Bloomberg Markets' 50 Most Influential

By Bloomberg Markets - 2012-09-05T07:58:26Z

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Ruth Porat

CFO, Morgan Stanley.

With the market treating the firm's debt as riskier than that of rivals, Porat, 54, has been leading an effort to revamp Morgan Stanley's funding. She's taken steps to get more deposits, eliminate commercial paper and improve liquidity.