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Direct marketing awards in Brazil unveils best strategies

Brazil is the Latin America’s country that has presented in recent years the highest rate of growth in the market of the direct marketing. And one more time surpasses the expectations and proves the forecasts growth of the sector. With … Continue reading

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Carrefour merging in Brazil?

Two recent news about Carrefour’s operations in Brazil. A possible merger with Grupo Pão de Açucar and the deal with Itau Unibanco, which bought 49% of the French retailer’s bank. According to Dow Jones in Paris, Carrefour SA may seek … Continue reading

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Latest data on labor market in Brazil. (Ask for a raise)

IBGE –  the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics – came with good news about domestic labor market.  Working population is increasing, unemployment rate dropped and there is a resumption of growth in the real income average. Bottom line: labor market in Brazil is … Continue reading

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First impressions on Dilma’s economic team

Everybody is wondering how the next president of Brazil,Dilma Rouseff,  will behave. Will she follow Lula’s step or will she implement her own agenda, are questions in the back of our minds. She announced this week the names for ministers … Continue reading

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Consumer spending firm in the third quarter

Very good news were out today. Credit conditions are strong, along with solid job creation, and rising real income.Car loans are up 16% according to a report released today on consumer spending. Lending to individuals maintained a solid pace in … Continue reading

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Itau Surpasses Goldman Sachs in Brazilian Bond Underwriting

July 13 (Bloomberg) — Itau Unibanco Holding SA overtook Citigroup Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in Brazilian bond underwriting, leading a push by local banks to grab market share from international banks hurt by the global financial crisis. Itau, … Continue reading

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On the topic of Brazilian Wealth

ITAU UNIBANCO Equity Strategy: Riche Comme un Brésilien The expression “riche comme un Argentin” became popular in Paris, at the end of the 18th century, and continued to be used until the early 1930s. The phrase was generally used to … Continue reading

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