Goizueta in the News: Dec. 10, 2010

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AJC: Funds for Cobb water system diverted
“Bond experts say most of the county’s actions ran afoul of bond restrictions that were agreed to by the county.”

Financial Times: Lex (Madoff)
“A joint Goizueta and Harvard Business School study of 11,000 hedge funds between 1980 and 2008 found that the dollar-weighted annual return of individual investors, as opposed to the headline returns for the funds themselves, averaged 6 per cent. By comparison, investing in US Treasuries over the same period delivered a risk-free 5.6 per cent. Claims of excellence do not have to be fraudulent to deserve closer inspection.”

AJC: Metro housing prices sink in September
“… if you bought your home in 2000, it is probably worth about what you paid for it then, said Emory University professor Jim Grissett, who specializes in real estate.”

CityBizList.com: Atlanta Represents SouthEast on Venture Capital 100
“… [Gardiner] Garrard was previously a principal of Shoptaw & Garrard, LLC, an Atlanta-based investment management firm, and has a B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A. from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University…”

Philadelphia Inquirer: Cynthia Tucker — We really need immigration now
“If you’ve spent any time pondering those dense reports on cutting the deficit, you know that there aren’t any pain-free answers around.”