Latin America Brazil


  • Heading Down To Rio Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011 | 3:38 PM ET

    We are headed to Brazil Saturday for the week. I will be filing reports from the largest and most populous country in South America next week.

  • The Currency Trader's IMF Playbook Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 8:33 PM ET

    It's been called the Superbowl for currency traders. The World Bank/IMF annual meetings are getting underway, complete with fresh ideas for trading strategies.

  • Brazil’s Petrobras Looks to Chinese Financing Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 9:13 PM ET

    Brazil’s oil giant Petrobras is taking advantage of the BRIC country summit in China to test the waters for Chinese financing.

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    As the European Central Bank’s rate hike and Federal Reserve’s policy skirmishes made headlines in the past week , in Brazil, the impact of easy money policies in the developed world is felt every day.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • European Central Bank Hikes and Portugal Bails Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 9:56 AM ET

    Portugal throws in the towel, the Bank of England holds steady, and the European Central Bank tightens its purse strings — it's time for your Eurocentric FX Fix.

  • Market Pros: Is This the Moment to Get Defensive? Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 6:24 PM ET

    With momentum in the S&P waning just days before earnings season begins, should you get defensive? Or should you remain aggressive?

  • Halftime: Stealth Sign that S&P Wants to Break Higher? Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 1:34 PM ET

    With stocks struggling at a key technical level, will bulls have enough mojo to push the market higher? We may have spotted a stealth sign!

  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Brazilian companies, armed with a strong Real, are hunting for acquisitions across the globe , while U.S. private equity and sovereign wealth funds turn their attention to red hot Brazil.

  • G7 Yen Intervention Has Saved Stocks: Charts Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 4:42 AM ET

    The stock markets "have been saved" by the yen weakness that has sprung from the G7 intervention in March, when the world's major central banks acted jointly to push down the Japanese currency's value, according to Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann Financial.

  • Brazil's "economic miracle" is alive and well despite growing concern that the Latin American powerhouse is in danger of overheating, the managing partner of Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual said Monday.

  • Developing Economies Grow Too Fast: Analysis Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:20 AM ET

    The world's biggest economies are recovering from the Great Recession at troublesome speeds: too fast or too slow.

  • Maria Bartiromo Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 2:03 PM ET

    A selloff may be likely ahead of the end to the Fed's QE2, growth outside the U.S. will lead and technological in health care will attract investors.

  • Forex Gaining Currency With Retail Investors Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 1:59 PM ET

    It's looking like an especially dynamic year for the currency market, so you might want to check out a new generation of low-cost, online foreign exchange trading platforms.

  • When 'Bad News Is Good News' Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 7:43 PM ET

    Cramer looks at what's behind the market's recent rally.

  • Why The US Needs Brazil's Oil Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 | 10:23 AM ET
    Why the U.S. Needs Brazil's Oil

    Rating how President Obama did during his visit to Brazil, the world's ninth largest producer of oil, with Tim Seymour, founder.

  • BRIC Abstention on 'No-Fly Zone' Sets Tone: Analysts Monday, 21 Mar 2011 | 6:16 PM ET
    An RAF Tornado GR4 aircraft is prepared for launch, the first UK air combat mission in support of UN Resolution 1973, at RAF Marham on March 19, 2011 in Norfolk, England.

    Analysts are warning that the decision of the BRIC nations not to support the no-fly zone in Libya is an indication that in years to come Gaddafi-like dictators will find it easier to wage war on their people without external intervention.

  • Japanese Disaster to Delay Nuclear Plans: Expert Friday, 18 Mar 2011 | 10:30 AM ET
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    Plans to develop new nuclear reactors may have to be put on hold until world leaders assess the causes of Japan's nuclear disaster and how to prevent a repeat of the accident, Luis Echavarri, director of the OECD's Nuclear Energy Agency told CNBC.

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    I present to you—without editorial comment—a bullet list of quotations, taken from an article in The Financial Times, analyzing the makeup of the new Forbes billionaire list.

  • No Time to Party for Brazil's Central Bank Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 2:23 PM ET

    Brazilian policymakers are trying to find the sweet spot for their monetary policy. For now, interest rate hikes are more likely than not. But their impact for currency traders is less certain.