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  • The Best Countries for Long-Term Growth Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 8:34 AM ET
    Worries over the European debt crisis, a slow recovery in the U.S. and fears over a "hard landing" for China’s economy have left global investors searching for new markets to put their money in. For long-term investors that means looking for economies that have strong growth prospects driven by competitive advantages such as demographics, natural resources or geography. We've come up with a list of the ten best countries for long-term growth based on a report from HSBC titled: The World in 2050.

    Worries over the European debt crisis, a slow recovery in the U.S. and fears over a "hard landing" for China’s economy have left global investors searching for new markets to put their money in. What are the countries with the best prospects for growth?

  • Your South of the Border Trade Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 4:10 PM ET

    The Mexican peso has been on a tear, and this strategist thinks it still has room to rise.

  • Emerging Markets Could Soar 30% in 2012: Strategist Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | 5:39 PM ET
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    Following a dismal 2011, emerging markets could see up to a 30 percent gain this year, assuming the sovereign debt crisis in the euro zone is kept at bay, according to Geoffrey Dennis, managing director at Citi.

  • New Careers After 50 Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 5:31 PM ET
    If you want to be a model, a bike messenger or a ball boy, it pays to be young. However, if you want a job in which you’re expected to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over 50 have the advantage. They’ve been around the block a few times, and they have years of hard-earned knowledge with which no amount of postgraduate education can compete.However, job-hunters over the age of 50 may be apprehensive about what’s out there. Will they be written off prematurely thanks to ageism? Will

    It pays to be young. but if you want to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over age 50 have the edge. See the new careers for workers over 50.

  • China Construction Bank to Open Subsidiary in Brazil Sunday, 20 Nov 2011 | 9:00 PM ET
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    China Construction Bank is in talks to buy a bank in Brazil amid plans to open a subsidiary in Latin America’s biggest economy, according to officials and people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.

  • Moody's Getting Bullish on Peru: Analysts Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 7:17 PM ET
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    Moody's may upgrade its credit rating for Peru to "Baa2" within the next year, analysts at the ratings agency said. That would put it on par with countries like Brazil and Bulgaria.

  • Safe Havens Soar, Central Banks Wade In Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 7:28 AM ET
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    The G20 promises help, but riskier currencies still take a hit - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Seymour: 'High Flying, Deep Value' EM Plays Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 2:45 PM ET

    Investors have been getting out of emerging markets lately, but has the selling gone too far? Trader Tim Seymour thinks he's found some value.

  • How to Gauge Currencies South of the Border Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 3:21 PM ET

    It may be winter in Latin America, but there are some pretty hot currencies down there. Here's a new idea for trading them.

  • Options Pits Cash out of Peru   Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 5:30 PM ET
    Options Pits Cash out of Peru

    Southern Copper leads drop on Peru election, as fears grow that the new President will want state control of assets, with the Fast Money team.

  • Dollar on Downdraft, Peruvian Sol Under a Cloud Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 7:58 AM ET
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    The dollar is down again, the euro is twitching, and an election in Peru is casting a shadow — time for your Monday FX Fix.

  • Could Peru Threaten Global Economic Recovery? Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 11:25 AM ET
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    The turmoil in Peru may not exactly match up to what’s happening in Libya, Japan or some of the other world’s hotspots, but traders are carefully watching political upheaval in the metal-producing South American nation.

  • Colombian Listings on NYSE to Double in Next Year Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 1:39 PM ET
    Bogota, Colombia

    Colombia, the fourth largest economy in South America, could see its NYSE listings double in the next year. The NYSE currently has two Colombian listings, totaling a market cap of $97.4 billion — only 7 percent of the NYSE’s Latin American total — and well behind Brazil’s 65 percent and Mexico’s 18 percent stakes.

  • Peruvian Sol's Got Soul, Economist Says Friday, 25 Feb 2011 | 10:30 AM ET
    Peru offers a great combo for single travelers: Rich history and culture, with great food and a diverse landscape – from desert to mountains and rainforest. And there’s something for everyone, Lonely Planet reports, from ancient ruins to neon-lit discos!  One of the top hiking trails in the world is the Inca Trail in the Andes Mountains from Cusco to Machu Picchu. Past visitors say the trek makes you feel like you are discovering these ancient ruins for the first time. You can do it in four days

    The Peruvian currency has room to rise if the government would just let it happen, says Bank of America Merrill Lynch's David Beker.

  • A Continental Shift In Latin America Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 11:36 AM ET
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    After decades of boom to bust behavior, economies  from Mexico to Brazil are looking dynamic, diverse and  durable, helped by a wealth of natural resources and a good measure of fiscal discipline.

  • Shining Path Offshoot Swaps Ideology for Drugs Monday, 17 May 2010 | 12:03 PM ET
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    Thirty years ago on Monday, followers of Abimael Guzmán, a philosophy professor who believed he was “the fourth sword of communism” after Marx, Lenin and Mao, burned ballot boxes in the remote town of Chuschi on the eve of the first democratic elections in 12 years.

  • Cramer’s Top 10 Emerging-Market Stocks Friday, 12 Mar 2010 | 9:43 AM ET
    Cramer has always recommended owning stocks with overseas exposure as one of the best ways to diversify a portfolio. That’s especially true in 2010, he says, because the Democrats controlling Washington have proved themselves very unfriendly toward American business. At the same time, countries overseas are more pro-growth, they seem less skittish about using natural resources, they impose fewer taxes, and they aren’t as exposed to the massive budget deficits we carry here in the States. Put sim

    So what stocks should you buy? Cramer compiled a list of his 10 favorites, picking the best names doing business in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Read on to find out who they are.

  • Latin America — A Two-Speed Region Wednesday, 26 Aug 2009 | 6:27 AM ET
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    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.

  • Trading The Globe With ETFs Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 5:44 PM ET

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

  • BPZ Is Making Big Moves Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 6:46 PM ET

    The growth in production alone is reason enough to own this stock.