MORGAN STANLEY'S DISCOVERY

WHY WALL STREET'S ELITE COVET MONEY ON MAIN STREET

The picture of two buttoned-down bankers from highfalutin Wall Street power Morgan Stanley smiling and waving their Discover cards would have looked preposterous just five years ago. These are not regular guys. Morgan's chairman, Richard B. Fisher, and CEO, John J. Mack, made $7 million each in 1995. Platinum-card material, wouldn't you say? Don't look for this pair at the self-service pump.

So when the two flashed their Everyman's credit cards for the press last week, somebody should have checked the dates. The cards were so shiny they might have been minted that morning--and not so Fisher and Mack could go...

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