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Delegate Count
According to the Associated Press, Hillary Clinton currently has 1,136 of the 2,025 delegates needed to gain the Democratic Party nomination. However, MSNBC reports that Obama is leading the Democratic count with 943 delegates.

Yahoo Board to Spurn Microsoft's $44 Billion Bid
Yahoo Inc.'s board will reject Microsoft Corp.'s $44.6 billion takeover bid after concluding that the unsolicited offer undervalues the slumping Internet pioneer.

The G7 Meeting: The Key Events
Here are the main points from the meeting Saturday of Group of Seven finance ministers and central bank governors.

Clinton Replaces Campaign Manager, After Weekend of Losses
Sen. Hillary Clinton replaced her campaign manager Sunday, in a move that follows Clinton's resounding losses to Sen. Barack Obama in three Democratic presidential contests Saturday and a loss in Maine on Sunday.

How About a 98.3% Tax Bracket?
If you think that you're paying a lot in taxes, you've got nothing on Travelzoo (Nasdaq: TZOO). The company behind the popular "Travelzoo Top 20" email of sponsored travel deals that goes out every week to roughly 12 million willing recipients had a doozy of a quarterly report on Wednesday.

Stimulus Plan on Way to Bush's Desk
The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday overwhelmingly approved Senate changes to the stimulus package designed to boost the U.S. economy.

HispanTelligence Research
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.

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Regina Montoya
New America Alliance (NAA) CEO Regina Montoya is on the board of directors for Washington Mutual, one of only six Hispanic females who appear on boards of Fortune 100 companies.

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

Global Market Could Be Silver Lining
The critical question, as we enter 2008, is knowing the extent of the crisis in the financial sector and how it will affect the real economy.

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