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Amazon Is Google’s Top Search Advertiser

Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) spent $158 million in 2013 to buy search advertising from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), nearly twice as much as the $82 million that second-ranked ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apollo Education, Ford, GM, Alkermes, Cognizant and More

The S&P 500 hit yet another new all-time high this week, but many investors remain worried about buying the top or getting caught in a sell-off. 24/7 Wall St. reviews ...
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education

The Death of College

The reputation of college has fallen on hard times. A four-year education can cost $100,000 and leave graduates with burdensome loans. Many college graduates have found that, even with advanced ...
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education

Did Bridgepoint Just Save Online and For-Profit Universities?

Two for-profit colleges both had news yesterday. Bridgepoint Education Inc. (NYSE: BPI) received its initial accreditation for a period of five years. Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL) was notified that ...
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Closing Bell for Wednesday on Wall Street: Markets Start Higher, Track Higher by Close

June 26, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following the final reading on first quarter U.S. GDP growth, which came in lower than expected, but investors apparently believe ...
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Closing Bell for Tuesday on Wall Street: Markets Recover on Better Economic News

June 25, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after speculation that China’s central bank would not allow the country’s banking system to collapse. In the U.S., data on ...
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Closing Bell for Monday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Claw Back Some Losses

June 24, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning and spent the day trying to move back to break even with Friday’s close. The U.S. markets got no help ...
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Closing Bell for Friday on Wall Street: Markets Bounce to a Mixed Close

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after yesterday’s bloodbath. There was no economic data of note released today in either Asia or the U.S. In Europe, the eurozone’s current ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — March 25, 2013: Markets Rise, Then Fall on Cyprus News (BBRY, WFM, JCP, CMCSA, ARG, APOL, DG, JASO, FMCN, SONC, PRTS, ALU, GRPN, SBUX)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following an agreement between the government of Cyprus and the “troika” of the IMF, the EU, and the ECB (more coverage here). There ...
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Apollo Group’s Results Look Better Than They Are

Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL) reported fiscal second quarter 2013 adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.34 on revenue of $834.4 million. In the same period a year ago, ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — March 22, 2013: Markets Turn Higher Awaiting Cyprus Solution (KSS, LNKD, BEAM, ADTN, FDO, MU, NKE, SLW, VRNG, DRI, TIF, APOL, DG, JASO, MU, NKE, BBRY)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning and trading stayed positive territory all day. No solution has yet been agreed to the Cyprus banking crisis (more coverage here), but the ...
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Marin Software IPO Goes Out Strong

Cloud software company Marin Software Inc. (NYSE: MRIN) held its initial public offering (IPO) this morning, and the shares priced at $14, above the projected range of $11 to $13. ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — March 5, 2013: Markets Climb as Dow Sets All-Time High (NFLX, YHOO, CLF, A, APOL, CKP, CEP, APP, GEVO, QIHU, SWHU, PAY, AEO, BIG, TFM, HOV, SPLS, STP, MTG, CREE, VOD, VZ)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning and it didn’t take long for the DJIA to blow past its all-time intra-day high of 14,198.10 (more coverage here). There was a ...
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education

Light at the End of the Tunnel for Apollo Group?

It was just in recent days that we saw Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL) warn in an SEC filing that its regulator and accreditation board put the company's prior "notice" ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (MITT, A, ALTR, APOL, CLF, CBRL, EVEP, FLO, HIIQ, MTG, NFLX, YHOO)

These are some of this Tuesday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls. A.G. Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE: MITT) started as Neutral at Credit Suisse. ...
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