Tag Archives: Latin America

US Consumer Confidence Jumps to Highest Level Since 2001 – Bloomberg News

U.S. Consumer Confidence Jumps to Highest Level Since 2001 – Bloomberg News Consumer confidence climbed in December to the highest level since August 2001 as Americans were more upbeat about the outlook than at any time in the last 13 years, according to a report Tuesday from the New York-based Conference Board. “The post-election surge in optimism for the economy,

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Doing Business in Brazil – Understanding The Retail Sector in the Digital Age

Even as political turmoil, the Zika virus, and the Summer Olympics make headlines, Brazil still stands as one of the world’s largest economies, and one of the most important trading partners for the United States. In our capacity with the U.S. Commercial Service, we recently attended the sixth annual Brazilian Retail Week, held June 27-30 in São Paulo. We had

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Latin American Venture Capital Association Launches News Platform

In partnership with Telefonica Open Future_ the Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA) launches a News Platform that covers breaking deals, investor perspectives, research, and other curated news from the Latin American venture ecosystem. Venture investors have deployed over US$2.1 billion in Latin America since 2011, increasing deal activity year-on-year, according to LAVCA’s Latin America Venture Capital

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