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 July 2010
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.
Top economics and financial officials met with Timothy Geithner today to discuss the future Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
Cloud-based on-demand services may offer a way to reduce bloated infrastructure and data center spending.
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 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.
The Treasury is selling Citigroup shares and has hired Morgan Stanley to manage the shares for them -- and to help the brokerage out.
Real-time news isn’t reliable enough to include in automated trading strategies, say industry executives.
While faster chips and 10-gigabit Ethernet connections help, having the right developers and engineers is the key to winning the low-latency race.
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.
Even through a faltering economy, technology companies have performed consistently well.
The Congressional Oversight Panel warns smaller U.S. banks with assets below $100 billion are less likely to be able to repay TARP money.
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.
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.