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  • Brazil stock rally shows investors hoping for the worst

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian stocks have soared in recent days despite a deteriorating economic and corporate outlook, and some investors hope things get even worse. After years of complaining that President Dilma Rousseff's government mismanaged...
  • In Brazil, music for the flaunters and the wanters

    SAO PAULO, Brazil — Covered in tattoos and gold jewelry, MC Guime took the stage at a Sao Paulo club where patrons pay up to $4,500 for the VIP area, his lyrics fitting right in with the ostentatious surroundings. "Top of the line! Nike Shox...
  • Emerging markets output growth falls fourth straight month: survey

    LONDON (Reuters) - Business activity across emerging markets fell for the fourth straight month in March, with output contracting in three of the four biggest economies, a survey showed on Friday. HSBC's composite emerging markets index of...
  • India's newest banks plot divergent growth strategies

    (Reuters) - India's two newest would-be banks, Infrastructure Development Finance Co (IDFC) and Bandhan Financial Services Ltd, are planning divergent paths in an industry that is crowded with lenders but still fails to reach roughly half the population....
  • Brazil's military to cooperate in dirty war investigation

    Brazil's military to cooperate in dirty war investigation
      SAO PAULO, Brazil — Brazil’s military has agreed to open investigations of use  torture at bases it operated during two decades of dictatorship from 1964 to 1985. The announcement Tuesday, the 50th anniversary of the coup that toppled...
  • Brazil raises key interest rate to two-year high

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil raised interest rates for the ninth straight time on Wednesday, prolonging one of the world's longest-running monetary tightening cycles after a surge in food prices stoked already high inflation in an election year. The...
  • Europeans Petkovic and Cepelova make Charleston final

    (Reuters) - Bosnian-born German Andrea Petkovic outlasted rising Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard in a Family Circle Cup semi-final on Saturday to earn a spot in a WTA final for the eighth time. "It's funny how destiny plays, but reaching a final of a...
  • In a first, scientists find an asteroid with rings

    In a first, scientists find an asteroid with rings
    In a first, scientists have detected rings encircling an M&M-shaped asteroid known as Chariklo. Until now, only the solar system's four gas planets — Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus and especially Saturn — were known to have rings. "It was an...
  • Latam currencies to weaken despite search for higher yield

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Latin American currencies are set to weaken over the next 12 months despite recent signs of market appetite for high-yield assets, a Reuters poll showed. The survey of more than 50 strategists and economists suggested for a second...
  • As Santeria grows and evolves, the increasing focus on Africa opens rifts among the sects

    OSOGBO, Nigeria The worshippers flock from Miami, Venezuela, Brazil and other far-flung destinations on their pilgrimage into the heartland of the tribal faith. Alexandre Texiera Ramos flew from Sao Paolo to Lagos, then drove five hours to this dusty,...
  • U.S. will look at new faces against Mexico

    PHOENIX — Coach Juergen Klinsmann has only two months to decide on a final 23-man roster for this summer's World Cup in Brazil. And although most of those spots seem secure, four days ago Klinsmann pushed aside Martin Vasquez, his longtime chief...
  • Truth about corn ethanol and Big Oil: My Word

    Truth about corn ethanol and Big Oil: My Word
    David Mica wrote on behalf of his powerful employer, Big Oil, in his contribution to the Orlando Sentinel's Front Burner, "Biofuel requirement fuels debate," on Friday. It was an expert job of fact manipulation and scare tactics. Yes, food prices have...