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May 22- ITT Educational Services Inc, a for-profit college operator, withdrew its full-year forecast and warned of a fall in new enrollment after rising for three straight quarters, adding to the uncertainty surrounding the sector.
*Board hires Barclays to explore strategic options. May 6- Corinthian Colleges Inc said it has breached debt covenants due to $76.5 million in charges, and said it had hired Barclays Plc to explore strategic options.
When the University of Phoenix, the country's largest university, announced this week it's closing 115 campuses and satellite locations, it signaled more than a sudden availability of commercial real estate near highway interchanges, where for-profit colleges like to set up shop as a student convenience.
DeVry Inc. was one of the day's biggest gainers, rising $1.11, or 4.9 percent, to $23.87, after peaking at $25.02 earlier in the day.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg has Career Education in his cross-hairs even as the company struggles to keep its accreditation.
Here is a look at some companies that have seen their shares deviate significantly from their 50-day moving averages and have lost more than 50 percent in price year-to-date.
What are some of the country's brightest business students doing in these markets? Cornell University's Johnson School of Management's Oscar Corpancho discusses his investing team's trading strategy now.
What's next for for-profit schools is a rule known best as “gainful employment,” which some might view as a small package with a big stick.
The Education Department today released 13 of 14 new, controversial new rules aimed at curbing abuse at for-profit colleges and post-secondary vocational schools.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
September PPI, up 0.4 percent, was hotter than expected, initial jobless claims were a bit higher than expected—but the big discussion on desks was the continuing weakness in the dollar, which lost ground against most major currencies.
From the bizarre lawsuit file: I was wondering how long it would be before the for-profit college started suing short-sellers.
Traders were buying calls in Apollo Group as the education company's stock climbed off multi-year lows Friday.
During President Obama's first formal address to Congress last night, Mr. Obama emphasized his administration's plans to invest in education. Will President Obama's goal for 2020 give an additional boost to some of these stocks?
Will the day come when all education is delivered online? Cramer asked American Public Education's CEO for an answer.
This group has enjoyed quite the market ride. So Cramer’s wondering if it’s time to get out.
Frisbee throwing and keg parties might never be the same, but more and more people are seeking higher education online. This is how you trade it.
With Sallie Mae and other student lenders struggling to find financing amid the credit squeeze, what’s the trade as fewer students can find access to affordable loans?
Major stock indexes ticked higher Friday though the market was broadly mixed. General Motors skidded, while UBS shares advanced.
Here's our latest contest "stock report." We talked earlier today about how Crocs put Serge Amelyan back into first place on the leaderboard. A very good earnings report put Serge, and others who owned Crocs, into the "stratosphere" so to speak. Meanwhile, a takeover report moved Reuters into the lead of best performing stocks. Also, BQI moved into the most active and widely held lists--on what could be an "active" day for the stock.