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Investing In... Mexico

  • Puerto Aventuras Homes Villas, Casa Delfines

    Mexico is doing its best to target investors for its real estate market. Even with drug violence, analysts say opportunities are good for foreign investment.

  • How to Get a Piece of Mexican Stocks Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:40 AM ET
    Mexican Pesos

    Investors looking to sample Mexico will find a limited number of ADRs, but many open-ended mutual funds and exchange traded funds.

  • What's the Next Global Manufacturing Superpower? Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:40 AM ET
    A worker solders components at the Suntron de Mexico assembly plant in Tijuana, Mexico.

    With lower shipping costs and competitive wages, Mexico is booming, attracting foreign investment from firms that supply North America — a concept known as nearshoring.

  • Latin America's Export Engine and Stock Juggernaut Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:42 AM ET
    Stock Exchange Building, Mexico City

    U.S. investors who've been cringing over the Chinese and Brazilian stock markets the past few years might have looked closer to home for an emerging market.

  • How Mexico's Oil Industry May Benefit US Investors Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:39 AM ET
    Incoming Mexican president, Enrique Pena Nieto.

    The agenda of incoming Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto has profound implications for Latin America’s second largest economy. But no industry stands to be potentially transformed the way energy does.

  • Mexico: Surprising Land Of Opportunity Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:41 AM ET
    Mexico City, Mexico

    Long considered a second cousin to its northern neighbor — not to mention a source of illegal immigration and drug violence — Mexico is underrated in the global economy.

  • Crime Explodes — But an Economy Booms Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:39 AM ET
    Mexican marines present to the press the alleged member of Zetas drug cartel Eric Jovan Lozano Diaz (C), aka 'Cucho', and some money seized during his arrestation in Mexico city, on June 15, 2012.

    In the border city of Nuevo Laredo, the bodies of nine people were found hanging from a bridge  —  the result of a turf war between drug cartels. It exposed the Mexican government’s inability to keep the country’s violence level low enough not to scare away tourists and investors.

  • Mexico Economic Profile Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:42 AM ET

    A look at key facts and figures about the Mexican economy.

  • Mexico's Image Problem With Tourists Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:42 AM ET
    Mayan Riviera, Mexico

    With competition from Latin American hot spots, a decline in visitors since the recession, and a drug war image problem, Mexico tourism has suffered lately.

  • Venture Capital Is Taking Off in Mexico Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 1:10 PM ET
    Alvaro Rodriguez Arregui

    Global investors are finally taking note of the attractive opportunities generated by Mexican entrepreneurs and startups.

  • Mexico City, Mexico

    With daily news reports of drug-related violence on the U.S.-Mexico border, our neighbor to the South may not be the first place most wealth managers think of in search for returns on investment. But in recent years, Mexican businesses have grown at an impressive pace, making the country a new destination for venture capital firms in search of returns.

  • Mexico's Employees: Young and Entrepreneurial Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 2:39 PM ET
    Stephanie Boyse

    We  have confidence in Mexico’s ability to perform to our financial and social expectations, creating high quality products, delivering value, and operating as a true extension of our North American business.

  • Can Mexico's Potential Finally Be Realized? Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Mexico is not only in good shape to deal with a global downturn, but finally its growth prospects look bright.

  • Santander's Mexico Unit Raises $4 Billion in IPO: CEO Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 12:05 PM ET
    Shoppers pass a branch of the newly-branded Santander bank on Oxford Street, in central London, on January 11, 2010. Spanish banking giant Santander on Monday declared that it wants to become Britain's biggest bank, as it began rebranding its British operations with its own name. Chairman Emilio Botin said that the ambitious group "wants to be the number one bank in the UK" and may buy more assets from struggling rivals. Botin told a London press conference that the Madrid-based banking titan wo

    It was the right time for Spain’s Banco Santander to list its Mexican unit in both the U.S. and Mexico, Santander Mexico chief Marcos Martinez told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” after the listing on Wednesday.

  • 10 Hot Real Estate Investment Markets in Mexico Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 3:03 PM ET

    While the U.S. real estate market is still struggling to rebound, things are picking up fast in Mexico. Here's where the action is.

  • 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?

  • Mexican President Felipe Calderon talks to CNBC's Sri Jegarajah about the key political and economic challenges for Mexico as global growth slows.

  • Indiana Union Pension Fund Sues Wal-Mart     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 3:33 PM ET

    An Indiana pension fund representing Unions that owns shares of Wal-Mart is suing for access to thousands of documents in the Mexico bribery case. Stuart Grant, Grant & Eisenhofer, and Emily Miller, Washington Times, provide perspective.

  • The Underground World of Media Piracy     Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    The movie industry estimates that in Mexico, for every DVD sold legally, another 10 are pirated, often by notorious and dangerous drug cartels who are making a name for themselves in media piracy.

  • Trading Emerging Markets     Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 10:30 AM ET

    U.S. stocks continue to outperform emerging markets, but in recent weeks emerging markets have picked up steam, with Tim Seymour, Emergingmoney.com.