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Companies Lay Off Fewer Workers Despite Slowdown

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dipped last week, indicating that a sharp economic slowdown earlier this year hasn't caused employers to cut jobs.


U.S. Consumer Spending Disappoints in May

U.S. consumers increased their spending modestly in May, disappointing economists who said the weaker-than-expected gain will likely mean a lesser economic rebound in the April-June quarter than many had envisioned.


U.S. Economy Dives in Temporary Setback

The U.S. economy shrank at an annual rate of 2.9 percent in the January-March quarter, but the setback is widely thought to be temporary, with growth rebounding solidly since spring.


HispanicBusiness 100 -- 2014 Directory

The 2014 HispanicBusiness 100 rankings list.


The Sectors: Keeping It Positive

The HispanicBusiness 100 sectors all stayed on the positive side of the ledger in 2013, with four of them ringing up double-digit growth.


Introducing the HispanicBusiness 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.


Ex-Im Bank Emerges as Flash Point in GOP Fight

The White House and an influential pair of business organizations called for the Export-Import Bank's charter to be renewed, a day after new House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said the agency should be phased out.


Iraq Crisis Fueling a Spike in World Oil Prices

World oil prices are already rising on the chaotic situation in Iraq, where violence was already delivering damaging blows to an industry that accounts for a huge portion of OPEC's output.


Existing-Home Sales, Inventories Rose in May

Sales of existing homes rose robustly in May and inventory gains continued to help moderate price growth, with all four regions of the country experiencing sales gains compared to the month prior.


U.S. Judge Warns Argentina Against Debt Swap

A U.S. federal judge warned Argentina that it would be violating a ruling he handed down in favor of its holdout bondholders if it goes through with a proposed new debt swap.


Hispanic Unemployment Edged Up in May

The unemployment rate among U.S. Hispanics rose 0.4 percent in May, but dropped significantly during the past 12 months.


2014 Top Nonprofit Organizations by Expenditures

An index of the Top 25 Hispanic Nonprofit Organizations by how much money they take in and distribute.


Organizational Profiles: SER-Jobs for Progress National Inc.

SER-Jobs for Progress is an example of an organization that is based in one location but provides services nationwide.


Organizational Profiles: Southwest Key

Founded in Austin, Texas, in 1987 by Dr. Juan Sanchez, Southwest Key has expanded to six states, providing services for nearly 226,000 clients in 2013.


Social Enterprises: A Beacon in Tough Times

The social enterprise landscape is booming, despite economic indicators that should suggest otherwise.


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