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 Greg MacSweeney

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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 June 2009

Madoff Learns His Fate

Prosecutors want convicted fraudster Bernard Madoff to receive the maximum sentence allowed by law which is 150 years in prison.

How Much for Lunch with Warren Buffet?

How much would you pay to have lunch with "The Oracle of Omaha," Warren Buffett? Mohnish Pabrai, a money manager who runs a value fund, paid $650,000. Here is Pabrai's account of his three-hour lunch meeting with Buffet.

E.U. Drafts New Regulatory System

E.U. leaders are backing a draft for a new regulatory system which includes a systemic risk board to spot credit problems before they become a danger to the financial system.

Exploring What Really Broke Bank of America

A new Frontline documentary titled "Breaking the Bank" is airing tonight that tells the tale of Bank of America's rise to its ill-fated takeover of Merrill Lynch.

Independent Research Runs Out of Funds

Fallout from the Wall Street stock-research scandal resulted in firms having to pay more than $450 million to fund independent market research. Six years later, some $70 million remains of the original fund. But that money will soon dry up as a judge has ordered that the remaining funds be turned over to the Treasury Department.

Is the Credit Crunch Finally Abating?

Last September, Standard & Poor's Market, Credit and Risk Strategies Group launched the Credit Crunch Checklist, designed to help investors know when the credit freeze started to thaw. The checklist indicates the market is recovering.

China Is Investing Even More in Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley is raising capital through a new stock offering, and China is getting in on the deal. In fact, China's getting in on a lot of deals lately and is upping its stake in Morgan Stanley.

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