Tag Archives: Morgan Stanley

2008 Predictions: How Did We Do?

It’s pretty safe to say that 2008 did not turn out like anyone expected. At the beginning of the year, there were already signs that the United States economy was heading for a recession, but no one expected the total financial and economic meltdown that ultimately occurred. In China, there was a big question mark […]

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Raising Capital in a Falling Market

With the U.S. stock markets closed on Monday for Columbus Day, the fate of yet one more venerable Wall Street firm hangs in the balance over a long weekend. This time it’s Morgan Stanley, a firm that traces its roots to 1871, when J. Pierpont Morgan founded J.P Morgan & Co. — The House of […]

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What China Can Learn From Wall Street’s Meltdown: Part III

What China Can Learn From Wall Street’s Meltdown: Part III

Never Invest in Something You Don’t Understand Consider this: Lehman Brothers at its peak was worth $47 billion. One year later, it filed for bankruptcy and its stock market value was slashed to $138 million. At the top of its game, Bear Stearns was valued at $200 billion. When the dust finally settled, J.P. Morgan’s […]

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