Wooden Blocks With Mergers And Acquisitions Text On Chess Board

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While news of Morgan Stanley’s (NYSE:MS) $13B acquisition of E*Trade (NASDAQ:ETFC) broke shortly after publishing on Thursday, the deal is still being discussed all around the Street. That’s because it’s the biggest takeover by a major American lender since the 2008 financial crisis and highlights a continuing trend of Wall Street giants striving to get even bigger. The transaction will give Morgan Stanley a larger share of the online trading market amid a zero commissions ...

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