Help From Abroad Is Firing Up Mexico's Economy

What's North America's healthiest economy? Believe it or not, right now it appears to be Mexico, which posted 5.6% annual growth in the second half of last year, while its two trading partners to the north sank deeper into a slump. The acceleration, says economist Robert Gay of Morgan Stanley & Co., reflected a surge in fixed investment, particularly by foreign companies responding to Mexico's new economic stability and more liberal investment rules.

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