European markets closed lower on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced it would keep its monetary policy stance unchanged.
Discussing shares of publishing company Pearson sinking about 30 percent, with CNBC's Mike Santoli.
The world's biggest education company is facing turmoil as customers turn to cheaper digital alternatives, or choose to rent instead of buy content.
European stocks closed slightly higher on Wednesday as investors digested a number of corporate reports.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Troubled British publisher may sell its stake in Penguin Random House to help it battle the "unprecedented" changes hitting key markets.
Pearson has decided to focus on education, after selling its non-core assets including the Financial Times to Nikkei for £844 million
The choices Pearson makes in the future, the way it markets itself and the way its brand is perceived is uniquely important for a firm that has survived for over 172 years.
Pearson’s Global Marketing Officer, Kate James, sits down with CNBC to discuss the journey the publisher has been on over the past year.
“I think I see VR as a big trend in most sectors,” says Pearson’s Global Marketing Officer, Kate James, while commenting on how it’s being incorporated.
It all began back in 1844 when Samuel Pearson founded a small brick and building company in Yorkshire, England. By the 1990s it was the world’s largest education publisher.
European stocks posted solid gains by Tuesday's close, as investors cheered on the sharp uptick seen in mining stocks, while digesting earnings.
European markets closed firmly in the red on Monday as investors remained cautious ahead of an upcoming ECB meeting, while digesting earnings.
European stocks closed lower on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) kept interest rates on hold and did not extend its asset purchase program.
European stocks recovered to close in the black on Friday as investors worked their way through another raft of European earnings.
European equities finished the last trading day of the month sharply lower, as a raft of disappointing earnings dragged stocks deep into the red.
John Fallon, CEO of Pearson, talks about the education sector in markets such as China.
John Fallon, CEO of Pearson, discusses the company's first-quarter earnings and how digital is changing education services.
Pearson CEO told CNBC its first-quarter trading was "very much in line with what we expected," despite sales being down 4 percent from last year.
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