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President Obama's re-election prospects are getting a boost from the plunging unemployment rate and the pickup in the economy and financial markets this year, economic and political analysts say.

Jessica Marie Gutierrez, CEO of Hispanic marketing company Access LLC, has launched a blog that she hopes will inspire Latinos to register to vote and show up at the polls come Election Day.

Affluent consumers have always been coveted by banks, but even more so now during the weak economic recovery.

Premier digital music service Rdio, at an invite-only presentation held at the #FEED house powered by Twitter in the Austin Museum of Art, showcased its new Web and desktop apps and also announced that more than 15 million songs are now available in its global catalog.

Even if your tax return has fewer zeros than Mitt Romney's, it contains a cornucopia of information prized by identity thieves. And as consumers have become more savvy about identity theft, criminals have come up with increasingly ingenious ways to hijack tax returns for nefarious purposes.

The Hispanic Public Relations Association's (HPRA) Los Angeles Chapter announced today it is seeking entries for the HPRA Scholarship Program. The HPRA Scholarship Program seeks to recognize "outstanding undergraduate academic achievement" as well as "community service among students." The scholarships will defray school expenses, such as tuition, for students majoring public relations, communications, journalism, advertising, or marketing.

Demand has been off the charts, Apple executives said, and lines at Apple stores are expected to be lengthy for the Friday release of the new iPad.

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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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Grace Lieblein President and managing director GM do Brasil Ms. Lieblein is responsible for the total operations of GM's subsidiary in Brazil. Prior to the appointment, she was president and managing director of GM de Mexico, the first woman to serve in that role.

Hispanics make long strides into the executive offices of major corporations. The success and sustainability of a corporation comes from a workforce that is motivated, resourceful and proud of its accomplishments, traits that must be nurtured from the first day on the job through the last.

About three weeks after the New Year launched, news announcing the economy had grown at a rate of 2.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011 created positive buzz about the economy. The announcement was notable because the economy's growth in the third quarter of 2011 had been 1.8 percent. Some media treated the news as just short of remarkable. Others did not quite share the excitement.

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.

           

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