Tuesday, February 5, 2013

McGraw Hill Market Cap Decline

Efficient market theorists should take note that MHP's market cap has fallen by $3B in the last two days on news that the Federal government is suing the company.  For reference BP's settlement with the Justice Department was $4B. Given that McGraw Hill was arguably complicit but not the direct cause of structured credit blowups, it's difficult to see how any settlement could reach multi-billion dollar territory.

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