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Brazil incumbent goes on offensive in presidential debate

Incumbent Dilma Rousseff, now trailing top rival Marina Silva in Brazil's presidential race by 10 percent, went on the offensive in a televised debate, fighting for her job. In the second debate between the main candidates ahead of the October 5 first round vote, Rousseff sought to come off the ropes three days after Brazil entered recession, asking environmentalist Silva how she would finance ...
Brazil's presidential campaign

- 1 week earlier @ economist.com: IN HIS presidential bid Eduardo Campos, the former governor of Pernambuco, set out to break the mould of Brazilian politics, polarised between the ruling left-wing Workers' Party (PT) of President Dilma Rousseff and the centre-right Party of Brazilian ...

Why investors are watching Brazil's elections

- 6 days earlier @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Brazilian markets have gone bullish on the recent surge of a candidate who could knock Dilma Rousseff out of the presidency in October.

Investors watching Brazil's elections

- 6 days earlier @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Brazilian markets are bullish on the surge of a candidate who could take the presidency in October's election.

Brazil holds TV presidential election debate

- 5 days earlier @ bbc.co.uk: Candidates in Brazil's presidential election have taken part in the first televised debate of the campaign. Incumbent President Dilma Rousseff went head to head with main rivals Marina Silva of the Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) and Aecio Neves of the ...

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Brazil's Silva looks presidential, but not a shoo-in

Reuters: Perhaps the clearest sign of Silva's growing heft came in last week's presidential debate, when she directly asked Rousseff why she didn't follow through on reforms she promised after huge street protests swept Brazil in 2013. Rousseff replied that ...

GuiaBolso Brings Mint-style Financial Management To Brazil

TechCrunch: In August a new, homegrown entry raced onto Brazil's top 10 most downloaded apps. It's a list usually cluttered by American-made social media, music and gaming apps; but GuiaBolso, a Mint-style personal finance app joined the App Store on July 2 when ...

Brazil's Silva looks presidential, but not a shoo-in

By Brian Winter SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Popular environmentalist Marina Silva looks capable of winning Brazil's presidential election in October but a major campaign gaffe and mounting attacks from other candidates and the media suggest the race is still wide open. Polls have shown Silva with a lead of about 10 percentage points over President Dilma Rousseff if the Oct. 5 election goes to a runoff ...

Brazil's OSX in Talks With Creditors to File New Recovery Plan

Wall Street Journal: OSX, which filed for bankruptcy protection last year, needs to complete negotiations with creditors before mid-September. That is when the 180-day period during which it is legally protected from creditors' claims runs out, a top executive said in an ...

Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2343455/Brazil-Aesthetic-Lasers-and-Energy-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.html ...

FIBA World Cup 2014 schedule: Spain and Brazil clash

SB Nation: Marc Gasol, brother Pau and Serge Ibaka will find themselves in a challenging position with Brazil running out Anderson Varejao, Tiago Splitter and Nene. Spain's Jose Calderon and Ricky Rubio, plus Brazil's Leandro Barbosa, will highlight the NBA ...

Brazil's industry probably recovered slightly in July after World Cup

Industrial output in Brazil likely edged up in July as factories tried to make up for days lost to holidays during the World Cup football tournament, a Reuters poll showed on Monday. Economists said July's growth will probably too weak, however, to pull Brazil's industry out of its recent slump. When compared to the same period a year before, industrial output (BRIOY=ECI) probably dropped 3.7 ...

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Brazil Market Trading On Politics, Ignores Recession

Forbes: On Friday, government data showed real GDP had contracted by 0.6% in the second quarter of 2014 after a 0.2% contraction in the first quarter. That first quarter figure was revised down from a previously reported 0.2% increase. It's official then ...

Brazil Downturn Hurts Rousseff Election Hopes

Wall Street Journal: SÃO PAULO—Brazil's economy fell into a technical recession in the second quarter and cut its growth forecast for 2014, delivering another blow to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election hopes just five weeks before voting starts. Brazil's gross ...

Brazil GDP Probably Shrank Most in 5 Years as Vote Nears

Brazil’s economy probably contracted in the second quarter by the most since the global financial crisis as policy makers struggle to revive growth before October’s presidential election.

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Brazil holds TV presidential election debate

BBC News: Candidates in Brazil's presidential election have taken part in the first televised debate of the campaign. Incumbent President Dilma Rousseff went head to head with main rivals Marina Silva of the Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) and Aecio Neves of the ...

Brazil's presidential campaign

The Economist: IN HIS presidential bid Eduardo Campos, the former governor of Pernambuco, set out to break the mould of Brazilian politics, polarised between the ruling left-wing Workers' Party (PT) of President Dilma Rousseff and the centre-right Party of Brazilian ...

