As more legal and illegal immigrants stay home, there is concern about how it will affect the US labor pool, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Money managers and analysts warn of tough times ahead as ongoing concerns about the euro zone debt crisis, high oil prices, and a slowdown in China threaten to bring the recent risk rally to a halt, but one analyst says Latin America is an area that may still prove profitable.
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There was a wide-ranging change of the guard in Europe and the Middle East in 2011. Here are 10 other elections that could change the game of global politics in 2012.
Leading economies told Europe it must put up extra money to fight its debt crisis if it wants more help from the rest of the world, piling pressure on Germany to drop its opposition to a bigger European bailout.
Two American brothers of a Mexican casino magnate who fled drug and fraud charges in the United States and has been seeking a pardon enabling him to return have emerged as major fund-raisers and donors for President Obama’s re-election campaign, The New York Times reports.
Emerging market debt could be safer than US Treasurys, according to a new study by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and the Eurasia Group.
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Agustin Carstens, who heads Mexico's central bank, is pushing to replace Dominque Strauss-Kahn as head of the IMF.
Many believe that Agustin Carstens is more qualified to run the IMF than French Finance Minister Christine LaGarde. In an interview with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, Carstens discusses why he's the best candidate for the job.
Agustin Carstens, the underdog candidate to head the International Monetary Fund, has accused European governments of trying to pre-empt the fund’s succession process and failing to tackle their own debt problems, reported the FT.
Brewer Grupo Modelo has kept a lid on the price of hops and barley for the first half of the year but that could be changing just in time for barbeque season.
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The IMF, or International Monetary Fund, is an intergovernmental agency that works to keep exchange rates and the international system of payments stable.
In the two decades that Carlos Slim Helú has turned a crumbling Mexican phone monopoly into a continental telecom giant, he has successfully fought off competitors and challenged authorities who wanted to limit his companies’ control. But over the last few weeks, a series of developments is threatening to chip away at Mr. Slim’s dominance. The New York Times reports.
Higher interest rates in Latin America are luring bond investors.
The yen is higher as investors sell riskier assets, and Mexico is going for the gold. Time for your Cinco de Mayo FX Fix.
Mexico has quietly purchased nearly 100 tons of gold bullion, as central banks embark on their biggest bullion buying spree in 40 years, the FT reports.