| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:45 AM
The good news is that $2.15 billion of Goldman Sachs’ market value was wiped out by a disillusioned executive’s very public parting shot at the investment bank’s greed and selfish cynicism.
The bad news is it will probably be a...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Venture-capital fundraising in the U.S. plummeted 35% in the first quarter of 2012 – but the industry is hoping investors are just taking a breather before they begin pledging more funds in earnest.
The total pot at the end of the quarter was $4....
| Dec 3, 2011
| 7:23 PM
Shortly after Mitt Romney resigned from Bain Capital in 1999 to run the Olympics in Salt Lake City, potential investors received a prospectus touting the extraordinary profits earned by the private equity firm that Romney controlled for 15 years....
| Jan 9, 2012
| 5:20 PM
If Mitt Romney wins New Hampshire and rolls to victory against a divided opposition in South Carolina, it is hard to imagine anything -- short of catching him fondling a hedge fund manager in the back seat of a Town Car – that could keep him from...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Rush Limbaugh is freaked out by Mitt Romney giving backhanded praise to President Obama for saving the American auto industry.
This week, in an interview on CBS, Romney defended himself against critics of his work at Bain Capital by equating what he...
| Jan 17, 2012
Let's face it, Mitt Romney seems more than a little opaque. On the one hand he's über-rich, incredibly smart and nakedly ambitious; on the other he seems somehow robotic, shut-down and so happy to embrace the pragmatic option that the core of his...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 8:09 PM
Trevor Potter is an unlikely repeat guest for a late-night comedy show. As the former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, the courtly Washington lawyer is a leading expert on campaign finance law — not the kind of material that generates...