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Tom Harkin, D- Iowa, a critic of the for-profit education industry who chairs the Senate Education Committee, finds that for-profit colleges received $1.7 billion in Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits in the 2012-2013 school term.
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, July 21 to Sunday, July 27 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. 1. Shakey Graves " ( Shakey Graves. 5. Vance Joy, " Mess Is Mine" (Atlantic Records).
CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports Twitter's Q2 earnings is the leading interest among CNBC.com readers.
Twitter jumped sharply on Tuesday after the social media company easily topped earnings and revenue expectations.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.— Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics.
Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter. Twitter also grew its user base more than expected, alleviating concerns, at least for now, that it doesn't hold appeal for a broad swath of people.
*Merck up as results beat expectations, but Pfizer slips. United Parcel Service shares fell 3.7 percent to $98.86 after the world's biggest courier company slashed its earnings forecast for the year due to spending to boost capacity. Rival shipping company FedEx Corp was down 1.6 percent at $147.14.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 29- Twitter Inc's monthly active users rose a better-than-expected 24 percent in the second quarter as the online messaging service mostly succeeded in stemming a dwindling pace of growth, sending its shares soaring almost 30 percent after hours.
Louis Basenese, Disruptive Tech Research, and Robert Luna, Surevest Wealth Management, provide instant analysis to Twitter's quarterly numbers.
Stocks fell Tuesday as geopolitical issues came back into play, offsetting upbeat earnings.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo says Twitter is implementing its product road map to accelerate user growth.
On Tuesday, Twitter reported a 124 percent jump in quarterly revenue to $312 million, beating Wall Street's expectation for $283.1 million.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo discusses the sustainability of revenue growth and new security measures taken.
Discussing what drove revenue and user growth in Q2, with Twitter CEO Dick Costolo.
Twitter is reporting Q2 EPS of $0.02 on revenue of $312 million, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Bond prices were higher on Tuesday after the U.S. government's auction of five-year Treasury notes, the second of three debt auctions this week.
SEATTLE, July 29- Microsoft Corp's hardware chief gave employees a sneak peek at a' selfie' phone featuring a 5 megapixel forward-facing camera at an internal meeting this week, a source at the company said on Tuesday.
SEATTLE, July 29- Microsoft Corp's hardware chief gave employees a sneak peak at a' selfie' phone featuring a 5 megapixel forward-facing camera at an internal meeting this week, a source at the company said on Tuesday.
The new generation of Internet stocks couldn't be more different those in 1999, veteran industry watchers say.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.