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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
Prosecutors want convicted fraudster Bernard Madoff to receive the maximum sentence allowed by law which is 150 years in prison.
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, Dan Simon, SIFMA, Cognito
BondDesk will use Progress Apama's CEP platform within the BondDesk ATS.
A joint IBM/Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) survey reveals an increase in the level of interest in new technologies and computing models, in particular cloud computing, as firms seek to overcome budgetary restrictions and skills shortages.
IBM is demonstrating WebSphere MQ Low Latency Messaging, a messaging transport that is highly optimized for the very high-volume, low-latency requirements of financial firms.
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. 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.
President Obama is focusing on the next step to fix the financial system: proposing new regulations that are intended to help consumers and put limits on bankers.
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.
Harry Markopolos repeatedly told the Securities and Exchange Commission that Bernie Madoff's investment fund was a fraud.
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.
With banks raising capital, is there still a need for a government-orchestrated effort to get toxic assets off bank books?
Peter L. Bernstein, the author of Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk and other books, died on June 5th at the age of 90.
LatentZero Capstone now handles 30 different types of derivative contracts.
The regulator of the futures trading industry is proposing new rules for trading financial contracts known as derivatives. Big banks are now fretting about overreaching regulation.
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.
Who should regulate our financial system? Commentator Robert Reich, argues there should be one financial regulator to prevent the kind of fiscal meltdown that sent the U.S. into this recession.
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.