Cheddar Morning Business Update 7/24: Nasdaq up nearly 19 percent in 2017

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The Nasdaq opened today after its first down day in more than a week and a half and is up nearly 19 percent so far this year.

Meanwhile, Facebook has reportedly filed a patent for a device with interchangeable parts that could be used as a smartphone or a speaker, according to Telegraph.

Finally, tuition at college and graduate schools rose just 1.9 percent through June compared to an average 6 percent increase each year for the past three decades.

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