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Morgan Stanley Announces Amazon Alexa Skills – Offering Original Content and Market Insights Via Easy Voice Command


Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) today announced the launch of its Amazon Alexa
capabilities, expanding our digital ecosystem to include three skills
that will make Morgan Stanley's market insights and ideas available on
all Alexa-enabled devices. Listeners can access the latest timely
insights drawn from our leading Equity and Fixed Income Research as well
as our podcasts and other original content.

"Expanding our digital reach is about taking Morgan Stanley insights
from across the Firm and delivering them to our clients on the platforms
they already use," said Michele Davis, Global Head of Corporate Affairs.

Morgan Stanley launched two flash briefings and a custom skill:

"Alexa, play my flash briefing."

  • The Morgan Stanley Ideas Briefing offers the latest insights and
    dynamic analysis on emerging trends and market developments.
  • Thoughts on the Market features commentary from Chief U.S. Equity
    Strategist and Chief Investment Officer for Institutional Securities
    and Wealth Management, Mike Wilson, and other thought leaders.

"Alexa, open Morgan Stanley"

  • Our custom skill allows clients to access the flash briefing content
    as well as original content such as "Get to Know Morgan Stanley," an
    audio clip describing our culture and what it's like to work with
    Morgan Stanley and "Jargon Buster," a jeopardy-style financial term

"This new channel will allow us to easily and quickly share valuable
Morgan Stanley insights," said Mike Wilson, Chief U.S. Equity Strategist
and Chief Investment Officer for Institutional Securities and Wealth
Management. "Incorporating our latest thought leadership into voice
assistants is part of how we are adapting to client needs and
integrating ourselves into how people increasingly consume information

Morgan Stanley plans to unveil additional Alexa skills over the next few
years. Learn more about our skills at

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) is a leading global financial services firm
providing investment banking, securities, wealth management and
investment management services. With offices in more than 41 countries,
the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations,
governments, institutions and individuals. For more information about
Morgan Stanley, please visit

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