Stoyan Bojinov: For anyone that has been asleep the last few weeks, bullish momentum has without a doubt been the dominant force on Wall Street since the start of 2012. Encouraging economic data releases on the home front have helped to bolster equity markets higher thanks to improving growth expectations.
Stoyan Bojinov: As interest in emerging markets has accelerated over the past few years, many investors have sought to identify the economies from the developing world that maintain the most significant long-term potential. Many engaging in that search have gravitated towards Brazil, home to an
Michael A. Gayed: Early in January, Brazil’s central bank cut its interest rates for the fourth time to 10.5%, with more room to keep cutting in an effort to soften the blow of a European economic slowdown. Investors in Brazil seem to be positioning aggressively for the idea that growth will pick up as a result.