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02/22/17 The 21 most expensive countries in the world to live in

The world's most expensive countries to live in were calculated by MoveHub, a company dedicated to helping people move abroad, in a new survey. MoveHub based its assessment on a range of costs, such as the price of groceries,...

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02/21/17 Brazil ETFs Are Piping Hot: Time To Buy?

Brazilian stocks and ETFs have been a tear with large-cap Brazil fund iShares MSCI Brazil Capped (NYSEARCA:EWZ) adding over 100% in the last one year (as of February 14, 2017) and advancing about 17% so far this year. Hopes of...

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02/17/17 This country's stocks prove to be one of the best ETF bets

A popular Brazilian equities-tracking exchange-traded fund has surged 103 percent in the past year, making it one of the best-performing large U.S.-listed ETFs. And some equity strategists see even more room to run for the...

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02/17/17 Courses on entrepreneurship and management arrive at Brazilian universities' journalism programs

Renowned university journalism programs across Brazil will open courses on entrepreneurship, management and business from now until 2018, and many have already included the content into their curricula. This is the case at public...

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02/16/17 Government plans to simplify tax system

Speaking during the inauguration ceremony for the new Chairperson of the Parliamentary Agriculture Caucus (FPA in the Portuguese acronym), President Michel Temer said this Tuesday (14 February) that the government plans to...

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02/16/17 Brazil Hopes FGTS Fund Will Inject R$30 Billion into Economy

A recent measure adopted by the Brazilian government to allow nearly 30.2 million workers to withdraw the amounts deposited in inactive workers’ fund (FGTS) is expected to inject R$30 billion into the Brazilian economy by the...

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02/15/17 World's diplomats seeking reassurance from US at G20 meeting

Foreign ministers from most of the world's leading powers are heading to a diplomatic summit of the Group of 20 industrialized and emerging economies in Germany, with all eyes on the new U.S. Secretary of State for clues about...

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02/14/17 Huge U.S. corn exports face hurdles from South American rivals

The United States appears well on its way to exporting the largest volume of corn in nine years, but there will be some hurdles to overcome in order to meet the full expectation for the season. The United States is the world’s No...

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02/14/17 This Brazilian Brewer Is Making Beer Out of $20,000 Bonsai Trees

The craft beer market has grown so rapidly in recent years that breweries are getting increasingly creative in order to set their products apart from the rest. In the case of Heroica, located in the Brazilian city of Jundiaí (...

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02/13/17 Brazil Is The Hottest Big Emerging Market Right Now

Brazil is the hottest thing in emerging market equity right now. Their recession? Over. Downgrade risk? Not over. So says Fitch Ratings Shelly Shetty. "Brazil's sovereign rating (BB-) is supported by economic diversity, high per...

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02/13/17 Heineken takes battle to AB InBev in Brazil with $1 billion Kirin deal

Heineken (HEIN.AS), the world's second-largest brewer, agreed on Monday to buy the loss-making Brazilian breweries of Japan's Kirin Holdings (2503.T) to boost its presence in the world's third-biggest beer market. The Dutch...

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02/10/17 Brazil and Portugal seek deeper defence industrial co-operation

Brazilian defence minister Raul Jungmann met his Portuguese counterpart, José Alberto Azeredo Lopes, on 9 February as part of the first joint Brazilian-Portuguese Defence Industry Dialogue, a two-day event held in Porto with the...

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02/10/17 Building A Healthy eCommerce Business In Brazil

From political strife to the Olympics snafu, Brazil’s last decade has been a rollercoaster ride. But there could be hope on the way, with recent political stability, a flourishing startup scene, growing mobile penetration and a...

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02/10/17 Brazilian saxophone player Leo Gandelman to play in KL

The name Leo Gandelman may not ring a bell for local jazz lovers but the Brazilian saxophone player is worshipped in his homeland. The musician will be performing in Malaysia at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre. Presented...

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02/09/17 Marketing Lessons for Your Start-Up: 3 Success Stories

Many entrepreneurs make one of two fatal mistakes early in their company's history: Either they believe their product can stand on its own without a formal marketing strategy, or they spend far too much of their fragile budget on...

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02/09/17 Meirelles diz que PIB cresce já no 1º trimestre

O ministro da Fazenda, Henrique Meirelles, disse que a economia brasileira “já cresce neste trimestre” e a atividade vai ganhar tração nos próximos meses. “A boa notícia é que o País já cresce neste trimestre. O Brasil cresce em...

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02/09/17 Brazilian auto production up for third consecutive month

Confident with improved economy, auto industry accelerated output. In January alone, automakers increased production by 17.06%. Confident in the country's economic recovery, the automotive industry has accelerated production. In...

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02/08/17 Brazil, Argentina push for closer trade with Mexico in Trump era

The leaders of Brazil and Argentina said on Tuesday they would pursue closer ties with Mexico and other Latin American nations alarmed by U.S. President Donald Trump's promises to tear apart trade deals and build a wall to...

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02/08/17 Expansão agropecuária impulsiona demanda por recursos do BNDES

Com R$ 2,13 bilhões desembolsados no ano passado, a participação da agropecuária nas liberações do BNDES para o Rio Grande do Sul aumentou de 22,6% em 2015 para 30,1% em 2016 – quase o dobro da participação do setor no total...

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02/08/17 The 30 Cheapest Places To Travel In 2017

Time to start packing your bags: 2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for budget travel. The dollar is enjoying historic highs — meaning your money goes much further in many destinations around the globe — and according to an...

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