Schools of all sizes played more than bit parts in this week's Wall Street flick.
The frat kegger to end all keggers
If you're a young and successful dot-com, check your voicemail. You may very well have a media giant or major search engine making you an offer you can't refuse. Big boys gobbling up the small fry is a typical occurrence in most industries. It's just happening at a frenetic pace in the online universe.
Over the past few days, we've seen Google
However, one of the boldest moves was IAC/InterActiveCorp
Ever since News Corp.
School rhymes with Fool
Living in south Florida where it's pretty hot, I thought I was in one of the few areas where schools had already started back up. Apparently, that isn't the case. All around the country, the school calendar keeps inching earlier and earlier as schools try to arm their pupils earlier with the knowledge to score well in standardized aptitude tests. So, I didn't do a double take when the Fool rolled out a back to school special this past week. I guess that's just how it's going to be from now on, like holiday sales starting even before the Thanksgiving Day turkey is carved.
Are apples always in season? I've got some teacher desks to decorate.
Until next week, I remain,
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz recommends windshield wiper fluid when trying to look back. He is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early. He does not own shares in any of the companies in this story. The Fool has a disclosure policy.