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Small Businesses Add 3 More Worries to Their List

Gas prices are plunging. Fears about the Ebola virus are increasing. And the upcoming elections are raising questions about what the new Congress is likely to do.

Stocks Subdued After Gains Earlier in Week

After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks have moved modestly higher over the course of the trading day on Wednesday.

Consumer Prices Edge Up, Surprising Economists

Consumer price inflation in the U.S. unexpectedly showed a modest increase in September, as the continued decline in energy prices were offset by higher prices for food and shelter.

US Stocks Open Mixed on Earnings Reports

Stocks were mixed in morning trades as investors look over earnings reports from U.S. companies.

More Hispanic Voters May Not Mean More Clout

U.S. Hispanics represent a growing share of eligible voters around the country, but don't expect that to swing many gubernatorial races this year.

Volatility No Reason to Bail on Stock Market

The stock market's big swings have raised concerns about how much longer the five-year bull market can last, but the volatility is no reason to abandon the market, say professional investors and strategists.

Home Sales Shake Off Slowdown in September

Existing homes in the U.S. sold in September at their fastest clip this year, a sign that the housing market is shaking off a slowdown that began in the middle of 2013.

Perez Leads Push for Obama's Job Proposals

Labor Secretary Tom Perez sought Monday to re-energize President Obama's push for raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour and for making paid leave for mothers of newborns more widely available.

Governors Accept Obamacare, Despite GOP Rhetoric

While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion.

US Stocks Move Higher Despite Drag by IBM

U.S. stocks are mostly higher, but the gains were held back by IBM, which slid after reporting results that fell short of what investors were looking for.

Obama Signs Executive Order Aimed at Boosting Consumer Financial Security

On Friday, U.S. President Barack Obama issued an executive order requiring the federal government, private credit card companies and other lenders to take immediate steps to enhance consumer security measures.

Fear Index Could Mean Wild Swings Will Continue

Europe's economy sputters, oil prices plunge and stocks start swinging wildly. Wall Street's long dormant "fear index" now predicts more volatility ahead.

Janet Yellen Warns of Widening Wealth Gap

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said in a speech Friday that the last several decades have seen the most sustained rise in income inequality in a century.

2014 HispanicBusiness 50 Influentials Biographies

Biographies of the 2014 HispanicBusiness 50 Influentials.

2014 HispanicBusiness 50 Influentials List

The list of the HispanicBusiness 50 Influentials for 2014.

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