Chinese internet television company Youku (YOKU, quote) has signed a deal to license 250 movies from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Subscribers to the Youku Premium play-on-demand service are now munching popcorn in front of popular franchises like the “X-Men” movies, the “Aliens” series, and — of course — the Glee concert movie.
Massive amounts of money are pouring back into emerging markets funds. Conventional wisdom is that this is a buying signal. We lay out the numbers on Trading the Globe.
While India and China deserve their position in emerging markets investors’ hearts, Indonesia is moving up fast. Trading the Globe took another look at this massive economy and the ways to invest in it.
Resource-rich Brazil was supposed to be the hot consumer story for the new century, but its stocks have languished. Will Landers of BlackRock gave us his take on the best bets on the Bovespa.
Brazil’s leading retailer Pao de Acucar is so hot these days that the company has become the center of an international takeover fight. Tim took a fresh look at CBD on a recent Trading the Globe.
The middle class in places like Brazil is alive and well, and a rebounding local currency may help consumers cope. We had some ideas on how to trade this story on last week’s Trading the Globe primetime special.