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The US economy grew at an annualized rate of 3.2 percent for the fourth quarter of 2010, boosted by gains in consumer spending and exports, the US Commerce Department said Friday.

President Hosni Mubarak, the only leader Egyptians under 30 have ever known, has announced he will not seek another term, stepping down from office after the fall elections.

The battle over federal healthcare reform continued its inevitable march toward the U.S. Supreme Court, with a U.S. District Court judge in Pensacola ruling Monday that the law is unconstitutional.

ExxonMobil Corp., the world's largest oil company, on Monday posted its biggest quarterly profits in more than two years, and up 53 percent from the year-earlier period.

Consumer spending accelerated in December while incomes rose 0.4, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Monday. The bureau said personal spending rose 0.7 percent.

Google has decided to put more focus on the U.S. Hispanic market.

Sen. Marco Rubio - who hasn't joined a new Senate tea party caucus - told reporters Wednesday he's not even sure there's a need for one.

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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 2010 directory provides the top 500 Hispanic-owned companies list in Excel format including: CEO names; company addresses and telephone numbers; e-mail addresses for 291 companies and Web addresses for 469 companies; and company revenue and employees numbers for 2008 and 2009.

Hispanics are now the largest ethnic minority in the United States and during the past decade, U.S. Hispanic purchasing power has rapidly increased. This report takes an in depth look at how today's Hispanic Economy is transitioning into an economic power in the U.S. Click here for the executive summary and table of contents!

The number of Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States is expected to grow 41.8 percent in the next six years to 4.3 million, with total revenues surging 39 percent to more than $539 billion, according to new estimates by HispanTelligence. Spurred by growing entrepreneurial trends and affluence among the nation's largest minority population, the increase is expected to come at a robust rate of 8.5 and 8.7 percent, respectfully, over the next couple years.

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From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...
Latina bloggers carve out a new niche in social media that helps preserve their unique cultural identities.

"We live where you live." It is a simple enough statement for an insurance agent to make, but in La Joya, Texas, where Ruben Solis is based, it means much more than being in close proximity to his customer.

An interview with Gisela Girard on how competitive market conditions push buttons.

New York group seeks to increase state diversity supplier spending to help create jobs and boost the economy.

Gap opens up between government contracts and small businesses.

Lloyd Chapman uses the American Small Business League to champion small business.





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