Business Mexico

  • Wal-Mart - Corruption in Mexico - A CNBC Report

    In this Guest Blog, former CEO Carly Fiorina shares her thoughts on the widening bribery probe writing, "Facing extremely serious charges of large-scale bribery and a multi-year cover-up, the Wal-Mart Board should immediately appoint a completely independent team to determine the facts."

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    "I have no idea how Wal-Mart operates but I do know how Mexico operates," former foreign minister Jorge Castaneda told CNBC's Squawk on the Street Monday.

  • Analyst: Wal-Mart Still a 'Buy' Despite Bribery Probe

    The FMHR traders discuss whether China or Europe is a bigger concern for global investors amid weak PMI data. Also, does a pullback in Wal-Mart shares present a buying opportunity for investors? David Strasser, Janney Capital Markets retail analyst, weighs in.

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    While few expected Wal-Mart to sustain long-term damage, most pros felt the bribery case will hurt the company's expansion plans and possibly even lead to arrests and a major corporate shake-up.

  • Wal-Mart's Bribery & Cover Up Allegations

    Jorge Castaneda, former Foreign Minister of Mexico and NYU professor, discusses the Wal-Mart bribery scandal and conducting business south of the border.

  • Wal-Mart's Mexican Woes Hits Stock

    Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners senior equity analyst, discusses the importance of the Mexican markets for Wal-Mart's growth and the impact the alleged scandal could have on the company's stock and executives.

  • South of the Border Bribery

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the culture of doing business in Mexico, saying Wal-Mart is the largest private employer in Mexico and yet, barely any newspapers carried the story on the front page.

  • Cramer's Take on the Wal-Mart Bribery Story

    The Squawk on the Street team report on the issues facing the Street ahead of Monday's open, and Jim Cramer weighs in on Wal-Mart's alleged bribery investigation in Mexico.

  • Wal-Mart's Culture & Border Bribery

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Scott Cohn provide the latest details on Wal-Mart's efforts to make a bribery case go away and the crackdown on foreign corruption. Also, a look inside Wal-Mart's culture, with CNBC's David Faber.

  • Wal-Mart's Hush-Hush Scandal

    Jacob Frenkel, former SEC enforcement attorney, discusses the consequences Wal-Mart could face following allegations it tried to cover up a bribery investigation in Mexico.

  • Should Wal-Mart Investors Worry?

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the latest details and fallout from an alleged bribery scandal in Mexico that hit Wal-Mart years ago.

  • Wal-Mart's Bribery Inquiry in Mexico

    Did Wal-Mart's Mexican division orchestrate a campaign of bribery to grab market dominance? Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management weighs in on the investigation.

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    Confronted with evidence of widespread corruption in Mexico, top Wal-Mart executives focused more on damage control than rooting out wrongdoing,  reports The New York Times.

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    Mexico's benchmark IPC index plunged nearly 2 percent within minutes in late trading Friday after a "wrong order by a broker," the exchange told CNBC.

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    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.

  • It’s not tax time just yet, but it’s looming uncomfortably on the horizon. The conscientious among us have already filed their tax forms or are in the process of doing so. The rest of us hem, haw and put it off until the last minute.Apart from the punctual and the lackadaisical, another category of taxpayer exists: The taxpayer who, for one reason or another, has failed to accurately disclose all of his or her earnings. Sometimes this is a simple mistake. Sometimes it’s the accountant’s fault. S

    Some celebrities, including Lauryn Hill, fell out of good standing with the IRS, and paid dearly for it. Read ahead to see some of the celebrities who just didn’t get that return in on time.

  • While some homeowners see their abodes as shelter from the elements, others want to embrace nature and invite it inside. Some homes are designed with prominent features that bring the outdoors in.  This is not simply a matter of throwing together a few house plants, or including lots of windows and sliding glass doors or planning for a stone accent wall or some exposed wooden beams. Some homeowners, designers and architects take their love of nature further by bringing in and building in parts o

    While some homeowners see their abodes as shelter from the elements, others want to embrace nature and invite it inside.

  • There’s great satisfaction to be taken in starting out with something humble and transforming it to something mighty. Architects especially may enjoy this act of transformation. Last year’s  slideshow on CNBC.com showcased 10 such architectural rags to riches stories. Now, a look at some more of the many amazing examples of the sustainable practice called adaptive reuse. For this go-round, we have an apartment with a view that was integrated into in an ancient structure and a masterful factory c

    Here's an eye-popping look at some amazing examples of the sustainable practice called adaptive reuse.

  • There was a wide-ranging change of the guard in 2011. In Europe struggling countries such as Italy and Greece brought in the technocrats, or voted out administrations, which had failed to solve their economic crises. In the Middle East two entrenched regimes toppled under popular uprisings and a third after a revolution.In 2012, there could be an even bigger shift, with several key countries facing possible changes at the top. Citizens that rid themselves of dictators and have not yet decided wh

    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.