×

Latin America Brazil

  • webxtra_thumb.jpg

    Much like Warren Buffett, when this Brazilian billionaire goes into a stock investors take notice!

  • It looks like one of the world's largest banks is betting on Brazil to the tune of $7 billion. What must you know?

  • bp_200x150.jpg

    The deep waters off the coasts of countries like Brazil and Sierra Leone have become hot spots for large discoveries of oil this year as exploration continues to move further from shore.

  • igindex_fourscreens_300.jpg

    The economic recovery may be sharper than many forecasters, including the International Monetary Fund, have predicted, precisely because the recession was so deep, Michael Mussa, senior fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, told CNBC.com.

  • bubble_burst.jpg

    Economists, recognizing that bubbles tend to come in bunches, are on the lookout for the next market to fizzle. They say that governments, central banks and international bodies should scrutinize a few markets that look likely to froth over in the next few years.

  • Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Freeport-McMoRan and AK Steel popped while AIG and Monsanto dropped.

  • Despite a global recession, emerging markets have recently been up four times the amount of the S&P 500. So can investors still take advantage of the run up in foreign stocks?

  • Christ the Redeemer statue, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    South America, which boasts a range of basic resources and agriculture, is showing signs of rebounding from the global recession. But political uncertainty continues to plague the continent.

  • Brazil, Brazil Flag

    Brazil, long proud of its push to develop renewable energy and wean itself off oil, has a bad case of fossil-fuel fever.

  • Petrobras Oil Rig

    Faced with the world’s most important oil discovery in years, the Brazilian government is seeking to step back from more than a decade of close cooperation with foreign oil companies and more directly control the extraction itself.

  • Stack of sugar cane sticks

    While all commodities move in cycles, sugar in India is a case study in feast-to-famine swings in which bountiful crops are followed by anemic harvests every two or three years.

  • Investors can’t build a portfolio with just American companies anymore. So Cramer found a few international names to compensate.

  • Global Markets

    Despite a stunning surge of nearly 50 percent that otherwise might indicate a looming pullback, investors remain mostly bullish on emerging markets.

  • General Motors says it is investing $1 billion to develop two new car models in Brazil.  The president of GM's operations in Brazil and the Mercosur countries says it is GM's biggest investment since the onset of the global financial crisis.

  • An IMF forecast suggests by next year the economies of at least two BRIC nations could be on fire. Should you strike while the iron's hot or will you just get burned?

  • webxtra_thumb.jpg

    Want to play VisaNet but not sure how to get in on the action? Tim Seymour reveals how retail investors can game the Brazilian affiliate of credit card network Visa!

  • graphic_final_trade.jpg

    Here’s our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you Monday's best trades, right now.

  • You’ve heard that global growth could be on the brink of exploding, but which ETFs are best for trading the trend?

  • The emerging markets of Brazil and China have led the global stock markets this year, but now options traders are looking for a pullback.

  • The leaders of the BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India and China) are meeting today in Russia to discuss everything from the financial crisis to the U.S. dollar. Wendy Trevisani, co-portfolio manager of Thornburg Investment Management, discuss the importance of the BRICs and the best places to invest.