Morgan Stanley (MS)

51.46
0.51 1.00
NYSE
Prev Close 50.95
Open 51.56
Day Low/High 51.37 / 52.27
52 Wk Low/High 27.20 / 57.57
Volume 10.90M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1807.41B
Market Cap 93.71B
P/E Ratio 8.76
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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Covid Surges, Playing Politics, Charting the Nasdaq and S&P 500, U.S. Outlook

Covid Surges, Playing Politics, Charting the Nasdaq and S&P 500, U.S. Outlook

Markets have certainly recovered nicely off of the lows of late September. Now, here in mid-October, it feels like it did that cold night back in 1980-something. The wolves are visible and noisy.

I Let You Know About These Great Opportunities -- Now I Have Another

I Let You Know About These Great Opportunities -- Now I Have Another

Let's see how Affiliated Managers Group could bring great returns.

10 More Reasons to Own Banks

Here are 10 additional reasons why I have taken such an aggressive position in bank stocks:  * CECL accounting came to be in 1Q2020. It is a bigger bank phenomenon. However, it's supposed to reserve a portfolio up front for losses over its life vs. ...

Kass: I'm Lovin' These Laggards

Kass: I'm Lovin' These Laggards

I'm lookin' for love in all the right places with these lagging stocks.

Looking for Love in All the Right Places

* Some laggards that I have been buying "Well, I've spent a lifetime lookin' for you; singles bars and good time lovers were never true. Playin' a fools game hopin' to win; and tellin' those sweet lies and losin' again. I was lookin' for love in all...

Too Much of a Good Thing Can Be Wonderful (Part Deux)

Here's a follow-up on why too much of a good thing can be wonderful.   My Trade of the Week (long JPMorgan ) is +2% today.   I continued to buy this name during the week.   In financials, as mentioned earlier in the day, I added to Morgan Stanley on...

GM, XLF, MS Moves

I have added to and I have established a new position in . I also added to on the acquisition-based dip this morning.

Bank Buy Back Ban Extended

The Fed has extended the buy back ban for banks to year end. To me, this is the sort of news that is part and parcel of the bottoming process for the bank sector.  I have continued to add to the existing holdings and recently reestablished longs in ...

Disney's Getting Jiggy

Disney , one of last week's longs that I reestablished (along with Goldman Sachs  and Morgan Stanley  ) is getting jiggy now.   It was a morning add.     

Adding Value

After having sold my s, I am adding to what i view as "value stocks." I am bidding for Papa John's  , General Motors  , Walmart   , Morgan Stanley  , Goldman Sachs  .... and more bank stocks.

Stay Cool -- and Prep for Investment Opportunities

* This is not your father's market -- as old rules don't apply   If your trading and investment decisions are based solely on price action (and charts) you should stop reading this column!   Since two Wednesdays ago, I have been looking for a series...

Financial Stocks (Still) Represent Unusual Intermediate Term Value

* We seem now to be at or near an an extreme negative investor sentiment reading in financials  "Buy on the sound of cannons, sell on the sound of trumpets." - Grandma Koufax  Boy oh boy... I hope Paul Price is correct!  I have recently upped my alr...

A Quick Review of My Trading and Investing Moves and Strategy in 2020

Above all I seek to deliver transparency and ownership of my trading and investing ideas.  Trading and investing is an imperfect science. No specific methodology has a concession on the truth. As Grandma Koufax used to say, "Dougie, there are many w...

Today's Trades

I was active today:  * Covered the balance of my and shorts. * Sold my and puts. * Initiated a long. * Reestablished longs in , and . All have been on my Best Ideas List for years. * Moved to large (Trade of the Week).  * Added further to banks.  * ...

What I'm Buying

I have done some buying in the last hour.  This includes, but is not restricted to, Papa John's , Morgan Stanley , and Goldman Sachs , which have all come back down to my buy levels.   I have also initiated an investment in Walmart .   I am now slig...

Jim Cramer: Let's Go Behind the Scenes of How Some Big Institutions Work

Jim Cramer: Let's Go Behind the Scenes of How Some Big Institutions Work

The research firms today put something in context that seems almost impossible: we are having a boom in the goods side, not the service side.

Jim Cramer: Oil and Bank Stocks Are a Toxic Mix

Jim Cramer: Oil and Bank Stocks Are a Toxic Mix

People continually want to buy these names because they are cheap. But are they really?

These Mall REITs Have Reinstated Dividends, but They Are Still Risky

These Mall REITs Have Reinstated Dividends, but They Are Still Risky

Kimco Realty and some peers in the Mall REIT space may have their dividends back in place, but the long-term economic impact of the pandemic is yet to be fully felt.

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." -- Walter Deemer "When the ...

A Chinese Bottled Water Listing Creates a $50 Billion-aire

A Chinese Bottled Water Listing Creates a $50 Billion-aire

A record IPO in Hong Kong makes Nongfu Spring founder Zhong Shanshan China's third-richest man.

Jim Cramer: Non-Traditional Banks Are Starting to Pull Away From the ETFs

Jim Cramer: Non-Traditional Banks Are Starting to Pull Away From the ETFs

Overall, the banks failed you again. But the future for two of them is much brighter than the past.

How to Trade Morgan Stanley Stock Right Now

How to Trade Morgan Stanley Stock Right Now

Morgan Stanley's Down Under CEO has helped to move the shares from down to up.

Jim Cramer: 'Excuse Selling'

Jim Cramer: 'Excuse Selling'

Let's go over five excuses so you know and are armed with them when they are used and make you faint and weak-handed.

The Case for Bank Stocks Remains Strong and Intact

* Bank stocks, viewed as intermediate term investments, are now uncommonly cheap * My June 5 expectation for "backing and filling" in the group has been realized * This week's EPS reports could mark the industry's nadir in operating fundamentals * G...

We'll Be Checking on These Corporate Earnings Next Week

Next week the June quarter earnings season maelstrom kicks off with 115 companies, including 32 S&P 500 constituents, reporting their latest quarterly results. In recent days we've seen a number of companies up their outlook for the quarter but we'v...

AMC Goes Higher on Sale Chatter: Welcome to the Arms Race of Entertainment

Shares of AMC Networks  are moving higher amid reports the company has hired Morgan Stanley to explore a sale... Several diaries ago, I speculated something like this could happen, as part of the content arms race we are seeing. My thought at the ti...

Covid-19 Complications, Grocery Store-y, More on Moderna: Market Recon

Covid-19 Complications, Grocery Store-y, More on Moderna: Market Recon

Plus, a closer look at Thursday's late-day rally and at actions impacting the nation's big banks.

Today's Trades

This morning I moved from small net long to between small and medium net short in exposure: * I have covered my short calls. * I have moved my long to large. * I have initiated an short. * I have added to my individual stock shorts: 1. Added to and ...