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U.S. investigates Morgan Stanley
Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011

Posted: 5/12/2010 9:22:25 AM

By: knightmare3000

as an investor, i woudl just say be careful of what the so called investment advisors recommend. in some respects dealing with 'exotics" like mortgage derivatives is ridiculous with the risk and the tax features.worse yet with some outfits like Merrill Lynch when you put your money in some form of options,when you make a profit the plough the money back into buyong more of that option ( e.g. say you bought three exotics, then they made a profit. now your position with margin is 10 of the exotics). they just continue to multiply the position along with the risk. eventually humpty dumpty has a fall. you lose more with them then if you just cleared the original profit and put it in money market.caveat emptor

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Posted: 5/12/2010 7:35:32 AM

By: Bill Jennings

"NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Federal prosecutors are looking into whether Morgan Stanley misled investors about mortgage-derivatives deals it helped design and sometimes bet against, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday."


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