Morgan Stanley has been shuffling executives and its sales strategy for its Van Kampen mutual fund unit, The Wall Street Journal reports this morning. The funds are part of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, which has $600 billion in assets and accounted for 40% of the firm’s income before taxes in 2007. Approximately one-third of that income is generated by the fund division, a third of which is sold to retail investors. The rest is primarily institutionally and foreign-sold.

 

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