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American consumers are less confident about the future of the economy than previously thought, an independent research group said Tuesday, since its closely followed consumer confidence index dropped in January.

Immigration and Mexican American Studies were among two of the emotionally charged topics discussed at an all-day summit hosted by the White House.

When it comes to gaining votes in Florida, a tried and true method has always been to talk tough on Cuba: however old the tactic, it always seems to work, and Republican presidential hopefuls know that.

After four decades of snapping up U.S. cable companies, then acquiring the news-and-entertainment giant NBC Universal Inc. in 2011, Comcast Corp. is ready to take on the planet.

General Motors has selected The Vox Collective, a New York advertising and communications agency, as its U.S. Hispanic public relations agency for 2012 following an extensive review of agency capabilities in public relations, corporate communications, and public affairs before the rapidly expanding Hispanic market.

The Dream Act would streamline refinancing for distressed homeowners as well as create a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, says National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals.

Colombian bombshell Sofia Vergara has achieved the top spot in AskMen's yearly list of the 99 Most Desirable Women.

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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.

From the current issue of HispanicBusiness magazine...
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With deep roots in civil rights affirmative action legislation, "diversity" has evolved into the concept of smart business.

Five Hispanics -- three Republicans and two Democrats -- are campaigning for vacant seats for the U.S. Senate in New Mexico and Texas.

How will the latest chapter in the long-playing narrative of congressional intractability be resolved?

Hispanic magazines are leading the way in advertising revenues.

Social media accounts are no longer optional for small-business owners -- they are golden tickets to helping grow and brand a business.

           

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