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  • Like the title says, you thought it was bad here? Europe’s top companies (the FTSEurofirst 300 index) sank 2.6 percent on Thursday, to end at the lowest closing level since...

  • With markets around the world in turmoil, could Latin America be your safe haven?

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    Despite the looming slowdown and possible recession in global economies, the emerging markets trade continues to survive.

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    You probably know that Brazil is very strong in soccer but do you know where the nation's strength lies in business?

  • BG strikes oil in Santos Basin off Brazil coast BG Group has made a "material" new oil discovery at its Iara well in Brazil's subsalt reserves, its sixth-straight success in the deep water Santos Basin since drilling began, the British gas producer said on Friday.

  • In the spirit of the Beijing Olympics set to begin on Friday, we thought it would be fun to apply a CNBC twist to the summer games.  Which World Market Index is poised to win the gold?

  • Only a month ago, sizzling commodities prices seemed destined to soar higher with record-breaking rallies in crude oil and corn. But now..

  • Oil workers at Brazil's state-run energy company will remain on strike for two more days after failing to reach agreement in talks with Petrobras, a union spokesman said on Wednesday.

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    Oil workers in Brazil started a 5-day strike on Monday but state-run energy company Petrobras said it had already reversed most  of the production losses on its platforms.

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    A key Brazilian oil workers' union threatened Thursday to shut down Petrobras oil fields in the Campos basin that produces over 80 percent of Brazil's oil for five days starting from Monday.

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    Some Anheuser-Busch shareholders have filed lawsuits seeking to force the U.S. brewer to fairly consider the $46.3 billion takeover bid from InBev, according to court documents obtained by Reuters Tuesday.

  • The Latin American nation's got the growth. Also, Cramer's reaction to the Fed decision.

  • Are surging food & energy prices making emerging markets too risky for investors?

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    With growing talk about peak oil — when the globe’s petroleum reserves begin an inexorable decline — exploration companies are increasingly turning high-tech to delay this eventuality.   There's been stunning advances in the industry's ability to visualize what lies deep underground and to extract more of what's down there.

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    The US move to biofuels has been a remarkably successful experiment in renewable energy promotion despite its inadvertent, and probably exaggerated, effect on higher agricultural prices.  But the industry's future lies in next generation, non food-derived  biofuels.

  • Plus, what's wrong with these Brazil stocks lately?

  • Tough talk today between Israel and other nations could be another reason behind oil’s surge. Get the international perspective from Tim Seymour!

  • Plus, two more international stock picks from Cramer.

  • High prices in the commodities markets have more to do with supply and demand than trader speculation, says Michael Sutherlin.

  • Inflation appears to be escalating sharply throughout Russia, India and other emerging markets. Fortunately, Tim Seymour may have found a safety zone.