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Book publisher Penguin has had a very good year so far in 2010, according to its breakout numbers from parent company Pearson's most recent sales report. Sales at Penguin for the period ending June 30 rose 9%, while operating profit more than doubled compared to a year ago.

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Penguin and Pearson Earnings: Profits More Than Double So Far in 2010 originally appeared on DailyFinance on Mon, 26 Jul 2010 09:48:00.

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<![CDATA[eBay Halts Indebted Purdue Grad's Diploma Auction]]> eBay Halts Indebted Purdue Grad's Diploma Auction

In effort to pay off student loans he can't afford and incite debate about the value of a college education, Purdue University alumnus Nick Enlow listed his 2008 diploma on eBay this week with a starting bid of $36,000. Too bad eBay pulled the listing.

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eBay Halts Indebted Purdue Grad's Diploma Auction originally appeared on DailyFinance on Fri, 28 May 2010 16:15:00.

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