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America's Eroding Knowledge Edge
The U.S. is engaged in a fierce contest with other large countries to secure the lion's share of the world's knowledge work. Will America come out on top? The answer is no longer an automatic yes.

Survey: Small Business Threats Shifting
Owners of small and midsize businesses say rising inflation, the trade deficit and the collapse of the dollar, and energy shortages are the three issues that pose the greatest threats to their success, according to a new national survey.

Marketing 101 for the Sole Proprietor
Starting a service business solo? Before you even consider setting up a marketing plan, it's imperative for a service business to make sure its service is top-notch. If it isn't, any message you try to market will fall flat.


Politics

Mexico Eyes Immigration Politicking
Mexico has been closely watching Washington this week, as U.S. lawmakers vote on and propose legislation that could determine the fate of millions of Mexicans living and working in the United States.

Arizona Activists Urge "Day Without Hispanics"
Just like in the film "A Day Without Mexicans," boycott organizers in Arizona want Hispanics to "disappear" from the state's streets, close their businesses, and refuse to make any purchases in an effort to boycott 'anti-immigrant' legislation.

Miami Money Talk of West Coast
Miami's familiar political cocktail -- equal parts intrigue, deep pockets and scandalous accusations -- is spilling over into a campaign 3,000 miles away, as Antonio Villaraigosa continues to tap connections in South Florida.


Hispanic Market

Titans of Hispanic TV Take Feud to New Level
Televisa has sued the nation's largest Hispanic broadcaster, Univision, in the latest salvo in an escalating power struggle between the two media giants over the lucrative and rapidly expanding U.S. Hispanic media market.

Entrepreneur Finds Success in Specialty Groceries
Seeing an unmet need, Enrique Alejo, who took his store's name from a Cuban slang word for farmer, began a specialty supermarket chain by stocking all the items he saw L.A. Hispanics bringing back on their shopping expeditions to Tijuana.

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Hispanic Purchasing Power Surges to $700 Billion
U.S. Hispanic purchasing power has surged to nearly $700 billion and is projected to reach as much as $1 trillion by 2010.

Number of Hispanic-Owned Firms to Reach 2 Million in 2004
The number of Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States is expected to reach 2 million and generate revenues totaling $273.81 billion in 2004.

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In the Black
For years the tax forms filed by the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) showed massive money losses. Today, the USHCC has managed to turn things around by diversifying its income and increasing its revenues.


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