Tag Archives: BRIC

Africa yo te estoy llamando a ti – Africa eclipsing BRICs in Growth?

Ella baila la portugueza Estoy llamando a todas las morenas Y las llamada la viene da la luz Con calma se baila esta danza Y con amor canto yo esta cancion Africa bamba ase a un lado a la tristeza … Continue reading

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Brazil Bank Signals Rate Rise Is Near – The Fed’s Monetary Policy is About to Run Into a BRIC Wall

A post on the sometimes worthwhile, Zero hedge Brazil Bank Signals Rate Rise Is Near Brazil’s central bank caught markets somewhat by surprise Wednesday with an unusually clear commitment to raise interest rates soon, as the outlook for inflation has … Continue reading

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The world’s biggest economy

The world’s biggest economy The Economist’s coverage of when China will exceed America as the world’s biggest economy reinforces my thesis that emerging markets will grow faster than the S&P 500 on a long-term basis – the question is just … Continue reading

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BRIC Innovation

The Economist’s coverage of innovation in emerging markets suggests that innovative BRIC companies are sharing information between themselves – completely circumventing the economic systems of the Rich World. “Smoothly managed China is very different from chaotic India. Brazilians have a … Continue reading

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Brazil in The Economist: BRICs v Facebook; Real 31% overvalued per Big Mac Index; Samba Hackers

The Economist writes about Facebook going over 500 million users, comparing the social network to states like Brazil, India, China and the United States. Viewed this way, Brazil is still bigger than Twitter, but smaller than Facebook or Myspace. But, … Continue reading

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BRIC Internet Firms

This article about Internet firms in Russia and China has some important ideas for emerging markets technology/ internet firms. Link to article Internet investment’s new champions The emerging online giants DST, Naspers and Tencent have made promising internet investments in … Continue reading

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Newsweek: Americans should learn Portuguese

International press has been paying more attention to Brazil. Newsweek’s latest edition has an article about how Brazilian companies are becoming more international. Banco do Brasil, Marfrig, JBS-Friboi and Petrobras are among Brazilian companies expanding abroad. Bottom line: Americans should … Continue reading

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