Business Peru


  • Options Pits Cash out of Peru Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 5:30 PM ET
    Options Pits Cash out of Peru

    Southern Copper leads drop on Peru election, as fears grow that the new President will want state control of assets, with the Fast Money team.

  • Dollar on Downdraft, Peruvian Sol Under a Cloud Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 7:58 AM ET

    The dollar is down again, the euro is twitching, and an election in Peru is casting a shadow — time for your Monday FX Fix.

  • Could Peru Threaten Global Economic Recovery? Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 11:25 AM ET

    The turmoil in Peru may not exactly match up to what’s happening in Libya, Japan or some of the other world’s hotspots, but traders are carefully watching political upheaval in the metal-producing South American nation.

  • Colombian Listings on NYSE to Double in Next Year Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 1:39 PM ET
    Bogota, Colombia

    Colombia, the fourth largest economy in South America, could see its NYSE listings double in the next year. The NYSE currently has two Colombian listings, totaling a market cap of $97.4 billion — only 7 percent of the NYSE’s Latin American total — and well behind Brazil’s 65 percent and Mexico’s 18 percent stakes.

  • Peruvian Sol's Got Soul, Economist Says Friday, 25 Feb 2011 | 10:30 AM ET
    Peru offers a great combo for single travelers: Rich history and culture, with great food and a diverse landscape – from desert to mountains and rainforest. And there’s something for everyone, Lonely Planet reports, from ancient ruins to neon-lit discos!  One of the top hiking trails in the world is the Inca Trail in the Andes Mountains from Cusco to Machu Picchu. Past visitors say the trek makes you feel like you are discovering these ancient ruins for the first time. You can do it in four days

    The Peruvian currency has room to rise if the government would just let it happen, says Bank of America Merrill Lynch's David Beker.

  • A Continental Shift In Latin America Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 11:36 AM ET
    Christ the Redeemer statue, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    After decades of boom to bust behavior, economies  from Mexico to Brazil are looking dynamic, diverse and  durable, helped by a wealth of natural resources and a good measure of fiscal discipline.

  • Shining Path Offshoot Swaps Ideology for Drugs Monday, 17 May 2010 | 12:03 PM ET

    Thirty years ago on Monday, followers of Abimael Guzmán, a philosophy professor who believed he was “the fourth sword of communism” after Marx, Lenin and Mao, burned ballot boxes in the remote town of Chuschi on the eve of the first democratic elections in 12 years.

  • Cramer’s Top 10 Emerging-Market Stocks Friday, 12 Mar 2010 | 9:43 AM ET
    Cramer has always recommended owning stocks with overseas exposure as one of the best ways to diversify a portfolio. That’s especially true in 2010, he says, because the Democrats controlling Washington have proved themselves very unfriendly toward American business. At the same time, countries overseas are more pro-growth, they seem less skittish about using natural resources, they impose fewer taxes, and they aren’t as exposed to the massive budget deficits we carry here in the States. Put sim

    So what stocks should you buy? Cramer compiled a list of his 10 favorites, picking the best names doing business in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Read on to find out who they are.

  • Latin America — A Two-Speed Region Wednesday, 26 Aug 2009 | 6:27 AM ET
    Christ the Redeemer statue, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    South America, which boasts a range of basic resources and agriculture, is showing signs of rebounding from the global recession. But political uncertainty continues to plague the continent.

  • Trading The Globe With ETFs Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 5:44 PM ET

    You’ve heard that global growth could be on the brink of exploding, but which ETFs are best for trading the trend?

  • BPZ Is Making Big Moves Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 6:46 PM ET

    The growth in production alone is reason enough to own this stock.

  • Global Scorecard: Latin America on Top Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | 10:24 AM ET
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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. 

  • Peruvian Profits Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 7:02 PM ET

    It's the new hot spot for credit-strong financials, Cramer says. Here's the country's best-of-breed bank.

  • Congressional Democratic leaders say they have forged new trade policy guidelines with the Bush administration that will elevate labor and environmental rights to key components in future free trade agreements.

  • The South American country is the world's No. 3 copper and zinc producer, a top-two silver producer and No. 5 in gold, and labor unrest in Peru has flared in recent weeks.

  • Peru Mining Strike Looking Inevitable, Unions Say Friday, 27 Apr 2007 | 5:11 PM ET

    The South American country is the world's No. 3 copper and zinc producer, a top-two silver producer and No. 5 in gold.