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Trade Deficit
The U.S. trade deficit rose from $40.3 billion in September to $42.3 billion in October, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

Marco Rubio is the choice of Republicans and Hillary Clinton the choice for Democrats as 2016 presidential candidates, a Public Policy Polling poll indicates.

Mandy Arnold knows the social media tools available for small businesses. The opportunities to increase customer interactions have been around for years. But, she also knows the road to creating an online presence is not always easy to follow.

Aides to President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner say they're talking about a debt deal -- they just want the other guy to be a little more specific.

Launch Pad Tech on Monday announced its first class of startups for its downtown Miami accelerator.

The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday announced that it will sell off all its remaining shares in American International Group (AIG), a key exit step from the government's massive financial rescue move.

Delta Air Lines has agreed to acquire a 49 percent share of Virgin Atlantic Airways, creating a joint venture that will give the US carrier a greater presence in London's Heathrow airport, the companies said in a joint statement Tuesday.

HispanTelligence Research
HB500 2012 - 30th Anniversary
For more than two decades, the annual HispanicBusiness 500 directory has served as a barometer of the U.S. Hispanic economy. A purchase of the 2012 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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2012 Media Report
U.S. Hispanic media consumers will ultimately be the ones to determine the relative importance of a notable recent media trend affecting their communities.

Dish Network's prominence on this year's list reflects a positive overall trend in the rise of media delivery companies, including satellite, wireless phone, and cable and broadcast TV providers.

U.S. Hispanics are spending money, and they're spending it on new vehicles -- from small gas-saving cars and light-duty trucks to luxury sedans and sport-utility models.

Car dealers see Hispanic consumers as an important part of their growth, and are noticing trends in what motivates Hispanic consumers to make purchasing decisions.

Dealers interviewed by HispanicBusiness.com report consumers are stepping back into showrooms more quickly than the buying public as a whole. This trend reflects a recent survey showing U.S. Hispanics are optimistic about an economic recovery.

           

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