Jan 13, 2012 Private equity funds are groups of investors that flip companies for a profit. It’s the technique they use that makes them special, as senior producer Paddy Hirsch explains.
Jan 12, 2012 Professor Joshua Rauh at Northwestern University explains what private equity is, and what impact it has on the job market.
Heidi N. Moore
Jan 11, 2012 Mitt Romney’s role as founder of Bain Capital has prompted rivals to criticize him for destroying jobs. What exactly do private equity firms do?
Jan 4, 2012 While some banks are being encourage to lend more, pressure is also coming from regulators to crack down on riskier customers.
Dec 2, 2011 Disney and other big companies have boosted annual stock dividends lately. Does this mean America's economic crystal ball is clearer? Or do companies simply not have better options to spend the cash they're hoarding?
Mar 18, 2011 Here are the latest headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. ...
Dec 12, 2010 Atkins Nutritional Holdings, the company best-known for the low-carb Atkins diet, has new owners. And they have a sweet tooth....
Sep 21, 2011 And this final note. For all the pronouncements that we'd become better, smarter savers out of the financial crisis, looks like the wallets are out...
Nov 5, 2010 With 151,000 jobs added to the economy in October, we examine where the strongest growth took place. Good news for investors, the Federal Reserve...