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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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On Friday, the Department of Education issued a report on the rate of loan repayments by college students. This is important because if the rates are too low students at those schools might not qualify for government loans,, without which some of these companies would have a hard time making a go of it.
Stocks ended a quiet trading session largely flat, with the Dow closing slightly down to mark five straight days of losses. Technology stocks gave a modest boost to the Nasdaq, which ended higher. 3M and Boeing fell.
Stock ended the session largely flat, with the Dow slightly lower before the close, after a session marked by quiet trading in a narrow range on mixed economic data. Technology stocks gave a slight boost to the Nasdaq, which ended higher.
Are there stocks for all seasons no matter what the condition of the economy? Manuel Schiffres, executive editor of Kiplinger's Personal Finance thinks so and gave his recommendations to CNBC Tuesday.
Investors might not have to choose yea or nay to profit, Cramer says.
David Lutz, managing director at Stiefel Nicolaus Capital Markets and Jim Iuorio, director at TJM Institutional Services, weighed in on the best places to invest now.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Home Depot and Exxon Mobil popped while Energy Conversion Devices and Nucor dropped.
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?
This company makes its money in a very unique way. But is the stock worth buying?
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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.
Though December is historically one of the stock market's best months, 2008 could be a volatile exception. But that doesn't mean there aren't ways to make money.
Richard Sparks of Schaeffer's Investment Research admits the current market environment is a tough one, but he still has some suggestions about where a stock investor's money should go.