Profile of Greg MacSweeneyEditorial Director
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Greg MacSweeney is editorial director of InformationWeek Financial Services, whose brands include Wall Street & Technology, Bank Systems & Technology, Advanced Trading, and Insurance & Technology.
Articles by Greg MacSweeney
posted in January 2013
IT workers have reasons to be optimistic about their careers, after two reports say salaries are increasing and technologists are in high demand.
Lloyds Bank, following a few systems failures in 2012, is facing accusations from a former executive that risk controls are lacking, while Thomas Weisel is under scrutiny for ties to Lance Armstrong, HSBC can't get away from its money laundering settlement and "genius" trader risk top this weeks chatter in the press and on Twitter.
Financial services organizations could potentially reduce OPEX with a standardized, open source server motherboard specification that can be used for a variety of needs, such as HPC or storage.
DCM Capital, the same company that launched a Twitter-based hedge fund in 2011, will launch a sentiment-based trading platform next week.
Northern Trust names Nancy Grady to head U.S. fund administration unit.
Thank goodness the Fiscal Cliff is behind us. Congress only had to bypass the "deadline" and go into overtime to get a deal done, keeping investors and the markets on edge the entire time. Here are some of the amusing quotes and Tweets that came across the wire as the Fiscal Cliff "negotiations" finally produced an agreement.
Asset managers are outsourcing more and more middle- and back-office functions, a trend that will likely accelerate in 2013.