We know about the BRIC countries. Now a new crop of nations could become the next investing hot spots.
Vale has good dividend news for shareholders, and is planning a share buyback.
The country's central bank has been buying dollars and selling the real to trigger a retreat.
Brazil's Gerdau is moving ahead with expansion plans in the US and in its home country.
But things could change as the global economy heats up.
There are three reasons to like LAN Airlines' $3.7 billion purchase of TAM.
The Brazilian president has a big say in the oil company's ability to develop new fields.
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