HB500 (2008)


Top Stories
US Flag
The top two U.S. Democratic contenders for the presidential nomination are neck and neck, with a clear Republican favorite shown in a USA Today/Gallup poll.

New York City's Hispanic Voters Prefer Clinton
In a survey released Thursday, New York City's Hispanic electorate declared that Hillary Clinton was its candidate of choice over Barack Obama.

Bush Sends Congress $3.1 Trillion Budget: Increases Military Spending and Deficit
U.S. President George W. Bush sent Congress a 3.1 trillion budget on Monday for the 2009 fiscal year that approached a landmark in military spending and would widen the government's deficit.

Personal Finance: A 2008 to Remember
I know we're just dipping our toes into February, but it's hard to argue that 2008 won't be remembered as a year with huge financial headlines.

Economic Stimulus Plan Promises Tax Rebates
Most married couples with two children can expect a tax rebate of as much as $1,800 during the next three months after House leaders and President George W. Bush agreed yesterday on a package to stimulate the nation's lethargic economy.

Small Businesses Prepare for Slump
Recession or not, many small businesses have been feeling the pinch for months, and many are working on longer-term strategies to survive the rough times.

2007 EOY Awards
Our annual awards for Trade Industry, Latina, Rising Star and InfoBusiness.

Language of the Future
Three television networks set their sights on a new generation of bilingual and bicultural Hispanics.

HispanTelligence Research
HB500
For more than two decades, the annual Hispanic Business 500 directory has served as a barometer of the U.S. Hispanic economy. A purchase of the 2007 directory provides the top 500 Hispanic-owned companies list in Excel format including: CEO names; company addresses and telephone numbers; e-mail addresses for 375 companies and Web addresses for 430 companies; and company revenue and employees numbers for 2005 and 2006.

South Leads US in Fastest Hispanic Growth
The geographic dispersion of the U.S. Hispanic population continues. States with small Hispanic populations have shown the greatest growth in the last decade with seven of the 10 fastest-growing states in the South.

U.S. Hispanic Media Market: Projections to 2010
Advertisers' efforts to reach Hispanic consumers are becoming more targeted, and language is a major factor. Advertisers spent more than $3.3 billion to market products to U.S. Hispanics in 2005, a 6.8 percent increase from 2004.

From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...
Create Your Hispanic Business Classified Ad Now!
This year's EOY Award winner Carlos Garcia (left) and 2006 EOY Award winner Enrique Tessada.
Hard-pressed for capital when he first started, EOY 2007 winner Carlos Garcia now invests in young companies.

Corporate Elite Face Steep Challenges
This year's Hispanic Corporate Elite operated in a volatile economy; a year dominated by rising energy prices, growing threats of global warming, and a tsunami-size subprime mortgage crisis. Their response was to soldier on, keep producing the results that got them to their lofty posts, and adjust and execute business plans their companies set in place.






You are subscribed as #EMAIL#
To UNSUBSCRIBE or manage your subscription options, go to
http://email.hbinc.com/email/

Please feel free to forward this newsletter

Send any comments or questions to: news@hbinc.com

Hispanic Business, Inc.
425 Pine Avenue
Santa Barbara, CA 93117