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Positivo Informatica tumbled the most in a month after reporting a third-quarter profit that missed estimates.

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Positivo Informatica tumbled the most in a month after reporting a third-quarter profit that missed estimates.

Little Love for Brazil’s PC Leader

Unless you’re living in Brazil, odds are you haven’t heard of Positivo Informatica. It’s the country’s biggest computer maker, an honor that seems less impressive every day. Profit margins throughout the PC industry are declining, as is industry growth as...

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Companies in Brazil pay 67 percent of their profit in taxes, versus 47 percent in the U.S., 62 percent in India and 64 percent in China.

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Companies in Brazil pay 67 percent of their profit in taxes, versus 47 percent in the U.S., 62 percent in India and 64 percent in China.

Venture Capital Firms Jump Into Brazil After Years of Testing Water

In recent years, venture capitalists have only dipped their toes in Brazil, where high taxes, government bureaucracy and an abundance of required vacation time make the country an expensive place for startups. Now, two venture firms are diving in, deciding...

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