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Morgan Stanley (ms) Stock Research

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Company Description: Morgan Stanley offers financial products and services to corporate, government, individual, and financial institution customers around the world. The Institutional Securities segment includes capital raising, financial advisory services, corporate lending, and fixed income securities and related products. The Global Wealth Management Group segment provides brokerage and investment advisory services, financial and wealth planning services, credit and other lending products, and trust and fiduciary services. The Asset Management segment provides asset management products and services in equity, fixed income, and alternative investments. The Discover segment offers credit cards and related consumer products and services. Update

Market Research Update

Financial Industry Research & Analysis: The financial services industry includes companies whose sales come from the management of money for individuals and institutions. Financial services companies include banks, insurance companies, brokerage, wealth management, and credit card companies. Financial Trading Strategy: The financial industry is sensitive to economic cycles. However, financial service companies increase quickly out of recessions, because interest rates tend to be low. Look for undervalued financial investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell financial investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase financial investments. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . Morgan Stanley is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks. The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases Morgan Stanley's profits.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Morgan Stanley's business strategy is to keep things simple. Clearly-defined strategies lower business risks by staying within their areas of expertise. Morgan Stanley possesses significant barriers to entry that slows competitive threats and increases profits. Morgan Stanley's strategy is to accomplish clear, attainable, and challenging goals. This focus increases company value and long-term investor returns. A culture that experiments produces better long term value. Morgan Stanley's experimentations yield new products and services that outpace competitive threats. Morgan Stanley's strategy is to continuously improve. This helps to fend against competitive threats and increases shareholder returns.

Strategy: Morgan Stanley's strategy focus on winning more market share of price-sensitive customers by having the lowest priced products and services. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

Morgan Stanley has consistent operating results. This lowers the risk that Morgan Stanley will suddenly have difficulty and it increases investor confidence in the value they place on each share. Complicated financial statements lower Morgan Stanley's value, because it increases the risk of fraud and lowers investor confidence.

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