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Latin America Brazil

  • Latin American currencies have been on a tear lately, but they are slipping today as traders wait for Wednesday's Fed news.

  • Seeds of Brazil's Boom

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo's indepth interview with Brazil's 34th president, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, whose policies are credited for the country's current economic boom.

  • Brazil:  A Fast Growing Economy

    A look at how to stay competitive in a fast-growing, Brazilian economy, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, and Brian Weihs, Control Risks Corporate Investigations.

  • Mall in Sao Paolo, Brazil

    As the U.S. Fed moves closer to winding down some of its extraordinary easing, in Brazil, the impact of easy money policies in the developed world is felt every day.

  • US President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

    "In the past, Brazil's reach has always exceeded its grasp," says one former U.S. official. "It always saw itself as a leader, but has been frustrated that the world saw it another way. The Brazilian economy is developing to the point where it does have the global heft that people have to take it seriously."

  • Helicopter flying over Sao Paolo

    Nothing epitomizes Brazil's tremendous growth and tremendous challenges more than the helicopter. You see them by the dozens every day over Sao Paulo, and they are not filled with sightseers but commuters trying to get to work on time.

  • Forget Highways, Take a Chopper

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at the helicopters darting between skyscrapers in one of South America's most congested cities.

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    Are you planning to invest in Brazil? Do the potential rewards outweigh the risks? Tell us what you think.

  • A customer at an Apple store at Southpark Mall in Charlotte, N.C., examines the new Apple iPhone during the first day of sales for the device, Friday, June 29, 2007. (AP Photo/Jason E. Miczek).

    IPhone maker Foxconn is considering investing $12 billion in Brazil, a move that could help Apple and other tech companies expand in the world's eighth largest economy. 

  • CNBC Investing In Green Tech 2011

    The U.S. was an early leader in many areas, but has since slipped a bit. Some say cleantech could be the nest Internet and that the U.S. needs to exploit its considerable expertise. What do you think?

  • The mining industry has been caught by natural disasters in the Pacific region, an intense mergers and acquisitions environment and emerging countries eyeing to get a hold on commodities resources, Evy Hambro, MD and CIO of the natural resources team at BlackRock told CNBC.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.