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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 April 2010

The Myth of the Rational Market

4/28/2010
For years, it has been accepted as a fact that collectively, the markets act rationally over time. However, history and almost all new research point out that people are, by nature, irrational.

Lehman Used Shadow Bank to Shift Risks

4/14/2010
The New York Times' Louise Story talks with Kai Ryssdal about a story she co-wrote involving a shadow bank that helped Lehman Brothers cover up risky investments that helped bring the company and economy to its knees.

Banks Using Unethical Accounting?

4/12/2010
The SEC and FBI have been investigating if more than two dozen banks were hiding bad debt by using the repo method, which allows banks to "hide" balance sheet debt at the end of the quarter.

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