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Molina Healthcare Inc has restated their financial guidance for FY2005, dropping share prices from $46.00 to $26.00 -- a decline of 44% in a single day. Now, the company faces several Class Action suits from shareholders.
Families who work together in their own businesses, often have a review process for nonfamily members. But when asked how many have the same process in place for family members, hardly any give a positive reply.
US President George W. Bush on Tuesday signed a hotly contested US trade pact with Central America and the Dominican Republic (CAFTA), saying the move would bolster economic growth and democracy in Latin America.
The United States' largest labor federation, the AFL-CIO, brought to a close its 25th annual convention with a call to legalize undocumented workers and a condemnation of the free trade agreement with Central America.
Republicans found a new level of receptiveness among Hispanics with Arnold Schwarzenegger's 2003 election victory. But that support is evaporating, as Hispanic critics continue to cite a list of complaints.
Many Hispanics in the U.S. are woefully unprepared for retirement. While most of us aren't saving for retirement at the rate that we should, Hispanic workers are even further behind, according to the Pew Hispanic Center.
The Carolinas and four other Southern states have become the "new settlement areas" for still-surging waves of Hispanics -- most of them young (median age 27), male (63 percent), foreign-born (57 percent).
The geographic dispersion of the U.S. Hispanic population continues. States with small Hispanic populations have shown the greatest growth in the last decade — with seven of the 10 fastest-growing states in the South.
The leading 5 DMAs accounted for slightly more than 51 percent of all Hispanic advertising expenditures.
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Playing the role of "bridge" to foreign investors is easier today with an increasingly wired Latin America, less expensive long-distance phone costs, and air fares that are far cheaper than 10 years ago.
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