Dilma Rousseff scrambled on Wednesday to hold together her crumbling coalition by negotiating key government posts with remaining allies, aides said.
Investors are betting that an impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff will change the country's trajectory.
Brazil's largest party will decide on Tuesday to break away from President Dilma Rousseff's floundering coalition, party leaders said.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
U.S. stock futures were following European stocks lower this morning, after deadly explosions rocked the main Brussels airport and a metro station.
The slump in crude prices has been fuelling fears of defaults, causing oil and gas bondholders to suffer losses, reports the Financial Times.
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Monday: Petrobras, YY, Mattress Firm and more.
The move by the Brazilian president to appoint her predecessor and personal mentor as her chief of staff has been blocked by a federal judge, according to media reports.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sworn in as chief of staff to his successor Dilma Rousseff on Thursday.
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Petrobras, SunEdison, Dover Corp. and more.
Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians flooded the streets on Sunday in record protests calling for President Dilma Rousseff's removal.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was charged in a money laundering investigation led by Sao Paulo state prosecutors on Wednesday.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was briefly detained for questioning in a federal investigation of a vast corruption scheme.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer takes a long look at Wall Street and finds how China, energy and a global slowdown have made this stock untouchable.
Jim Cramer lists the 14 events that must occur in order for the market to find a sustainable bottom that is safe to invest in.
With central bank policies and energy weighing on traders' minds this year, the outlook for 2016 varies far and wide.
After crude oil prices slipped further Thursday, "Fast Money" traders projected more pain for some battered energy stocks.
U.S. stocks closed well off session highs, but mostly shook off the decline in oil as beaten-down sectors such as energy were among the top gainers.
Take a look at some of Thursday's early movers: CVX, FB, YUM, NCLH, JCP & more
Brazil's woes deepened on Wednesday as Moody's Investors Service downgraded all ratings for embattled oil group Petrobras, the Financial Times reports.