By The Numbers

The numbers for Tuesday, September 10, 2013: Taxes and layoffs

Liyna Anwar Sep 10, 2013

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$470 million

The amount in a recent academic year that students at three Caribbean medical schools received in federally-backed student loans. Should taxpayers support medical schools abroad? (Marketplace)

2,100

The number of Bank of America employees who are getting laid off. With mortgage rates on the rise, refinancing is no longer a good deal for millions of Americans. That means banks are losing business in an area that has been extremely important lately. (Marketplace)

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