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  • BRASILIA, Oct 25- President Dilma Rousseff is heading into Sunday's presidential runoff vote with a slight lead in most polls over opposition candidate Aecio Neves, setting the stage for Brazil's tightest election in decades. A survey released on Saturday by polling firm Ibope gave Rousseff a 6- percentage point lead over Neves, while a closely-watched poll...

  • Fight night! Brazil candidates spar over corruption Saturday, 25 Oct 2014 | 6:28 AM ET

    Presidential candidates traded accusations over political corruption in a last ditch attempt to sway undecided voters.

  • BRASILIA, Oct 14- Brazil will maintain plans to raise domestic fuel prices this year, despite a sharp drop in international crude oil prices, to help debt-laden state-run oil company Petrobras, a government source said on Tuesday. The price of gasoline on the international market has slipped below the domestic price of the fuel in Brazil, Credit Suisse said in a...

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 13- Shares of Brazilian state-run companies skyrocketed on Monday as investors saw a higher likelihood of challenger Aecio Neves defeating President Dilma Rousseff in this month's election. Preferred shares of Petroleo Brasileiro SA, the oil producer known as Petrobras, soared about 11.5 percent and were on track to close with their biggest...

  • BRASILIA, Oct 9- Pro-business opposition candidate Aecio Neves has gained support and is running neck-and-neck with leftist President Dilma Rousseff ahead of Brazil's Oct. 26 presidential runoff, two polls showed on Thursday. The polls were the first by Brazil's two major polling firms since Sunday's first-round vote in which Rousseff won 41.6 percent of...

  • BRASILIA, Oct 9- Environmentalist Marina Silva said on Thursday she will wait for political pledges from pro-business opposition candidate Aecio Neves before backing him in the Oct. 26 runoff to Brazil's presidential election. An endorsement from Silva, who finished third in the election's first round on Sunday with 22 million votes, would increase Neves'...

  • SAO PAULO/ BRASILIA, Oct 7- President Dilma Rousseff's strategy of slamming bankers and playing up class divisions may give her the edge in this month's election but it further strains relations with business leaders just as Brazil's stagnant economy badly needs fresh investment. The leftist incumbent, who led the first round of voting on Sunday and now faces...

  • Here's why Brazilian stocks are soaring today Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 4:47 PM ET
    Presidential candidate Aecio Neves (C) of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB) and his wife Leticia Weber arrive to vote in general elections in Belo Horizonte, Oct. 5, 2014.

    Arminio Fraga, the man who could become finance minister of Brazil, knows what he wants to do to help that country's economy.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO/ SAO PAULO, Oct 6- Brazilian financial markets rallied on Monday after a pro-business candidate surged to a strong finish in Sunday's election, setting the stage for what is expected to be a tight runoff against leftist President Dilma Rousseff. Aecio Neves of the centrist Brazilian Social Democracy Party made a dramatic late surge from third...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO/ SAO PAULO, Oct 6- Brazilian financial markets rallied on Monday after a market-favorite candidate won strong voter support in Sunday's elections to challenge President Dilma Rousseff, whom investors accuse of driving Latin America's largest economy into a recession. Aecio Neves of the centrist PSDB party made a dramatic late surge from third...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 6- Brazilian stocks, currency and bonds are expected to rally on Monday as a market-favorite candidate won strong voter support in a first-round of elections to challenge president Dilma Rousseff, whom investors accuse of driving Latin America's largest economy into a recession. "You had a scenario indicating that Dilma would get nearly...

  • BRASILIA, Oct 3- When more than a million Brazilians took to the streets last year in anti-government protests, many believed it was a sign that the ruling Workers' Party would be ousted at the next election after 12 years in power. Silva grew up in poverty in the Amazon and was for long a senior figure inside the Workers' Party but she has embraced more...

  • Watch Art Cashin: Lot of background nervousness Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 3:12 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services says geopolitical concerns have markets on edge. Brazil's upcoming elections weigh.

  • Bubble bubble, toil and global troubles hit stocks Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 9:57 AM ET
    Riot police use pepper spray as they clash with protesters, as tens of thousands of protesters block the main street to the financial Central district outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong September 28, 2014.

    Brazil, Hong Kong, Spain —take your pick. International uncertainty abounds, and it's spilling over into U.S. markets.

  • Cramer: Hey good buddy, this trade's for you! Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Cramer is always on the hunt for a long-term theme that can generate returns, regardless of what happens in the world.

  • Why investors are watching Brazil's elections Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:54 AM ET
    Brazil's Socialist Party presidential candidate Marina Silva, left, attends a rally campaign in Sao Paulo August 24, 2014.

    Brazilian markets have gone bullish on the recent surge of a candidate who could knock Dilma Rousseff out of the presidency in October.

  • Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 1:35 PM ET
    Eduardo Campos, candidate of the Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) for October's presidential election, speaks on August 6, 2014.

    Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos was killed in a plane crash in the southeastern city of Santos on Wednesday.

  • The threat to American innovation: Outsourcing R&D Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Companies make headlines when they outsource manufacturing, but the impact of corporate R&D being outsourced is underexposed.

  • Lightning Round: Six Flags, Petrobras & more Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:47 PM ET

    It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Cramer’s favorite ‘Delivering Alpha’ stock ideas Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Cramer loves stock ideas. And he found more than his fair share at CNBC’s “Delivering Alpha” conference on Wednesday.