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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.
Strayer Education and other for-profit education companies are taking a big hit on Monday. On late Friday, after the market’s close, Strayer had announced worse-than-expected enrollment results.
The Education Department is trying to crack down on high dropout and default rates at for-profit colleges and universities..
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.
If you're an investor in for-profit schools, note this heads-up: Profit margins are likely headed down—and not by a small amount.
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.
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.
With stocks having closed sharply higher Wednesday, the traders discussed names that caught their eye.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
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.
For-profit education stocks have tanked recently. Is this sector ripe for the picking or too hot to handle?
Investors were chattering about the sharp move higher in stocks this September and what to make of weakness on Monday. Should you position for further gains?
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.
As a main character in Michael Lewis’s bestseller, “The Big Short,” Eisman is best known for getting the subprime crisis right. But at the time, his attempts to warn regulators were ignored. This time they’re listening, especially after he capitalized on his role in the book with a report last June at an investment conference headlined, “Subprime Goes to College.”
Much of this is complex with plenty of nuance. An important key to understanding the discrepancy, Eisman insists, is in a footnote on a “Repayment Rate Analysis” chart Strayer has posted on its website.
Analysts at JPMorgan Chase lowered their price forecast and urged clients to sell oil. But how are the traders playing this call?
This update on Strayer Education's disagreement with the way the Education Department calculates its student loan repayment rates: The department is telling us, at CNBC, that having heard Strayer's spacer complaints, it intends to do intential analysis.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
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