Author Archives: Janar Wasito

About Janar Wasito

Janar Wasito is the manager of Magis Capital in San Diego, CA. He is a graduate of Harvard and Stanford Law School, and a former Marine Officer.

Optimism returns, The Economist

http://www.economist.com/news/business/21709352-stand-leader-little-optimism-returns-brazilian-firms-emerge-gloom?frsc=dg%7Cd …. A positive trend, albeit brief

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Brazil’s economy The only way is up

Cheer up. The Economist is calling a bottom Brazil’s economy The only way is up The recession rages on. But there are incipient signs of recovery Aug 20th 2016 | SÃO PAULO FOR many Brazilians, the high point of the … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Economy – Desperation

I have a friend in Brazil who tried to send herself a package with cloths, the value of which was maybe $100 dollars. The Brazilian government tried to levy a tax of $1563 reais ($350 dollars). At both the small … Continue reading

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Standard & Poor’s demote Brazil’s debt to junk status; Petrobras, not Investment Grade

The Economist has this piece out, today. I must ask, is it just my impression, or are many wealthy Brazilians actually out of the country, trying as hard as possible to give birth in America, etc.? “Petrobras, the state-controlled energy … Continue reading

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Brazil’s policymakers have stuck their heads in the sand. -The Economist

Brazil’s disastrous budget All fall down Brazil is in an economic hole—and still digging PLENTY of countries run deficits. And when recessions occur, loosening the public purse strings makes sense for many of them. But Brazil is not most countries. … Continue reading

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The Economist on Brazilian Protests

Protests in Brazil The wisdom of crowds After massive demonstrations against her, Dilma Rousseff will struggle to relaunch her presidency Mar 21st 2015 | SÃO PAULO | From the print edition DILMA ROUSSEFF, Brazil’s president, expected the anti-government protests on … Continue reading

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Brazil in The Economist

Brazil In a quagmire Latin America’s erstwhile star is in its worst mess since the early 1990s Feb 28th 2015 | From the print edition CAMPAIGNING for a second term as Brazil’s president in an election last October, Dilma Rousseff … Continue reading

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