Articles About Latin America

Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
08.16.2010

Caterpillar, Boeing Defy the Odds With Strong Sales

One company that is holding its own despite the shaky economy is Peoria, IL-based Caterpillar, Inc., which reported an enviable quarterly profit thanks to growth in emerging markets.  The world’s largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment is benefiting from growing mining and energy operations with orders outpacing shipments to dealers.  Additionally, Caterpillar plans to […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
07.29.2010

Despite Great Recession, the Rich Grew Richer

It’s ironic that — even in the depths of the Great Recession — the number of millionaires around the world grew by 17 percent to 10 million.  Their collective wealth surged 19 percent to $39 trillion, according to the latest world wealth report from Merrill Lynch-Capgemini. “We are already seeing distinct signs of recovery and, […]

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Author:
Jacob Cherian
Posted:
11.16.2009

A Rebound in Offshore Activity Signals India’s Recovery

A report by India’s Economic Times indicates that up to 11 multinational firms including Wells Fargo, Standard Chartered and Ingersoll Rand set up back office facilities in India during the 3rd quarter of 2009. A research firm, Everest Group, says this bodes well for the overall business momentum in India picking up in 2010.  Two […]

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Author:
Jacob Cherian
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A Rebound in Offshore Activity Signals India’s Recovery

A report by India’s Economic Times indicates that up to 11 multinational firms including Wells Fargo, Standard Chartered and Ingersoll Rand set up back office facilities in India during the 3rd quarter of 2009. A research firm, Everest Group, says this bodes well for the overall business momentum in India picking up in 2010.  Two […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
09.03.2009

The Rich Still Are Different

The wealth of the world’s high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) declined by nearly one fifth last year to $33 trillion, according to the 2009 World Wealth Report from Merrill Lynch and Capgemini.  A HNWI has at least $1 million of assets besides a primary residence, its contents and collectible items.  In 2008, the number of HNWIs fell […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
06.29.2009

Larry Armstrong: Architecture During a Recession

The best way to survive a recession is to have a strategic plan firmly in place when the inevitable downturn happens.  That’s the opinion of Larry Armstrong, President of Ware Malcomb, an Irvine, CA-based international architectural firm with ongoing projects in the United States, Latin America, Asia and Europe. In a recent interview for the […]

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Author:
Pat Gallagher
Posted:
04.22.2009

No Port in the Global Fiscal Storm

Shipping activity has plunged as much as one-third at U.S. ports most heavily invested in the once red-hot but now declining Asia trade.  Freight rates from South China to Europe have slid as much as 42 percent from some ports since November, leading shipping industry authority Drewry Container Freight Rate Insight Report to speculate that […]

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