Immigrants prepare to become U.S. citizens at a naturalization ceremony at Liberty State Park on September 19, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey.
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Business Latest: Latinos and the American Dream

 

UNDERFUNDED LATINOS GRAB THE AMERICAN DREAM: While the big banks have begun opening the money spigot for small business lending as the worst of the Great Recession wanes, cash-strapped Latino entrepreneurs are still feeling the pinch. The irony is that this sector is launching start-ups at the fastest rate among all small businesses.  Read more 

GMO, SUPER WEED BATTLE PUTS AGRICULTURE AT CROSSROADS: A new generation of genetically engineered crops are set to hit the market. They are designed to withstand stronger herbicides used to fight a severe outbreak of super weeds. But critics say the gmo’s are making things worse by helping to create pesticide tolerant weeds that are causing $1 billion in damage to US farmland. Read more

GAMBLING AND THE AMERICAN ECONOMY: We have an embargoed study that will talk about the gambling industry’s contribution to the larger American economy. From G2E casino industry show, ongoing this week. Read more 

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Business Latest: Latinos and the American Dream