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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 July 2010

The Goldman Sachs Profanity Police

Goldman Sachs, embarrassed by the profanity that was used in the now infamous email that was brought to light by Sen. Carl Levin during a Congressional hearing, has moved to prohibit employees from swearing in emails. Goldman is deploying technology that will screen for "bad" words in emails and text messages.

Data Center Spending: $1.8 Billion (and Counting)

To handle the increasing compute demands of financial firms, a good portion of IT budgets in 2010 and beyond will be spent on upgrading older technologies to make today's data centers more energy-efficient and more powerful.

Europe's Bank Stress Tests Not So Tough

Europe's banks largely passed tests designed to show how they'd fare if the region had a double-dip recession. But there's still questions being asked about the toughness of the tests.

Wall Street's Most Underpaid? Operations and Technology, Peer Survey Finds

Technologists and operations professionals have long complained they are not getting a fair share of Wall Street's gold-encrusted pie. But a recent survey of Wall Street employees finds that their peers in other departments also think that tech/ops professionals are getting shorted in their paychecks.

The History of Financial Risk Taking

A new book from Harvard professor Niall Ferguson titled "High Financier: The Life and Times of Siegmund Warburg" covers how financial risk taking has changed over the years.

Financial Regulation Reform's Impact on Hedge Funds

How will financial reform legislation impact the hedge fund industry? Paul Roth, who represents 50 of the top 100 hedge funds as a partner at Schulte, Roth & Zabel, discusses his views in thie MSNBC video clip.

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