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The Blackstone Group, which filed for a $4 billion IPO, is the biggest private-equity firm to offer stock in itself. Pat Loeb has more on what Blackstone as a public company might mean.
The House narrowly passed the <nobr>$124 billion</nobr> Iraq funding bill today. The bill contains deadlines for troop pullouts, which brought the expected response from President Bush.
Sunday marks the 200th anniversary of the British Parliament's abolition of the European slave trade. But even as Britain celebrates its role in history it's also facing up to an embarrassing present. Stephen Beard reports.
One of the offers for Daimler-Chrysler's U.S. division reportedly is comimg from an anonymous private equity firm working with one of Chrysler's own parts suppliers. Alisa Roth reports.
Companies are increasingly worried about how to get rid of data stored on computers. Geoff Brumfiel checked out some interesting solutions on display at a recent government technology conference.