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The 100 Fastest-Growing Companies brought in a heady $10.9 billion in revenue in 2009. Download a free copy of the Hispanic Business: 100 Fastest Growing Companies at Hispanic Business Recursos Para Negocios site brought to you by Aflac.

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U.S.Hispanic-owned firms are expected to reach $539.0 billion by 2012. Download a free copy of the Hispanic-Owned Business Growth Projections at Hispanic Business Recursos Para Negocios site brought to you by Aflac.

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3q GDP, gross domestic product, revised, downward
Today, the U.S. Commerce Department released its latest look at U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) data, and the revised numbers from the July through September quarter are more sluggish than initially estimated. GDP grew 2% in the third quarter from the prior quarter; last month's report initially indicated 2.5% growth. This is the first revised estimate; usually, each quarter gets two revised estimates as more data becomes available.

In the end, the supercommittee couldn't save us. Congress' Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction -- called "the supercommittee" because of its broad authority to recommend new taxes and spending cuts to fix the federal government's growing spending beyond its means -- failed to reach a deal Monday, its self-imposed deadline.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushes for disciplinary powers or for eurozone nations to sue overspending governments.

American economist Stephen Roach warns that political instability in the United States and Europe poses a threat to global economic recovery.

General Motors will reopen its shuttered former Saturn plant in Spring Hill, Tenn., to build the Chevrolet Equinox and other hot products, providing an opportunity for at least 280 Lansing, Mich., workers to return to their homes in Tennessee.

The congressional supercommittee Monday admitted it failed to find a compromise to trim the U.S. budget deficit $1.2 trillion in the next decade.

National Association for Business Economics finds that only two of 42 forecasters predicted a decline in real GDP.

HispanTelligence Research
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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 2011 directory provides the top 500 Hispanic-owned companies list in Excel format including: CEO names and more...

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 HispanicBusiness magazine...
The Great Recession made public revenues plunge while the cost of public programs skyrocketed, resulting in dire public finances here and in key European countries. During 2010, we observed a resilient and recovering U.S economy that, starting in the first quarter of 2011, faced a political and public sector shock on both sides of the Atlantic.

HispanTelligence, the research arm of HispanicBusiness Inc., selected the magazine's 100 Influentials based on the following criteria

This year's crop of The Hispanic Business 100 Influentials fits in nicely with the launch last month of HispanicBusiness magazine's new Diversity Partnership section.

By now we are getting used to it. One day we slide toward chaos. The sensation lasts for days. Then the sun rises, the crisis resolves. Back and forth, the economy and the politics of the economy slide like veritable tectonic plates. The movement affects massive markets, national and global.






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