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Morgan Stanley Profit Falls 9% Amid Trading Slump but Beats Estimates

Morgan Stanley Profit Falls 9% Amid Trading Slump but Beats Estimates

Morgan Stanley says first-quarter profit falls 9% from a year earlier as revenue tumbles in the New York-based investment bank's trading business. But the results still exceed the expectations of Wall Street analysts.

A Cure for Market Myopia: What You Need to Know About the Macro Picture in 2019

A Cure for Market Myopia: What You Need to Know About the Macro Picture in 2019

Investors need to take a step back before diving into new investments. We have you covered.

As ETFs Gain on Mutual Funds, WisdomTree Emerges as Takeover Target

As ETFs Gain on Mutual Funds, WisdomTree Emerges as Takeover Target

WisdomTree Investments, a specialist in exchange-traded funds, could be an attractive takeover candidate for big money managers looking to catch up in the fast-growing ETF industry, according to Credit Suisse.

Analysts Still See Upside for Facebook Stock Despite Headline Risks

Analysts Still See Upside for Facebook Stock Despite Headline Risks

Zuckerberg is looking to get ahead of the criticism and keep the regulation headwind from obscuring the tailwinds many analysts and investors have built the bull case behind.

What Is a Shell Company?

What Is a Shell Company?

A shell company can be used to hide an entity's assets, and they do come with some controversy.

What Is an Endowment and How Are They Structured?

What Is an Endowment and How Are They Structured?

Endowments are a critical financial vehicle for non-profits; they hold and spend needed funds. Here's how an endowment works.

What Is the FDIC and What Does It Mean to Me?

What Is the FDIC and What Does It Mean to Me?

The FDIC offers some much-needed protection for deposit banking consumers.

What Are Liabilities and What Are the Different Kinds?

What Are Liabilities and What Are the Different Kinds?

Every business must know and prioritize its liabilities. In fact, a company's survival may depend on it.

Blackstone CEO Schwarzman Cuts Pay 45% to Mega Millions-Style $69.1 Million

Blackstone CEO Schwarzman Cuts Pay 45% to Mega Millions-Style $69.1 Million

Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman, who sets his own pay, got a 45% cut in total compensation last year to $69.1 million. But compared with JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, considered by most investors to be the reigning dean of Wall Street, Schwarzman still looks vastly overpaid.

What Is the Average Collection Period and Why Is It Important?

What Is the Average Collection Period and Why Is It Important?

The average collection period is a helpful tool in figuring out how fast a company is receiving payments.