Seeking Alpha

Strayer Education (STRA) announced after Friday's close a 20% drop in new enrollments, signaling...

Strayer Education (STRA) announced after Friday's close a 20% drop in new enrollments, signaling continuing struggles for the for-profit education industry, already under government scrutiny for saddling students with debt while not fully preparing them for the workforce. STRA -25.1%, CECO -10.2%, APOL -9.2%, CPLA -9.2%, COCO -8.1%, BPI -6.8% premarket. (PR)
From other sites
Comments (3)
  • inthemoney
    , contributor
    Comments (981) | Send Message
     
    And these were hot stocks just a year ago. Just goes to show how treacherous investing in the stock market really is.
    10 Jan 2011, 09:21 AM Reply Like
  • Tony Petroski
    , contributor
    Comments (6373) | Send Message
     
    inthemoney: More like betting at a casino than investing.

     

    "...already under government scrutiny for saddling students with debt while not fully preparing them for the workforce."

     

    Change "straddling students" to "straddling taxpayers" and you have an accurate assessment of our public school system in general.
    10 Jan 2011, 09:41 AM Reply Like
  • Duude
    , contributor
    Comments (3398) | Send Message
     
    "...saddling students with debt while not fully preparing them for the workforce."

     

    Much could be said of the country's secondary school system accept the debt burden is being saddled by taxpayers.
    10 Jan 2011, 02:19 PM Reply Like
DJIA (DIA) S&P 500 (SPY)
ETF Hub
ETF Screener: Search and filter by asset class, strategy, theme, performance, yield, and much more
ETF Performance: View ETF performance across key asset classes and investing themes
ETF Investing Guide: Learn how to build and manage a well-diversified, low cost ETF portfolio
ETF Selector: An explanation of how to select and use ETFs