Say this for Washington Post: When reality hit regarding the impact of changes in rules that relate to for-profit education and its Kaplan Higher Education unit, the company wasted little time getting ahead of the curve.
For-profit schools are back in focus today after the Education Department’s release of 2008 three-year student default rates.
Stocks ended mixed, but off the lows of the session, amid rekindled European debt worries and as investors awaited the start of the earnings season.
Stocks pared some of their earlier losses as tech stocks gained, but remained under pressure for a third straight session Monday amid rekindled European worries and as investors awaited the start of the earnings season. AT&T and DuPont fell, while BofA rose.
Stocks fell as investors awaited the start of the earnings season and shrugged off a spate of mergers and acquisitions activity. DuPont and Microsoft fell fell, while GE rose.
Call it one of the dirty little secrets of the education industry: When students can’t pay their loans, many schools manage (some would say, manipulate) default rates so they look better than they really are.
Once the darlings of Wall Street, for-profit education companies have seen their market value plunge to the lowest level in 52 weeks, leaving investors to wonder if the industry would be able to survive in its current form. An index of nine for-profit education companies, the S&P 1500 Education Services Index is down nearly 30 percent for the year.
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According to CNBC’s Herb Greenberg, the president of Corinthian College has resigned effective immediately.
With the highly anticipated Federal Reserve policy meeting a day after the election on Wednesday, a steady stream of quarterly results and the nonfarm payrolls number later in the week, investors will have an overload of information to digest. ...A report from TheStreet.
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.
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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.
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Weekly jobless claims should swing market focus back to the U.S. economy Thursday, at least temporarily.
If investors in for-profit education companies didn’t get the risks associated with the group before Apollo Group reported earnings last night, they just got hit over the head with a two-by-four.
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.
With for profit education stocks under fire how should you trade Corinthain, which is down over 50% since the beginning of the year?
The Department of Education, which issued a timeline Friday for the 14 issues in its gainful employment ruling, continued to cause volatility among players in the for-profit college arena.