Historically, tumultuous times offer some of the best opportunities to buy stocks, and the market's recent mess surely qualifies. Some investors will never tread back into the waters of financial stocks again, but many investors think financial services giant Morgan Stanley
In our Motley Fool CAPS community, some 75% of the 1,782 investors rating the company are bullish. There's no shortage of reasons why those bulls think Morgan Stanley will thrive; I've highlighted three below.
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1. Getting back in the game
Now that Morgan Stanley's conservative approach to risk taking left it watching competitors like Goldman Sachs
2. Fresh blood
Morgan Stanley is investing in some new talent -- a new CEO, a former top Citigroup
3. Last man standing
While large retail banks such as Wells Fargo
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