Stocks settled relatively flat for the trading session Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average crossing the 13,000 mark only to end at 12,981.
Stocks had the day off yesterday for Presidents Day but opened positively today with news of a second Greek bailout.
Stocks started out the week higher, after positive news from Greece reassured the markets the troubled nation was coming up with plans to avoid financial collapse, despite painful austerity measures.
Stocks started the week slightly down, with the Dow Jones industrial average down 17 points at 12,845, the Standard & Poor’s 500 down a fraction of a point at 1,344 and the Nasdaq off by three points at 2,901.
An article by NPR reports that, last year, a Stanford University computer science professor named Sebastian Thrun and several colleagues decided to teach a class open to anyone with a computer and Internet access.
No matter what the contradictions are about online classes, it is true they are becoming more widespread and the technology is getting better.
A new taxation and finance plan for California that could increase funding for K-12 schools and higher education.
An article from USA Today cites state department reports about record numbers of foreign students going to school in the U.S.
Last year’s graduates facing record amounts of student debt A report from the Project on Student Debt stated average debt levels for college seniors were at an all-time high last week.
San Diego-based stocks Sony (SNE) and Qualcomm (QCOM) were up slightly at 20.43 and down about 1.5 percent at 52.85, respectively.
San Diego-based health care technology firm Dexcom (DXCM) was trending slightly negatively yesterday morning, down 12 cents at 10.50. A similar medical device firm, NuVasive (NUVA) was also slightly down at 16.60.
San Diego-based companies Jack in the Box (JACK) and Sony (SNE) were trading down 10 cents at 20.45 and up 38 cents at 19.38, respectively.