Profile of Greg MacSweeneyEditorial Director
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 734
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 May 2010
ECLC aims to develop cloud standards and promote uptake of cloud services on the enterprise level.
"Hard to see, the dark side is." If Frank Oz only knew how appropriate Yoda's comments would be in this galaxy, on Wall Street, and far far away from the Star Wars Universe. (Sorry, I couldn't resist the easy Star Wars reference).
According to a Reuters news report, a recent whitepaper from Themis Trading, an independent ag
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that possible trading glitches at Citadel and Knight Capital could have contributed to some of the problems during the May 6 Flash Crash.
The SEC and market participants are still trying to sort out what exactly happened during a 20-minute period on May 6 that saw the markets swing wildly in both directions. Mary Shapiro, chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, briefs Congress on what the regulator has discovered in this video from MSNBC.
Certain industries and their corporate cultures have ways of turning unproven business strategies into gospel. The senior leadership team will buy into a strategy and defend it to all naysayers. You can't really blame a CEO who stands behind the strategy he created. It's hard to admit your wrong, especially is shareholders are breathing down your neck.
Without a true understanding of how the markets work, each time something out of the ordinary happens on Wall Street, the industry will be called down to Washington to testify in front of senators who know nothing of what they speak.
Is it reasonable to expect advisers to comply with privacy rules in 50 separate states? The short answer is 'Yes,' because it's your business and livelihood.
John Taft, chariman elect for SIFMA, discusses the state of the proposed financial services regulation reform that is working its way through Washington in this video from CNBC.
Financial regulatory reform may soon become a reality, but there are still more questions than answers.
Congress is looking at what caused last Thursday's wild market ride that saw the Dow briefly fall close to 1,000 points before quickly recovering.
A new amendment to the Senate's financial regulation bill would ban investment banks from betting against that products that they sell to their customers.
New data center offers low latency collocation services and market connectivity
New Redi2 product allows clients to receive consolidated data and reduce manual intervention and data entry.
So far, it seems, most iPad sales have gone to consumers looking to have the latest and greatest gadget. How soon will we start to see the iPad in corporate America, or on the trading floor?
As Congress starts to debate financial reform legislation this week, Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan talks to American Public Media's Steve Chiotakis about his ideas for financial reform.