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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

7/30/2010
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.

Data Center Spending: $1.8 Billion (and Counting)

7/27/2010
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

7/26/2010
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

7/15/2010
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

7/12/2010
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

7/8/2010
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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