The Investment Scientist

Harvard/Yale endowment loss in the press

Posted on: December 28, 2008

Boston Globe: “Harvard’s endowment plunges $8 billion

WSJ: “Harvard hit by loss as crisis spreads to college

Harvard Crimson: “Yale losses a quarter of its endowment

Edward Eptein in The Huffington Post argues in “How much has Harvard really lost?” that Harvard endowment loss could be a lot higher than disclosed.

Check out how Harvard and Yale endowments performed prior to this fiscal year here. Note their fiscal year ends in June 30th.

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