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 learn Portuguese. ¬†We have talked about Brazilian banks “going shopping” abroad in the past. BanksContinue reading “Newsweek: Americans should learn Portuguese”

Emerging Markets Banks #2. Riding the rise of a credit culture?

Emerging markets banks have doubled since 2005. They are relevant in the industry profit and revenue wise. The rise of a credit culture might explain this trend. Nevertheless, these banks are still not quite known by the rich-world investors. Is this an opportunity for further growth? The bigger and bigger picture May 13th 2010 FromContinue reading “Emerging Markets Banks #2. Riding the rise of a credit culture?”