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 December 2008
The crash of the financial markets and the pile up of investment scams have some people asking -- Where were the regulatory agencies in all of this?
CNBC's Jim Cramer, host of Mad Money, discusses what happened to the bailout money on MSNBC and says that Hanl Paulson, Treasury Secretary, maybe didn't even have a plan in place when he handed checks to all of the major banks. Cramer is astonished that there isn't an investigation into what has happened to all of the money. And, surprise, Cramer is outraged.
Schwab Institutional's Charles Goldman has jumped to Fidelity to run Institutional Platforms for Fidelity Institutional Product Group.
Trading firms still need to focus on reducing data latency to keep up with the competition. With spending cuts and reduced IT spending forecasts, CIOs will still find the funds to invest in technology that speeds up the trading process.
Canada's banks have survived the worst of the global crisis; perhaps their model can provide a framework for a healthy world banking system.
Industry experts outline the potentially shifting responsibilities and focuses of CIOs in 2009.
Industry experts examine the focus on low-latency, and whether Wall Street CIOs will continue to go faster in 2009.
Industry experts look at the impact of regulation in 2009, and how CIOs can deal with the requirements of new regulations.
Industry experts discuss why and how derivatives processing will be an important topic for CIOs in 2009.
Industry experts discuss trends in wealth management for 2009.
Industry experts discuss risk management and how CIOs will approach the topic in 2009.
Industry experts discuss the challenges facing Wall Street CIOs in 2009.
The Bernard Madoff alleged $50 billion Ponzi scheme will have everyone talking for a long time.
If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Alleged smoke and mirrors from a Wall Street legend, Bernie Madoff, fooled many investors for a long time, but it seems that some knew he was cheating all along.
Bernard Madoff, the founder of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC and a former Nasdaq Stock Market chairman, was arrested and charged with securities fraud in what has beeen called by federal prosecutors as a Ponzi scheme that could involve losses of more than $50 billion.
Two-and-a-half months after Congress gave Henry Paulson $700 billion, lawmakers made it clear today they're having second thoughts.
WSJ's Dennis Berman tells colleague Evan Newmark that although tens of thousands of people have managed to hold on to their jobs, there isn't much work to go around. Instead, he says, Wall Streeters are working to appear busy.
Last week's terror attacks rocked the Mumbai business community and bunsiness leaders are incensed.