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  • Mexico is one of only a few global markets in the green this year. How long can they sustain growth as the economy of their northern neighbor falters?

  • Trouble is brewing for the King of Beers, Cramer says. Here's how to trade it.

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    As the second quarter begins, and uncertainty in the U.S. market prevails, investors might want to start looking south for some opportunities.  For the first quarter, Latin American indices were amongst the best performers around the globe. 

  • Best Buy earnings Wednesday may offer a window into health of tech spending. What will they say about TV and computer sales and what does it mean for Corning, Dell and all the major players? Also the global markets trade.

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    Warren Buffett is now the world's richest person, topping the just-released Forbes 2008 ranking of global billionaires, with an estimated wealth of $62 billion.  He bumps Microsoft's Bill Gates from the number one spot, a position Gates held for 13 consecutive years.  Mexico's Carlos Slim is number two.

  • The best investment in Brazil is from Mexico.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 economy's so bad, Cramer says, they have no choice.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.

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    Western Europe has long been the most popular getaway for U.S. tourists, but rising airfare and the weak dollar may have Americans traveling to more exotic destinations in 2008.

  • A fire on a Mexican offshore oil platform cut off 422 barrels per day (bpd) of production on Tuesday, state-owned energy monopoly Pemex said, a tiny fraction of Mexico's overall output.

  • Duane "Dog" Chapman, star of the reality series "Dog, the Bounty Hunter."

    Television bounty hunter Duane "Dog" Chapman, who had his reality show taken off the air after getting caught using a racial slur, will not be extradited to Mexico to face a pending appeal of kidnapping charges against him, a judge has ruled.

  • Alex Rodriguez

    We need to see Scott Boras' math. He has told ESPN.com and the New York Post that his potentially free agent client Alex Rodriguez is worth more than $30 million a year when you factor in what A-Rod could be worth to the Yankees regional sports network, YES. The number he specifically uttered, according to ESPN Radio's Andrew Marchand, is at least $500 million of worth over the next 10 years.

  • Mexican rebels claim pipeline attacks

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    Energy companies in the Gulf of Mexico stepped up evacuations of workers Friday ahead of the first Atlantic hurricane of 2007, even as most revised forecasts showed the storm missing oil and gas installations.

  • Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim.

    Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim is the world's richest man, worth an estimated $67.8 billion, after overtaking Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates, according to a respected tracker of Mexican financial wealth on Monday.

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    Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton now leads top Republican Rudy Giuliani in a potential general election matchup for 2008, according to the latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll.

  • Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan on Wednesday said a rise in import prices of Chinese goods to the U.S. may be a signal the disinflationary process may be reversing.

  • What does a billion dollars look like?Two hundred people in suits and ties and pants suits at the Ventana De Mexico in Tucson Arizona -- developers, investors and bankers all coming together for three days for Baja and Sea of Cortes investment summit.The previous such gathering in Tijuana just eight months ago ended up with 1.5 billion -- that's with a "B" -- dollars in deals being signed.

  • The European Union said Tuesday that it has asked to participate in World Trade Organization talks over Chinese copyright and trademark policy initiated last month by the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush.

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    Mexican telecom magnate Carlos Slim has quietly overtaken investor Warren Buffett as the world's second-richest man and is close to wresting the top spot from Bill Gates, Forbes magazine reported Wednesday.

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    A booming housing market, a surge in direct foreign investment and new investment laws are driving both the economy and the stock market.