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    Morgan Stanley settles mortgage bond probe for $2.6 billion

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Plus: Buffet's opaque empire, Obama's regulatory plans and New York's efforts to keep its meat hooks in tax refugees.

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    Morgan Stanley's 'Hunger Games' parody whips financial Twitter into a frenzy

    Morgan Stanley's parody of the “Hunger Games” film series, obtained exclusively by InvestmentNews, generated a ton of buzz across the financial world. Twitter was the source of some of the best reactions to the 10-minute attempt at humor from the wirehouse giant. We've pulled together a collection

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    Morgan Stanley's Hunger Games-inspired video they don't want you to see

    The straitlaced wirehouse pulled the plug on this 10-minute spoof of the popular "Hunger Games" series. But did it go too far? You decide.

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    Did Merrill Lynch's latest high-profile recruiting coup break the bank?

    Breakfast with Benjamin A record Merrill Lynch signing bonus might have pushed its monetary limit. Plus: Loving European stocks but hating the euro, taking a fresh look at gold, and protecting the nest egg from rising drug costs.

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    The hazards of securities-based lending as a source of retirement income

    Securities-based lending is emerging as a possible way to fund short-term expenses in retirement, but experts warn that advisers ought to use abundant caution when working with this strategy. Securities-based lending allows clients to tap a line of credit by pledging a portfolio of assets in a

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    Morgan Stanley data offered on Internet for virtual currency

    Morgan Stanley discovered client data was stolen after someone posted information on 900 of its brokerage customers on the website Pastebin last month and asked potential buyers to pay for more with a virtual currency, according to a person briefed on the investigation.The bank had the data removed

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    Morgan Stanley nabs $6.5B Merrill Lynch private wealth team

    Three elite advisers with Merrill Lynch's Private Banking and Investment Group jumped to Morgan on Friday.

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    Morgan Stanley fires broker for stealing thousands of clients' data

    Morgan Stanley fired an employee in its wealth management group who had stolen client data and posted some of it online. The theft affected up to 10% — 350,000 — of the firm's 3.5 million wirehouse clients.

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    Morgan Stanley to pay more of its bonuses upfront

    The moves mark a reversal from firm's efforts to defer more pay to tie bankers to the firm and reduce immediate costs.

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    The economic immigration issue President Obama isn't ready to talk about

    On Friday's Breakfast with Benjamin, the immigration issue President Obama isn't ready to talk about. Plus: Morgan Stanley's wealth management riddle, chilly weather heats up commodities, and an honest look at Wall Street's culture of dishonesty.

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    Morgan Stanley courts athletes, entertainers with new wealth unit

    Brokers take a three-day training program on how to cater to those clients.

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    Morgan Stanley deferring more broker compensation in 2015

    Most brokers will likely see a rise of a couple of percentage points in how much of their pay is deferred. The impact will vary depending on how much the broker is bringing in and the length of service.

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    Buyer beware: Liquid alts are not created equal

    Financial advisers wading into the liquid alternatives waters can learn a lot from the humbling first-effort by Morgan Stanley, which is proving that performance matters, and disparity is a big deal in this space. As was detailed by DailyAlts, the market has not been kind to Morgan Stanley's AIP

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    Morgan Stanley seeking female and millennial advisers and clients: Fleming

    President of Morgan Stanley's wealth management unit discusses how these demographics will shape the future of wealth and the work force.

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    Morgan hires longtime Merrill broker

    Thomas Forma previously managed more than $300 million along with his partner Kevin Nichols.