12.02.2009 - Permanent Fund and its advisers should say where the forecasts went wrong
From Newsminer.com: When the principal consultant and the executive director of the Alaska Permanent Fund appeared before the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday, this is what I would have liked to hear: “We didn't see the collapse coming. We missed it. Just like most of the other high-paid experts." A simple statement in plain English would be a good starting point in helping Alaskans understand why the state’s main savings account was transformed from a $40 billion fund into a $29 billion fund in a little more than a year. .... Full Article: Source