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  • News Corp's iPad ‘Daily’ Debut and Earnings Preview Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 3:33 PM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    It's a busy day for Rupert Murdoch - he launched his long-awaited iPad-only news app "The Daily" and News Corp will report quarterly earnings after the bell.

  • Gannett Earnings Become a Drag on Newspaper Stocks Monday, 31 Jan 2011 | 3:41 PM ET

    Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, is considered a bellwether for the newspaper industry, and the news isn't good.

  • Washington Post Company Executive Committee Chairman Katharine Graham in a 1997 file photo.

    Warren Buffett will retire from the Washington Post board of directors after what he calls a "great 37 years."  But he tells the Wall Street Journal that Berkshire will "keep every share of stock we have" in the company.

  • Rewriting Of Regulations May Spell Trouble Monday, 20 Dec 2010 | 11:21 AM ET

    The Education Department is trying to crack down on high dropout and default  rates at  for-profit colleges and universities..

  • For-Profit Schools Under Federal Fire Friday, 17 Dec 2010 | 11:54 AM ET
    Education

    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.

  • melinda gates

    On November 12, the Washington Post announced that Melinda Gates had resigned as a director of the Washington Post, which gets the lion’s share of its operating income from Kaplan University, a for-profit university.

  • Low Graduation Rates at For-Profit Colleges Wednesday, 24 Nov 2010 | 10:42 AM ET

    A report on for-profit colleges charges they deliver “little more than crippling debt.” The New York Times reports.

  • Can the 'NewsBeast' Really Make Money? Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 4:43 PM ET

    A year from now, the marriage of Newsweek with the Daily Beast website will bear a “very strong bottom line,” Stephen Colvin, CEO of the newly formed Newsweek Daily Beast Company, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Scrutiny Takes Toll on For-Profit College Company Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010 | 11:48 AM ET

    Over the last few months, Kaplan and other for-profit education companies have come under intense scrutiny from Congress, amid growing concerns that the industry leaves too many students mired in debt, and with credentials that provide little help in finding jobs. The New York Times reports.

  • The Flash Crash, in Miniature Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | 5:39 AM ET

    BlackBerrys were buzzing inside Progress Energy in Raleigh, N.C.: in a blink, the 102-year-old utility had been virtually wiped out on Wall Street, the New York Times reports.

  • Job seekers wait in line to have their résumés reviewed at the second annual Anaheim/Orange County Job Fair.

    The October employment report is not expected to show much in the way of new job growth, but the euphoria over Fed easing may trump any concern in markets Friday.

  • Earnings Roundup: Nov. 5 Thursday, 4 Nov 2010 | 6:38 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, Nov. 5

  • Stocks to Watch: IBM, Washington Post and More ... Thursday, 4 Nov 2010 | 11:00 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Greenberg: Earth to ITT Education Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 | 3:45 PM ET

    The only question you ask after listening to ITT Education’s spacer third quarter conference call was this: What planet are these guys living on?

  • Stocks End Sharply Lower on BofA Report Tuesday, 19 Oct 2010 | 4:56 PM ET

    Stocks plunged Tuesday on a report that a consortium that includes the New York Fed wants to force Bank of America to buy back $47 billion of mortgage bonds. BofA and Alcoa fell, while Coca-Cola rose.

  • Stocks Plunge Ahead of Close on BofA Report Tuesday, 19 Oct 2010 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks continued to plunge Tuesday on a report that a consortium that includes the New York Fed wants to force Bank of America to buy back $47 billion of mortgage bonds. BofA and Alcoa fell, while Coca-Cola rose.

  • Weekly jobless claims should swing market focus back to the U.S. economy Thursday, at least temporarily.

  • Stocks End Off Session Highs; Apple Hits $300 Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 4:46 PM ET

    Stocks pared gains but remained significantly higher Wednesday as the dollar slumped, commodities soared, and a series of better-than-expected earnings reports gave investors confidence in the economy's health.  Cisco and American Express rose, while Intel and JPMorgan fell.

  • Stocks Off Session Highs; Apple Above $300 Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 3:56 PM ET

    Stocks pared gains but remained significantly higher Wednesday as the dollar slumped, commodities soared, and a series of better-than-expected earnings reports gave investors confidence in the economy's health.  Cisco and American Express rose, while Intel and JPMorgan fell.

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