We are witnessing some good old fashioned HFT (high frequency trading) price engineering. No worries, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. As they walk the price down incrementally buy the lows and wait. Devry & Apollo both surged 20% upon release of earnings because the cynicism engendering the industry resulted in any quasi-non abhorrent news becoming a catalyst . I have to admire the intrepidation of shorts at 1.4 times earnings, seems that they are remarkably talented or self destructive? I am envious of their sovereign control over the price, it is equivalent to observing art or the awe inspiring achievements of a disciplined athlete. I say if your going to wake up in the morning to do something, you might as well be amazing at it. I have unintentionally arrived at the zenith of success as the consummate moppet this week.