A 33-year-old Knoxville, Tenn. man with 30 children appeared in court this week to ask the state for child-support help, Memphis news station WREG reported Wednesday.
After months of political wrangling, the U.S. Department of Education finalized on Thursday its highly contentious “gainful employment” rule, a crucial element of the Obama Administration’s crackdown on the rapidly growing for-profit career-college industry.
In the 1997 film Seven Years in Tibet, the character of Austrian mountaineer Peter Aufschnaiter escapes an Indian POW camp and declares that he is heading for China to find work.
“It looks like this recession is finally over,” declared Scott Davis, CEO of UPS, earlier this month while announcing 2009 earnings that were better than expected for the world’s largest package carrier.
Can we stop thinking about Russell Brand now?
On July 19, 2007, Google reported earnings that were lower than what analysts had expected, and the tech company’s stock price dropped 5% but Raj Rajaratnam made $9 million. Allegedly, the New York hedge-fund manager had gotten a tip that Google’s earnings would be below expectations, so he was prepared with short positions and put options that would become more valuable as the stock price fell
All eyes are on corporate earnings these days as investors shift from a hopeful mode to one more demanding of real improvement. And in the business headlines, at least, they are seeing it.
Steve Stricker climbed to No. 2 in the world rankings after a birdie-birdie finish gave him a one-shot victory at the Deutsche Bank Championship, with Tiger Woods finishing only 11th despite a scintillating closing 63.