Wednesday, May 23, 2012
May 23, 2012 Bain's failed effort to build a paper empire. Also: How Bain transformed a struggling company, in five steps.
Monday, May 07, 2012
May 7, 2012 Guest columnist Dean Baker explains how many forms of investment contribute little or no value to society.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
February 28, 2012 Today, in the second of our two-part series on private equity, we take another look at Bain Capital — the firm co-founded by Mitt Romney.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
February 23, 2012 Step 1: Find a little company that's lost inside a big company. This is the second of two stories we're doing today on Bain Capital, the private equity firm Romney helped found.
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February 23, 2012 It starts with an ordinary legal pad made by a company that's been around for more than a century. This is the first of two stories we're doing today on Bain Capital, the private equity firm Romney helped found.
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Thursday, January 19, 2012
January 19, 2012 Here's an explanation of "carried interest," which allows private equity managers to pay taxes at a relatively low rate.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
April 13, 2011 A long profile of the only private equity mogul ever to make a salty joke in a Planet Money podcast .
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
May 18, 2010 Remember carried interest? It's the way private-equity bosses make most of their money — and it's taxed at a relatively low tax rate. The Senate may soon change the law so that the money is taxed at a higher rate. Perhaps inevitably, the private-...
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
March 30, 2010 On today's podcast, we visit with Lynn Tilton, head of a $7 billion private-equity fund. And we go inside Spiegel, the catalog company Tilton's firm bought last year.
Friday, June 26, 2009
June 26, 2009 How the giant pools of money in a public pension funds bankroll private equity.