, but has now risen for seven days, its...

    32. January 24, 2013

      Morgan Stanley chief to take pay cut

      James Gorman, Morgan Stanley chief executive, will take a pay cut for the second year in a row as the bank continues...

    33. January 18, 2013

      Morgan Stanley: on the hook

      Not only has James Gorman promised investors a new Morgan Stanley; he has gone and quantified that commitment. During...

    34. January 18, 2013

      Morgan Stanley swings to quarterly profit

      Morgan Stanley shareholders cheered the strategic overhaul and better than expected fourth-quarter results revealed by...

    35. January 16, 2013

      Wall St adjusts to investors’ demands

      It is a decade since Goldman Sachs’ payroll was regularly lower than $2bn a quarter. Now it is below that level again,...

    36. January 15, 2013

      Morgan Stanley defers bonuses for top staff

      Morgan Stanley will defer 2012 bonuses for its highest-paid bankers for as long as three years, in an effort to appease...

    37. January 10, 2013

      Investment banks must change

      Too arrogant, too self-convinced that things were correct the way they were. That is how UBS investment bank chief...

    38. FT Alphaville

      November 6, 2012

      The 6am London Cut

      FT markets round-up: “Asian stocks were mixed and activity low with investors reluctant to make any big bets on the...

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