Tag: brazil

Brazil Bans WhatsApp

Why The Heck Brazil Blocked WhatsApp

The popular messaging service WhatsApp has been blocked by a judge in Brazil and will be offline for 72 hours. The Facebook-owned service recently introduced end-to-end encryption for users, and the move has led it into legal trouble. A judge […]

Brazil Has More Downside Risk Than Upside

Brazil Has More Downside Risk Than Upside

The impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has thrown the country’s equity market into a frenzy. The Brazilian stock market has been very correlated to its political disturbances. The South American economy is also highly dependent on commodity prices, which are […]

Global Tax Fraud: Combating Bribery And Corruption – EY

Global Tax Fraud: Combating Bribery And Corruption – EY

Global Tax Fraud: Combating Bribery And Corruption by EY Overview Global commitments to combating corruption and enhanced cooperation by international law enforcement agencies have increased the pressure on companies to mitigate fraud, bribery and corruption risks. There is also a […]

4 Myths About Impeaching Brazil’s President

4 Myths About Impeaching Brazil’s President

4 Myths About Impeaching Brazil’s President by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Foundation For Economic Education No, It’s Not a “Coup” On Sunday night, Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies voted overwhelmingly (367-137) to open impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff. The Senate will […]

The BRICs To Consider Now

The BRICs To Consider Now

The BRICs To Consider Now by Terry Simpson, CFA – BlackRock Once considered the darlings of the emerging market world, the BRICs have faced economic and political challenges lately. However, certain BRICs still offer opportunities for investors. BlackRock’s Terry Simpson […]

The End Is Near For Brazil’s Ultra-Corrupt Government

The End Is Near For Brazil’s Ultra-Corrupt Government

The End Is Near For Brazil’s Ultra-Corrupt Government by George Greenwood, Foundation For Economic Education The Writing Is On the Wall for President Rousseff’s Administration Brazil has faced a sharp change in its economic fortunes. Graft, mismanagement of growth dividends […]