Goizueta in the News: Aug. 11, 2011

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Notable comments from Goizueta staff, faculty and students will be shared each week along with news on alumni, programs and rankings. Click here to review previous media updates. You can also inform Goizueta Newsroom of media postings (email).

Global Atlanta: Usher’s New Look Foundation Inspires Youth Leaders
“Emory University’s Goizueta Business School certifies youth who complete the New Look Foundation’s leadership training programs with local, national and international levels of certification.”

The Economist: The risks posed by high-frequency trading
“Worse still, higher trading volumes have also been associated with higher volatility. This is neatly illustrated by a paper [co-authored by Ilia Dichev] to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Accounting Association this month.”

India PR Wire: Bangalore hosts IACBE Asia Regional Conference
“In his keynote address, the renowned management thinker, Dr. Jagdish Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing, Goizueta Business School, Emory University, USA, spoke on the challenges and opportunities in management education.”

11Alive.com: Stocks close more than 600 points down following S&P downgrade
Ray Hill, Professor of Finance at the Emory University Goizueta School of Business says its the economic turmoil in countries like Italy, Spain and Greece that are the root cause of the stock market collapse, not the S&P downgrade.  And Hill is not impressed with S&P’s record.”

Financial Times: High speed traders pounce on volatility
“In a study out this week called ‘The Dark Side of Trading,’ Ilia Dichev and Dexin Zhou of Emory university and Kelly Huang of Georgia State university (sic), say that ‘high volumes of trading can be destabilising (sic), injecting a sizeable layer of tradinginduced volatility over and above the unavoidable fundamentals-based volatility.’

Morningstar: An ETF That Buys High and Sells Higher
Narasimhan Jegadeesh and Sheridan Titman are credited by academics for discovering momentum, though practitioners had been exploiting it for decades by the time the duo’s study came out in 1993.”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia’s journey to become global hub
“For decades, boosters in Atlanta have touted it as ‘the next great international city.’ Metro Atlanta has made significant strides, but anyone who has been to New York, London or Paris knows that substantial work lies ahead. But there is good news: Georgia may be on a path to a notable status, that of a ‘global hub.’ [by Jeff Rosensweig]

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