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.
Jan 27, 2012 Last night, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney said that President Obama would like to turn the U.S. into a social welfare state. But even if he wanted to, how much impact does a president have on the economy anyway?
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 27, 2012 How did Mitt Romney approach business and economics as both a private businessman and as the governor of Massachusetts?
Dec 29, 2011 Citizens for a Working America had once planned to support Michele Bachmann. It then bought an ad in Iowa for Mitt Romney's campaign.
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....