Women business owners still lag behind when it comes to securing loans and government contracts (file photo)

Female Business Owners Still Face Gender Gap

Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report says.

Boeing's commercial jet wing gave earnings a big boost in the quarter (AP)

Boeing Profits Skyrocket on Commercial Jets

Increased production of passenger jets helped push up Boeing's profit by 52 percent in the second quarter, topping Wall Street's expectations.

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After a change in a Michigan tax agreement, General Motors will add 1,750 jobs and invest $800 million. (file photo)

GM to Add 1,750 Jobs, Invest $800 Million in Michigan

General Motors plans to invest up to $800 million and hire up to 1,750 new workers in various Michigan locations after the state changed a tax credit agreement today. ...continue

HispanicBusiness 100

Introducing the Hispanic-Business 100

While the HispanicBusiness 500 index long proved to be a solid barometer of the Hispanic market in this country, tough economic times have pared the number of companies that qualify for the index. We now introduce the HispanicBusiness 100.

Sen. Marco Rubio (AP)

Marco Rubio Swings Back to the Right

Trying to win forgiveness for backing immigration overhaul, Sen. Marco Rubio is wooing social conservatives ahead of a potential 2016 White House run.

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Proposed regulations would also apply to the transport of ethanol and other hazardous liquids (AP)

New Safety Rules Proposed for Oil Trains

Thousands of older rail tank cars that carry crude oil would be phased out within two years under U.S. regulations proposed Wednesday in response to a series of fiery train crashes over the past year.

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