Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management to Host 2007 Market and Economic Forecast in Miami

New York —

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Private Wealth Management is pleased to announce that, in conjunction with the Harvard Business and Wharton School clubs of South Florida, it will host a private 2007 Market and Economic Forecast Seminar featuring Joseph McAlinden, Chief Global Strategist, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, on January 18, 2007 in Miami.  His presentation, entitled “Party at the Punchbowl” focuses on the critical role of central bank policies as the bull market enters its fifth year.

“Joe McAlinden is one of the smartest minds on Wall Street and we are delighted that he will be able to share his views on the global markets and the issues that may affect investors and the economy in 2007 with our friends from Wharton and Harvard Business School,” said David Dwek, Investment Representative, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management.

“We are pleased to host this event for clients and members of the financial community,” said Ernesto de la Fe, Managing Director and Head of Morgan Stanley’s Private Wealth Management business for Latin America.  “Morgan Stanley has a long-standing commitment to South Florida and is dedicated to helping clients pursue their financial goals.”

Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management provides a range of investment and private banking services to ultra-high net worth individuals, families and related institutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

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