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1 hr ago | Voice of America

Brazil Enters Recession in Pre-election Blow to Rousseff

Presidential candidate and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff of Workers' Party speaks during the first television debate at the Bandeirantes TV studio in Sao Paulo, Aug. 26, 2014.

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1 hr ago | Reuters

UPDATE 4-Brazil enters recession in election blow to Rousseff

Brazil fell into a recession in the first half of the year as investment dropped sharply and the country's hosting of the World Cup suffocated economic activity, a major blow to President Dilma Rousseff's already fading hopes for re-election in October.

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5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Brazil Falls Into Recession

SAfO PAULO-BrazilA s faltering economy fell into a technical recession in the first half of the year, the latest blow to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election hopes with just five weeks before voting starts, with little evidence an improvement might be on the way.

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12 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Emerging stocks poised for longest monthly rally in 9 years

Emerging market stocks are on a winning streak as slow recovery in the developed world offsets concerns over geopolitical tensions.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Spliced Lula video annoys ruling party in Brazil election

Brazil's ruling party has asked Google Inc to pull a spliced campaign video from YouTube that gives viewers the impression its leader, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva , is backing opposition presidential candidate Marina Silva.

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Barron's

Brazil Polls: Silva Gets More Than Sympathy

As Brazil Socialist Party candidate, Silva has surged ahead of the current president and Worker's Party candidate Dilma Rousseff in polls, especially in a potential runoff election.

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Catholic World News

Brazilian bishops to host televised presidential debate

Seven presidential contenders, including incumbent Dilma Rousseff, are expected to take place in the debate, which will take place at the shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida on September 16. The presidential election is on October 5. Cardinal Raymundo Damasceno Assis of Aparecida, the president of the Brazilian bishops' conference, met with leaders of ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Reuters

Emerging Markets-Bovespa rallies, yield curve inverts on election bets

Brazil's Bovespa stock index rose to its highest in 19 months on Wednesday after polls showed President Dilma Rousseff might lose her re-election bid in October, while the yield curve on benchmark interest-rate contracts inverted on bets the next president will be tougher on inflation.

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The Baltimore Sun

Factbox: Brazil presidential candidates' policy proposals

With Brazil on the brink of a recession, President Dilma Rousseff 's two main challengers in the October election are promising a return to orthodox economic policies and greater transparency to restore business confidence and investment.

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Seeking Alpha

Why Morgan Stanley Recently Bought A Large Position In Gafisa S.A.

In a stock market near historic highs, bargains are hard to come by and therefore investors have continued to look at emerging markets for bargains.

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Barron's

Brazil Market Rally: When Socialism Helps Capitalism

Data released Tuesday evening showed that Socialist Party presidential candidate Marina Silva , an environmental activist, would garner 45% of the likely vote in a runoff, compared with 36% for current Pres.

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The Washington Post

Ibovespa Futures Gain as Poll Shows Silva Would Beat Rousseff

Ibovespa futures rose after an election poll showed that Marina Silva would win in an election runoff against President Dilma Rousseff.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Barron's

Emerging Markets Hit 3-Year High; Turkey, Brazil Rally

Signs of political stability in Turkey and political change in Brazil contributed to a multi-year high for emerging market equities.

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Buenos Aires Herald

Silva wants Lula, Cardoso for future gov't

Marina Silva's campaign team revealed yesterday that the Brazilian presidential candidate would seek to lure former leaders Fernando Henrique Cardoso and Luiz Incio Lula da Silva into her government, should she win October's vote, as the Brazilian Socialist Party began its charm offensive against undecided voters.

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Reuters

Emerging Markets-Brazil's Bovespa flirts with 60,000, real gains on election bets

Brazil's Bovespa stock index briefly touched its highest level in more than a year and a half on Tuesday, driven by rising expectations that President Dilma Rousseff could lose her bid for re-election in October, although the market edged lower later in the session as investors took profits.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Barron's

Petrobras Volatility: Up Nearly 5%

Shares of the primary U.S.-traded shares of Petrobras are up 4.8% today to $18.02, on the heels of a 3% decline Friday.

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Project Syndicate

Belly-Up Brazil?

After years of impressive growth , Brazil's economic prospects appear increasingly dim.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

On Sunday

The tragic death of Eduardo Campos, a candidate in Brazil's presidential election, who died in a plane crash last week has thrown the country's campaign into disarray.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Daily Star

Brazil's slump hits jobs as election nears

Many of Brazil's biggest retailers, homebuilders and carmakers are cutting jobs as Latin America's largest economy teeters on the edge of recession, a fresh blow to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election bid.

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