| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Bloomin’ Brands Inc., the Tampa-based owner of the Outback Steakhouse chain, is aiming for as much as $321 million in its initial public offering.
The company, which first filed for the IPO in April, expects shares to be priced between $13 and...
| 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....
| Dec 12, 2011
| 10:02 AM
With polls tightening in New Hampshire, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich sparred over their private sector experience Monday as they campaigned less than 20 miles apart, each insisting that they would ultimately become the Republican presidential nominee....
| Jan 8, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Mitt Romney came through this morning's hair-of-the-dog debate in pretty fine shape.
Sure, he was targeted more than in any of the 14 previous encounters, and certainly to a much greater degree than in Saturday night's snoozer at St. Anselm College.
| Jan 31, 2012
| 2:38 PM
President Obama added nearly 100 fundraising heavy-hitters -- among them Hollywood stars and financial titans -- to his reelection effort in the fourth quarter of last year, according to a list released by his campaign today.
In all, the campaign...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Donald Trump plans to announce his support for GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney on Thursday, a source close to the Romney campaign confirms.
The real estate mogul and outsized media personality is set to make an official announcement of his endorsement...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 12:08 PM
What a difference a primary makes.
New polling data shows a remarkable erosion of support for Mitt Romney in just a matter of days, both among Republican voters he's appealing to now and the all-important independents he'd need in a general election....
| Dec 17, 2011
| 8:53 AM
Campaigning in South Carolina on Saturday, Mitt Romney once again questioned Newt Gingrich’s work for the mortgage giant Freddie Mac, but mainly reserved his fire for President Obama – accusing him of failing to effectively corral Congress...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 6:49 PM
So Newt Gingrich is borrowing from the Democrats' oppo-reserach book with his attacks on Mitt Romney's legacy as a leveraged buyout artist. Suddenly leveraged buyouts are "predatory" and "paper shuffling," Gingrich says, according to the NYT. Financed...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 4:32 AM
The National Journal's Michael Hirsh writes: To hear some strategists tell it, the Obama campaign is delivering payback to the GOP by attacking Mitt Romney over Bain Capital as savagely as Republican functionaries once pounded Michael Dukakis for being...