Chris Chedid

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With Currency In Gutter And Bad News Galore, Brazil Bonds A Buy

Brazil’s economy will contract this year by at least 0.7%. The local currency, the real, is expected to average R$3.05 this year and weaken to R$3.15 next year, according to Barclays’ forecast. There is political risk surrounding the so-called Car Wash scandal involving the ruling Workers’ Party …

The age of smart machines

IN HIS first novel, “Player Piano” (1952), Kurt Vonnegut foresaw that industry might one day resemble a “stupendous Rube Goldberg machine” (or as …

Guns and sugar

IMAGINE that Apple could sell iPhones in Brazil only if it ploughed 20% of its projected revenues there into local technology firms. That may sound …

No Sexperience Necessary

Bringing you all of the juiciest bits from Channel 4's ultimate sex ed site.<p>From 2008 to 2015, the Channel 4 Sexperience website was the ultimate …

Fermi Estimates

Just before the Trinity test, Enrico Fermi decided he wanted a rough estimate of the blast's power before the diagnostic data came in. So he dropped …

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