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James Gorman delivers chilling remarks to E*Trade RIAs after doing no-money-down deal for the zero-commission discount broker

The Morgan Stanley CEO is arbitraging his puffed-up shares for downtrodden E*trade stock and admits old Trust Company of America custody unit is an afterthought in bigger game

Friday, February 21, 2020 – 3:45 AM by Brooke Southall
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James Gorman: We’ll take on Schwab. We'll take on Fidelity

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Fidelity Investments is paying 2,000 employees to hasten their corporate exits, including high-profile RIA overseer, Sanjiv Mirchandani, as part of its shift to a digital future

The Boston giant offered voluntary buyout packages and the 4% of staff who accepted will leave by June 30 to give other staff room to grow careers and make room for hires.

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Jeff Spears

Jeff Spears

February 21, 2020 — 3:33 PM
Arrogance and the Glen Garry leads are fleeting. Hope neither are the reason for this acquisition...

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