Under pressure from Dodd-Frank rules restricting trading, Morgan Stanley (MS) has been in talks...

|About: Morgan Stanley (MS)|By:, SA News Editor

Under pressure from Dodd-Frank rules restricting trading, Morgan Stanley (MS) has been in talks with potential buyers about selling a minority stake in its commodities business, according to sources. The unit is said to generate $2-3B/year in revenues, putting its value at some multiple to that. One wonders how Goldman and JPMorgan plan to deal with the same rules.