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    Positive signs are starting to appear in emerging markets. Does that bode well for the US?

  • Has all the volatility in this market left you with indigestion? Maybe there’s relief ahead and we’re not talking antacid tablets.

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    Brazilian state oil company Petrobras posted a record third-quarter net profit that was nearly double that of a year earlier, helped by higher oil prices and output and a weaker Brazilian currency.

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    China launched a huge stimulus plan worth nearly $600 billion, kicking off what could be a round of big spending or interest rate cuts by leading economies to stave off a recession in many countries.

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    President-Elect Barrack Obama should attend the upcoming summit of the G20 developing and industrialized countries in Brazil to show that the US has a truly international leader, Mohamed El-Erian, Co-CEO of Pimco, told CNBC Friday.

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    The Dow fell in the last minutes of trading despite a Federal Reserve rate cut and signs that government efforts to shore up credit markets are starting to work.

  • Cramer explains how our markets have managed to stay afloat (somewhat) while other countries continue to plummet.

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    Stocks tumbled to 5 year lows on Wednesday as investors grappled with an increasingly dire outlook for the global economy.

  • Governments and central banks around the world are reacting to the expanding financial crisis as their countries' markets melt down.  See how the global indices stack up against one another.

  • 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.