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  • Transforming UMUC [Editorial]

    Transforming UMUC  [Editorial]
    The University of Maryland University College has long been at the forefront of online continuing education and job training for its mostly adult student body, so a recent proposal by UMUC President Javier Miyares to tie the school's future more closely to the private sector and adopt a learning model that lets students progress at their own pace seems like a natural evolution of the institution's history of innovation. The plan is still in the preliminary stages, with many details left to be worked out. But overall it could represent a way forward for an institution with a worldwide student body that has experienced declining enrollments, staff cuts and increased competition from for-profit schools in recent years.
  • AMC Networks in Talks to Buy Stake BBC America

    AMC Networks is in talks to acquire nearly a 50% stake in cabler BBC America. The negotiations have been ongoing for some time and stemmed from co-production partnerships that AMC has had with the BBC for programs including the SundanceTV miniseries "Top...

    European funds plough into equities, holdings highest since Jan 2011: Reuters poll

    LONDON (Reuters) - European fund managers made their highest allocation to equities this month since January 2011 and cut bond positions that were already below long-term averages, a Reuters survey showed on Thursday. Fund managers in the poll put 49...

    CME Group earnings drop on weak trading volumes

    CME Group earnings drop on weak trading volumes
    CME Group Inc., the world's largest futures market operator, on Thursday reported lower-than-expected second-quarter earnings due to weak trading volumes. CME Group Inc., the world's largest futures market operator, reported lower-than-expected second-...

    World investors load up on stocks, Europe leads way: Reuters poll

    LONDON (Reuters) - Global investors bought more stocks in July than at any point in more than two years, spearheaded by a push into Europe and growing confidence in the continent's economic recovery, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday. Faith in the global...