Brazil Bulls Can Take Comfort In Options Markets - Seeking Alpha

Investors are likely to receive more upside for the amount of downside risk they bear. Investors are fleeing Brazil, yet options prices indicate that Latin America's biggest economy should still be able to implement reforms that will benefit growth ...

Brazil's New 'World Bank'-Sized Crisis - Forbes

Brazil's latest political scandal may come with a bigger price tag than the one already stuck on the Petrobras 'Car Wash' probe. If the government's BNDES development bank lost just half of what Petrobras did in bribes, the kickback scheme there would ...

Brazil Justice Minister: 'Car Wash' Graft Probe Is Fully Protected - U.S. News & World Report

Torquato Jardim, the new Minisiter of Justice of Brazil, speaks during his inauguration ceremony, at the Planalto Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil May 31, 2017. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino Reuters. BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's new justice minister said on ...

Brazilian leader Temer: Nation witnessing intense institutional conflicts - Reuters

Brazil's President Michel Temer reacts during a inauguration ceremony of the new Minister of Justice, Torquato Jardim, at the Planalto Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil May 31, 2017. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino. 1/5. left. right. Torquato Jardim, the new ...

Supreme Court Authorizes President Temer to Testify in Writing to Federal Police in Investigation - Folha de S.Paulo

Justice Edson Fachin, rapporteur of the so-called Car Wash cases (Lava Jato) before the Federal Supreme Court, gave authorization for President Michel Temer (PMDB Party) to provide written testimony in the investigation spawned by the plea-bargain ...

As Demonstrators Return to Brazil's Streets, Remember Not All Favor Freedom - PanAm Post

ft-protests-brazil The general sentiment of outright rejection of politics is growing, secessionist movements are gaining force. By Raphaël Lima. One of the most disgusting parts of the political process is the constant war of narratives: who gets to ...

Brazil's unemployment rate falls for first time since 2014 - Yahoo Singapore News

Brazil's sickly economy got an unexpected glimmer of good news Wednesday with unemployment figures showing a slight dip to 13.6 percent rather than yet another record rise. It was the first fall in unemployment figures since 2014 and came amid ...

Brazil must decide who could run for President in the case of new elections - plus55 (blog)

Brazil's capital city, Brasília, remains plunged in a state of tension and uncertainty. Nobody can tell for sure how the political crisis will unfold. Our political leaders have proven to be unable to solve the institution quagmire that has haunted the ...

Brazil supreme court authorises police questioning of president - AZERTAC News

Brazil's Supreme Court said Tuesday that it has authorized police to question President Michel Temer about corruption allegations. According to EFE, the head of state has the option to respond in writing to a list of questions, rather than submit to an ...

Rosier Economy, Lack of Replacement Give Brazil's Temer a Breather - U.S. News & World Report

Brazil's President Michel Temer attends the Brazil Investment Forum 2017, in Sao Paulo, Brazil May 30, 2017. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY Reuters. By Anthony Boadle and Alonso Soto. (Reuters) - Brazil's scandal-plagued President ...

Brazil's Jobless Rate Dropped Unexpectedly in April - U.S. News & World Report

People look at lists of job openings posted at an employment agency in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 14, 2016. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker Reuters. BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's unemployment rate fell unexpectedly in the three months through April ...

The strange rebellion of Brazil's “Operation Car Wash” - The City Paper Bogota

Latin America's most important revolution in half a century has been underway in Brazil for more than three years, but few outside the county have any idea it is going on. Even in Brazil, as the rebels' campaign openly blasts away at the power and ...

Brazil's Temer tells businessmen he will remain on the job - New Zealand Herald

SAO PAULO (AP) " Embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer insisted on Tuesday that he'll stay on the job until his term ends in December 2018 despite growing calls for his resignation. He also pledged to push ahead with austerity measures meant to ...

Brazil Judge Orders Temer to Answer Police's Questions - The Rio Times

A Supreme Court judge has authorized police to obtain a written testimony from the President related to corruption allegations. By. Lise Alves. -. May 31, 2017. Share on Facebook · Tweet on Twitter. - Advertisement -. By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ...

Opinion: What Anti-Temer Protests Show of Brazilians - The Rio Times

Temer has to go, but most of those protesting Sunday were actively undermining the bigger corruption fight or they're useless idiots. By. Contributing Reporter. -. May 31, 2017. Share on Facebook · Tweet on Twitter. - Advertisement -. Opinion by Jeb ...

How fighting corruption could imperil Brazil's political stability - gulfnews.com

Less than a year ago, the then president Dilma Rousseff was forced out of office in a swirl of claims about financial impropriety. Now her successor, Michel Temer, finds his presidency in peril as well. Tapes that recently surfaced appear to capture ...

Crisis around Temer Increases Uncertainty over Brazilian Economy - Prensa Latina

Brasilia, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The uncertainty indicator of the Brazilian economy surged to 9.3 points in May, after denunciations of obstruction of justice and corruption weighing on Brazilian President Michel Temer, said Getulio Vargas Foundation ...

Brazil reaches a familiar 'crossroads' - The Japan Times

Brazil is no stranger to political scandal. Its last president, Dilma Rousseff, was impeached and removed from office. Her predecessor has been ensnared by the same investigation and her successor, Michel Temer, now looks vulnerable to impeachment as ...

Brazen in Brazil: Endless corruption at top is reversing progress - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Brazil, Latin America's largest country in population and area, appears to be coming unstuck politically in the face of persistent corruption among its leaders. Brazilians impeached their elected president, Dilma Rousseff, last August, based on what ...

Brazil court orders president questioned in graft probe - Yahoo News UK

Brazil's Supreme Court ordered President Michel Temer to be questioned in writing, the latest development in an explosive corruption scandal that has him fighting for his political life. The embattled leader will have 24 hours to respond to questions ...