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Why Warren Buffett Says Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) Bought Duracell from P&G (PG)
Morning Money Memo… Berkshire Hathaway, the firm run by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, is buying the Duracell battery business from Procter & Gamble for nearly $3 billion. “I have always been impressed by Duracell, as a consumer and as a long-term investor in P&G and...
Does Mitt Romney Have an In-Law Problem?
Nephew, Brother-in-Law Benefited from Romney's Name, Left Trail of Unhappy Business Partners
'This Week' Extra: The Roundtable's Pre-Show Thoughts
Before "This Week" Sunday , we asked our roundtable participants to tell us what they are looking forward to discussing. Here are their pre-show thoughts. Be sure to like "This Week" on Facebook HERE . You can also follow the show on Twitter HERE . Gavin Newsom: The Investment Banker, Your New
Bain's Businesses: Romney's Company Owns Everything From Child Care to Pizza
While candidates and pundits bicker over the exact date that Mitt Romney handed over the reins at Bain Capital, Americans across the country do not have to do much searching to find the businesses that Bain owns. From Bright Horizons child care to Burger King, the private equity investment firm has
Bain's Businesses: Is Romney's Company a 'Job Creator' or 'Corporate Raider?'
While Bain Capital has only recently been flung into the nation's consciousness, many of the businesses that are now owned by the company that Mitt Romney helped create have been household names for decades. From Staples to Burger King, the private equity investment firm has a substantial stake in
Disappointing Unemployment Numbers
Stocks mixed after new report reveals more people applied for unemployment.
Dollar General files for initial public offering
Discount-store chain Dollar General plans to go public in an initial public offering, according to documents filed with federal regulators Thursday. The filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission specifies no time frame or expected offering price. The documents show a proposed total
Report: Kohlberg Kravis plans Dollar General IPO
Private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, which operates KKR Financial Holdings, is preparing for an initial public offering of discount retailer Dollar General, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cited people familiar with the matter. Representatives from KKR and Dollar General could
Feds seeks data on offshore accounts from First Data
The federal government is seeking information from payment-card processor First Data on merchants who may be using offshore accounts to hide income and avoid paying U.S. income taxes. The Justice Department said Wednesday it asked a federal judge in Denver to authorize a "John Doe" summons for
'08 Candidates Walk Political Tightrope on Tax Issue
Congress is considering whether a loophole in the tax code is allowing the managers of hedge funds and private equity firms to sidestep billions in income taxes. The congressional debate has left many 2008 presidential candidates -- especially the Democratic contenders -- walking a political