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Morgan Stanley CEO Defends Facebook IPO

Give the stock some time, he says

(Newser) - Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman didn't feel the need to make any apologies in his first public comments since Facebook's IPO disaster. Gorman, speaking to CNBC , defended his bank's role as chief underwriter on the deal. "There are lot of opinions," he said of the... More »

Goldman Sachs Gives Blankfein $9M Bonus

CEO receives units of stock that can't be sold for 5 years

(Newser) - Lloyd Blankfein's bonus for 2009 is $9 million, Goldman Sachs said today—a nice bump from last year's zero, but a far cry from the $67.9 million the CEO scored in 2007 and from the $100 million he was reportedly expecting. " The firm produced very good results for... More »

Mack Steps Down as Morgan Stanley CEO

Ends tumultuous 4 years, including bank's near collapse

(Newser) - John Mack is stepping down after 4 years as CEO of Morgan Stanley, the bank that nearly succumbed at the height of the financial crisis. Morgan Stanley has seen its reputation suffer in recent years after ill-advised moves into real-estate-backed assets that cost the bank billions, raising questions about Mack's... More »

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