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's Bovespa rises as recession feeds election bets

Brazil's benchmark stock index rose on Friday after data showed the country entered a recession in the first half of the year, boosting expectations that President Dilma Rousseff will lose her bid for re-election in October. Brazil's Bovespa stock index nearly made up for the previous session's loss and remained on track to close August with its biggest monthly gain since Jan. 2012. Much of the ...

IN THE FIRST..

Marina Silva Shines in Brazil's First Presidential Campaign Debate

Wall Street Journal: SÃO PAULO—Brazil Socialist Party candidate Marina Silva, now the front-runner in the nation's presidential race, according to polls, added to her momentum with a strong showing in the first televised campaign debate Tuesday. Ms. Silva, who officially ...

Rising Political Star Upends Brazil Presidential Race

Wall Street Journal: Ms. Rousseff leads the survey in the first round of balloting, scheduled for Oct. 5, with 34% of the prospective vote, according to Ibope, compared with 29% for Ms. Silva and 19% for Aecio Neves, a pro-business candidate with the Brazilian Social ...

Brazil enters recession in election blow to Rousseff

Brazil fell into a recession in the first half of the year as investment dropped sharply and the country's hosting of the World Cup suffocated economic activity, a major blow to President Dilma Rousseff's already fading hopes for re-election in October. Latin America's largest economy has suffered stagnant growth for more than three years under the economic policies of the left-leaning Rousseff ...

WORLD CUP..

Spain vs. Brazil: TV Info, Live Stream and Preview for FIBA World Cup 2014

Bleacher Report: The Spain-Brazil rivalry extends to almost every sport, and hoops is no exception. That's why Monday's battle between the two countries at the 2014 FIBA World Cup is set to be the first real marquee matchup of the tournament. Both teams come in ...

Grading Brazil's Blow Out vs. Iran

Bleacher Report: Iran did all it could, but there just wasn't any stopping Brazil on Sunday. Brazil took this group-phase match of the FIBA World Cup by a score of 79-50, pushing its Cup record to 2-0. Iran did its best to come out firing and held a lead through most ...

FIBA World Cup 2014 preview: Brazil's frontcourt size is unique

SB Nation: Unfortunately for either itself or its opponents, Brazil will have to navigate through a treacherous Group A that includes the aforementioned Spanish squad and 2013 EuroBasket champion France. Iran, Serbia and Egypt fill out the most difficult group of ...

Coutinho is ready to shine for Liverpool and Brazil

Metro: Of all the things Luiz Felipe Scolari might regret about Brazil's World Cup campaign it is possible that the biggest could be leaving Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho out of his squad for the finals. The young attacking midfielder had an ...

Brazil, Colombia clash adds spice to friendlies

By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) - Brazil and Colombia, the dust barely settled following their brutal World Cup quarter-final, clash again and there will also be a replay of the final as Germany host Argentina in this week's international friendlies. Dunga begins his second stint as Brazil coach, while the return of Colombia forward Radamel Falcao and a likely meeting of Neymar and Juan Camilo ...

FIBA World Cup 2014 results: Pau Gasol leads Spain in

Spain dispatched its top challenger in Group A with ease, pulling away early from Brazil for a big win.

FIBA World Cup: Nicolas Batum, France fall to Brazil 63-65

France fell to Brazil 63-65 in their first pool game of the 2014 FIBA World Cup this afternoon. Nicolas Batum of the Portland Trail Blazers and Boris Diaw of the San Antonio Spurs were called upon to lead the French team, and ...

WALL STREET JOURNAL..

Brazil's Oi Hires Bank to Study Purchase of Stake in TIM

Wall Street Journal: Telecom Italia Shares Up On Interest In Brazil Unit Telecom Italia shares soar after Brazilian phone co Oi says it's hired a bank to study the purchase of shares in the Italian firm's Brazilian unit, TIM Participacoes. Investors seem to think this ...

Brazil Hotel Chain on the Block

Wall Street Journal: GTIS Partners, a New York-based private-equity firm, is part of a group offering 19 reais ($8.30) a share in a tender offer for the country's third-largest hotel chain, with more than 9,000 rooms in Brazil, according to documents describing the tender ...

PLANE CRASH..

An Intensifying Presidential Campaign Brings Tension to Brazil's Markets

New York Times: RIO DE JANEIRO — As Brazil absorbs the shock over a plane crash that killed a presidential contender this month and upended an increasingly combative race, another source of tumult may emerge as some banks, hedge funds and other big investors raise ...

Intensifying Presidential Campaign Brings Tension to Brazil's Financial Markets

New York Times: RIO DE JANEIRO — As Brazil absorbs the shock over a plane crash that killed a presidential contender this month and upended an increasingly combative race, another source of tumult may emerge as some banks, hedge funds and other big investors raise ...

Silva surges ahead in Brazil's presidential vote

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's once humdrum presidential race now resembles one of the country's famed soap operas, with a newcomer thrust into the spotlight by a plane crash and the longtime favorite reeling from a one-two punch of bad news.

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