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Brazil's Struggles Hammer the Real

Wall Street Journal: The Brazilian real plunged to its lowest level in more than a decade Wednesday, a stark demonstration of the pain being felt across many emerging markets as their economies slow, commodity prices tumble and the Federal Reserve moves toward raising ...
As Brazil Tightens Belt, Other Woes Follow

- 5 days earlier @ wsj.com: BRASÍLIA—President Dilma Rousseff 's administration, fearful of a potential loss of Brazil's investment-grade debt rating, is stepping up austerity measures, angering supporters and exacerbating an already painful economic slowdown. The government on ...

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil real eases as less swap roller signaled

- 3 days earlier @ reuters.com: RIO DE JANEIRO, March 2 (Reuters) - The Brazilian real weakened slightly on Monday after the central bank signaled it was reducing the rollover pace of currency swaps while other Latin American currencies were supported by China's decision to cut ...

Brazil's Richest People: Facts and Figures

- 3 days earlier @ forbes.com: It took some time, but the richest people in Brazil have finally started to feel the consequences of the country's economic slowdown, which began in late 2010 amid a combination of unfortunate events such as a drop in commodity prices, corruption ...

Sugar, Coffee and Orange Juice Slide on Weaker Brazilian Real

- 1 day earlier @ wsj.com: NEW YORK—Sugar, coffee and orange-juice futures tumbled Tuesday as a weak Brazilian currency encouraged growers and exporters there to sell the commodities onto already oversupplied global markets. Raw sugar traded at the lowest price in almost six ...

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil interest-rate futures rise as more tightening seen

Reuters: By Walter Brandimarte RIO DE JANEIRO, March 5 (Reuters) - Brazil's interest-rate futures rose on Thursday as investors bet the central bank will further tighten monetary policy to defuse the inflationary impact of a recent currency sell-off that drove ...

UPDATE 1-Brazil auto output stagnates in February, sales tumble

Reuters: In just a few years, Brazil's auto industry has gone from a bright spot for global carmakers to a case study in the sharp economic slowdown that threatens to become the worst recession in 25 years for Latin America's largest economy. Rising interest ...

Brazil auto output stagnates in February, sales tumble

Auto production in Brazil stagnated in February and sales continued to tumble as carmakers got off to their weakest start in at least five years, deepening the crisis in an industry that is shedding jobs and stressing trade relations. Automobile output in Brazil slid 2.3 percent and sales tumbled 26.7 percent in February from January, automakers' association Anfavea said on Thursday. Both ...

Robinho and Marcelo back in Brazil squad for friendlies

SAO PAULO (AP) — Robinho and Marcelo are back in Brazil's squad for upcoming friendlies against France and Chile.

Kaka: Brazil's MLS star with his eye on World Cup 2018

CNN: The graceful Brazilian midfielder once of Sao Paulo, AC Milan and Real Madrid has become used to such fevered adulation over the years. A glittering decade playing in Europe brought Champions Leagues, Scudettos,La Liga titles and, of course, a devoted ...

Marcelo and Robinho return to Brazil squad

Goal.com: Despite cementing his role as Brazil's no.9 since the World Cup, Diego Tardelli was left anxious as to whether he would retain his role after reports that his recent move to China had left his place in jeopardy, but the 29-year-old needn't have worried ...

Neymarketing: The one-man brand from Brazil

Goal.com: Timing is the most important element of the 'Neymarketing' success story. His talent developed and blossomed at a period in Brazil's history when its economy was on the up, increasing by four percent a year between 2002 and 2010. That allowed him to ...

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil real slumps to 3/dlr, stocks sell off on fiscal woes

Reuters: By Walter Brandimarte RIO DE JANEIRO, March 4 (Reuters) - The Brazilian real slumped to 3 per dollar on Wednesday, its weakest level in more than 10 years, while local stocks sold off after President Dilma Rousseff's austerity plan suffered a major ...

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil real weakens to 10-year low on intervention

Reuters: RIO DE JANEIRO, March 3 (Reuters) - The Brazilian real closed at its weakest level in more than 10 years on Tuesday on concern about the country's deteriorating economic fundamentals and uncertainty about the future of a central bank currency ...

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil real eases as less swap roller signaled

Reuters: RIO DE JANEIRO, March 2 (Reuters) - The Brazilian real weakened slightly on Monday after the central bank signaled it was reducing the rollover pace of currency swaps while other Latin American currencies were supported by China's decision to cut ...

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Brazil politicians in huge 'oil kickback' probe

BBC News: Brazil's chief prosecutor has asked the Supreme Court to investigate 54 people, including politicians, for alleged involvement in a huge kickback scheme at the state-run oil firm Petrobras. Investigators allege firms paid inflated prices for Petrobras ...

Brazil in huge ‘oil kickback’ probe

Brazil's chief prosecutor seeks to investigate 54 people, including politicians, for alleged involvement in a kickback scheme at state oil firm Petrobras.

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Brazil police say woman helped US sect leader avoid arrest

U-T San Diego: In this photo released by Rio Grande do Norte State Security secretary, American sect leader Victor Arden Barnard sits in a police station after being detained at Pipa beach, in the Northeastern state of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.

Brazil Police Say Woman Helped US Sect Leader Avoid Arrest

CBS Local: RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Minnesota religious leader sought by the U.S. on sex charges was able to elude a manhunt because of the support of a local woman, a longtime friend who traveled with him and supported him, the Brazilian lead investigator in the ...

Brazil Police Say Woman Helped US Sect Leader Avoid Arrest

Brazil police say woman described as 'longtime friend' helped US cult leader elude authorities

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Orange Juice, Sugar Touch Lows on Weak Brazil Currency, Demand

Wall Street Journal: Orange-juice and raw-sugar futures touched fresh lows Wednesday, as a weak currency in Brazil continued to add pressure to those markets. Brazil is the world's largest producer of both commodities, and a weak real encourages producers and exporters ...

Brazil's Real Weakens Further Against Dollar on Political, Economic Turmoil

Wall Street Journal: SÃO PAULO—The Brazilian real plummeted against the dollar Wednesday as a burgeoning scandal at state-controlled oil company Petrobras and a steady stream of bad economic indicators pushed investors to seek safety in the U.S. currency. The real was ...

Sugar, Coffee and Orange Juice Slide on Weaker Brazilian Real

Wall Street Journal: NEW YORK—Sugar, coffee and orange-juice futures tumbled Tuesday as a weak Brazilian currency encouraged growers and exporters there to sell the commodities onto already oversupplied global markets. Raw sugar traded at the lowest price in almost six ...

Brazil's Attorney General Warns About Leniency Deals in Petrobras Case

Wall Street Journal: RIO DE JANEIRO—Brazil's attorney general's office has expressed concern that President Dilma Rousseff 's administration could undermine a landmark corruption investigation if it strikes leniency deals with companies accused of participating in an ...

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Brazil Arrests US Cult Leader Victor Arden Barnard, Wanted on Child Sex Charges

NBCNews.com: The Brazilian statement said police captured Barnard late Friday in an apartment near a paradisiacal white-sand beach in northeastern Brazil. He was being held in the city of Natal to await extradition to face charges in the U.S., The Associated Press ...

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Brazil arrests US sect leader wanted on sex charges - AOL.com

AOL News: RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazilian authorities said Saturday they arrested a self-professed minister put on a U.S. most-wanted list for allegedly molesting two girls in a "Maidens Group" at his religious fellowship in rural Minnesota. A statement posted ...

Brazil Arrests US Sect Leader Wanted on Sex Charges

Brazil arrests US sect leader wanted in Minnesota for alleged sexual abuse of girls

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