Ruth Porat


Morgan Stanley to splash out more

Morgan Stanley plans to spend more money on share buybacks and dividends in 2015, executives said, in a step that could help the bank reach a key profitability target this year.

Morgan Stanley CEO stock play pays off

When Morgan Stanley’s share price fell to $20 in 2011, the bank’s CEO, James Gorman, and several of his top lieutenants tried to encourage investors by buying up stock with their own money.

Obama Considering Morgan Stanley’s Ruth Porat for Treasury Job

President Barack Obama is considering two women for senior economic positions, weighing Ruth Porat, chief financial officer at Morgan Stanley, for deputy Treasury secretary and Wal-Mart Foundation President Sylvia Mathews Burwell for budget director, according to people familiar with the matter.