The Internet ratings report for the month of January 2001 from Nielsen//NetRatings reveals that Internet penetration has reached 60 percent in the U.S., with more than 168 million people having Web access from either the home or the workplace in January.

Market consultants, Carlos Santiago and Isabel Valdes joined forces to deliver competitive business strategies to help leading-edge businesses gain competitive advantage by reaching America's multicultural markets.

A new Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI), study suggests that, among six cutting-edge home technologies, three alter their owners' media behavior in more than 50% of cases: broadband Internet access, mobile Internet access, and satellite television reception.

A wide consideration gap exists today between the early-stage awareness of an auto site visitor and a consumer ready to purchase a car. According to a new Report from Forrester Research, Inc.

The New Economy ... it was supposed to free us from the constraints of "place." Geography no longer mattered.

MeasureCast, Inc. announced that Spanish became the second most popular Internet radio format for stations measured by MeasureCast during the week of February 5 - 11.

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Nielsen//NetRatings revealed that high speed Internet access, including ISDN, LAN, cable modems and DSL connections, jumped 148 percent among home users in December 2000 as compared to the same period in 1999 (see Table 1).

Personal income increased $36.6 billion, or 0.4 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $28.8 billion, or 0.4 percent, in December, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $19.4 billion, or 0.3 percent.

Current population trends suggest that within 50 years there will be no single ethnic majority in the United States. The size and diversity of U.S. ethnic populations will challenge the nation in the coming decades to address the implications of complex race-related issues.

Cheskin conducted its latest study on the Digital World of the US Hispanic during October and November of 2000, thus having comparative data between the first and fourth quarters of the year.

The Most Influential Latinos Hispanic Trends, a polling firm owned by Hispanic Publishing Group-which also owns HISPANIC Magazine-interviewed 501 registered Hispanic voters representing 48 continental U.S. states and the District of Columbia.

The Kaiser Family Foundation study is the second in a biennial series of studies examining both the amount and the nature of television's sexual messages, paying special attention to references to such issues as contraception, safer sex, and waiting to have sex.

Americans are spending less time on the Internet, but more time listening to or viewing streaming media, according to the latest Arbitron/Edison Media Research Internet Study.

Cheskin conducted its latest study on the Digital World of the US Hispanic during October and November of 2000, thus having comparative data between the first and fourth quarters of the year.

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