James Lockhart Smith, associate director of Latin America at Verisk Maplecroft, says that Brazil is in a "protracted period of sustained pain."» Read More
Think emerging markets and you probably think China, India, and maybe Brazil. But as those markets mature are there newer markets worth a look?
The e-mails never stop coming into the Fast Money in-box. Jeff Macke, on vacation, writes in to the show about Sears…
U.S. network-equipment maker Cisco Systems said Thursday it suspended one of its Latin American executives due to criminal accusations against him regarding the company's ongoing tax evasion case in Brazil.
The home of Carnival is perfect for business - and investors.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
The biggest headline out of Warren Buffett's interview with FBN today: he has sold his entire PetroChina stake and he sold it not because of human-rights concerns over Darfur, but because the stock's price had gone up so much.
During a visit to Toronto for a fundraiser, Warren Buffett predicts the Canadian dollar will continue to strengthen against the U.S. dollar over the next five years.
Mark Haines and I spoke with NYSE CEO John Thain this morning about the future of the NYSE floor, what the NYSE will be buying next, and other topics: Will the NYSE buy the NYMEX? I asked Diego Perfumo, who covers global exchanges for Equity Research.
Mattel Chief Executive Robert Eckert apologized Wednesday for three huge recalls this summer of lead-paint tainted toys made in China and said the company supports strengthening the U.S. government's consumer safety agency.
All this week we are taking our webcams around the world, visiting places that we otherwise couldn't easily reach. On Thursday we check in with Brazil.
Stocks in Argentina, Brazil, Columbia and Mexico are posting big gains.
The second half of this year should be better for bonds than the "miserable" first half, said Jack Malvey, a fixed-income strategist at Lehman Brothers, on "Morning Call." "Collectively, investors had half a percent return," Malvey said about the first half of 2007. He added, bond risk will continue until at least September or October.
A deal to free up world trade could be delayed several years if no progress is made by the end of 2007, the United States said on Thursday, as it stepped up criticism of India and Brazil over failed talks.
Ten years removed from the Asian financial crisis of 1997 the countries which were most affected by the event have rebounded and then some, and market pros say the risk of similar events in the future have decreased now and emerging markets continue to look like a good long-term bet.
Credit checking agency Experian said Tuesday it agreed to buy a 65% stake in Brazil's Serasa for $1.2 billion (892 million euros) in cash to expand into Latin America.
The main challengers to U.S. economic power -- Brazil, Russia, India and China -- have overtaken the United States in dominating the global energy industry, according to a new study by Goldman Sachs.
Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer said Monday that it has cut deals to sell 30 jets to Germany's Deutsche Lufthansa and another 10 planes to Japan Airlines.
Portugal Telecom said on Wednesday it has not made an offer to buy shares in Brazilian telecoms operator Telemar.
British bank Barclays said on Monday it was not discussing selling any major assets in ABN Amro as part of its takeover proposal, after a newspaper said it may sell ABN's Brazilian business.
Emerging markets may finally be ready to emerge. S&P upgraded Brazil's debt this week causing outside investors to flood the country. The iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) is up 23% this year. Should you follow others into these emerging countries?