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The 15th Annual Hispanic Business Magazine EOY Awards
November 10th in Los Angeles, California. Networking, Capital Markets Roundup, Awards Gala and much more.
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The US economy grew at a 3.8 percent rate in the third quarter, according to figures that surpassed expectations in a period that saw powerful hurricanes batter the US oil industry.

Business: Spotting Trends with Promise
Want advice on trends and how to identify what's in store for the economy, politics, technology, and global society? Check out what the experts have to say on trends affecting entrepreneurs and how they can best respond.

Accountability in Higher Education
A recent nationwide assessment of higher education performance at the state level indicates Hispanic college students still trail white students in reading, applied math, locating information, and business writing.


GOP Cheers, Dems Condemn Bush's New Pick
Opposition Democrats geared up this week for a fight over conservative judge Samuel Alito, President George W. Bush's choice to fill a Supreme Court vacancy, while conservatives expressed elation at the choice.

Do You Know Ben Bernanke?
President George W. Bush has tapped Ben Bernanke as the next Federal Reserve chief. Bernanke is a specialist in monetary policy, with a Bachelor's from Harvard and a Ph.D. from MIT. What else should investors know about him?

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Viacom to Buy Hispanic Youth Music Network
Media giant Viacom has bought Coral Gables-based Caballero Television's Mas Musica TeVe network and 10 of the company's TV stations in Texas and California. Terms were not disclosed.

Entertainment: Diversity Behind the Screen
Wisdom in Hollywood says that if you don't have a friend or sibling in the business, you'll never get in. That has been doubly true for minority CEOs seeking to sell to the entertainment giants until now.

HispanTelligence Research
Search the 2005 Hispanic Business 500, a national benchmark of the surging development of U.S. Hispanic-owned companies.

The Fast Growing Hispanic Youth Market
While the U.S. median age continues to rise, from 35.3 years in 2000, the median age of Hispanics remains the lowest of all groups. Demographers predict faster growth among young Hispanics than among other young ethnic groups for the next decade.

Inside the House: Hispanics Subgroups Differ by Age
More than 20 percent of Cubans are 65 or older, while a scant 4 percent of Mexicans are in that age bracket. On the other hand, 37 percent of Mexicans and 31 percent of Puerto Ricans are younger than 18.

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