Consumer sentiment improved slightly in August, but mostly among the wealthy (AP)

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Ticked Up in August

U.S. consumer sentiment improved a bit in August, driven by greater optimism about jobs, rising incomes, and increasing wealth. Yet the increase largely occurred among higher-income groups.

Patricia Perez (VPE Tradigital Communications)

Echeveste Steps Down, Perez Steps Up at VPE

John Echeveste, founder of VPE Tradigital Communications, is the new CEO of LA de Cultura y Artes. Patricia Perez will continue to lead the Hispanic public relations agency as managing partner.

Auto Industry
Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat and Chrysler Group (file photo)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Clears Major Hurdle

Fiat's merger creating Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has cleared its biggest remaining hurdle by not exceeding a limit on cash paid out to current Fiat shareholders who don't support the deal.

Career News
Be careful about giving up personal information when applying for work (file photo)

Identity Thieves Prey on Job Seekers

Among the lowest forms of life on the planet are scam artists who prey on job hunters who are asked -- sometimes by legitimate employers -- for their Social Security numbers. ...continue

2014 Best Schools

Overview: 2014 Best Schools for Hispanics

The 40 schools that appear in the 2014 HispanicBusiness Best Schools lists represent the cream of the crop when it comes to institutions of higher learning that reach out to Hispanic postgraduate students.

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar (Stanford Law School)

Cuellar Confirmed to California Supreme Court

Stanford professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar breezed through to confirmation to the California Supreme Court, adding a Hispanic and another academic to a court undergoing a dramatic transformation.

Canada offered a geography lesson for Russian soldiers who get 'lost' in Ukraine (AP)

Canada, Russia Go to War (on Twitter)

It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as "not Russia."

Shelly Sterling (AP)

Clippers Deal Started With 2 Numbers

When asked how much money she wanted to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, Shelly Sterling handed a piece of paper to her lawyer with two numbers: $1.5 to $2.

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Green Economy & Conservation
Natural gas well (file photo)

Illinois Issues Fracking Rules

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources released a long-awaited plan Friday to regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling that supporters hope could bring an economic boost to Illinois but environmentalists fear may be too lenient.

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