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It was all smiles for presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff in 2010 as she campaigned her way to victory, but her popularity has waned because of a dismal record of economic and fiscal (mis)management.
It was all smiles for presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff in 2010 as she campaigned her way to victory, but her popularity has waned because of a dismal record of economic and fiscal (mis)management.
(Nabor Goulart/AP)

Brazil investors bet things can only get better

It’s got to be depressing for elected politicians to discover that the worse their prospects look the better the markets perform. That’s certainly the case in Brazil, where President Dilma Rousseff is heading toward the next election in October with a dismal record of economic and fiscal (mis)management.