Betsy Graseck is a Managing Director covering US Large Cap Banks and is Global Head of Banks and Diversified Finance Research. Betsy picked up US Large Cap Banks in 2002. Betsy’s awards include the Starmine #1 stock picker in US Banks in 2018 and in US Commercial Banks in 2008 and 2009; she was the #6 stock picker in the US across all sectors in 2009, Starmine #1 Earnings Estimator in Capital Markets in 2016, and is ranked in the Institutional Investor poll. Betsy was Associate Director of Equity Research for TMT from 1998 to 2002, and was ranked in the Institutional Investor All-Asia Research Team Poll while covering Japanese Banks, Brokers, and Consumer Finance stocks from Tokyo in 1992-98. Prior to Tokyo, Betsy was a consultant in KPMG's bank group, focusing on capital and reserve adequacy, balance-sheet restructuring, and profit-improvement projects. Betsy first joined Morgan Stanley in 1986, after a year at Gunma Bank. Betsy received her BA in Japanese studies with a minor in economics from Cornell University. She studied at Waseda University, has an MBA from Columbia University, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.