For-profit Caribbean medical schools that don’t have access to U.S. federal loans are finding a way around the rules: Encouraging some students to enroll simultaneously in online master’s programs at U.S. universities.
Peter Schiff lays an iPod-sized bar valued at about $40,000 on the sun room floor of his Connecticut mansion, and calculates it would cost about $250,000 for each floor tile to pave the room with gold.
Hess Corp., the oil company that settled a proxy fight with Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Corp. earlier this year, agreed to sell terminals on the U.S. East Coast and in St. Lucia to Buckeye Partners LP for $850 million in cash.
The seventh tropical depression of the Atlantic hurricane season picked up speed as it churned west toward the Windward Islands, prompting the U.S. to send a hurricane reconnaissance aircraft today to investigate.
Xylem Inc., whose pumps helped clean New York tunnels of floodwaters after Hurricane Sandy, won a contract for marine-monitoring buoys to collect data for researchers studying climate change in the Caribbean Sea.
British Airways said bookings at its holiday division jumped 75 percent on Christmas Day versus a year earlier, spurred by a wet winter and pent up demand after Britons spent the summer at home for the London Olympics.