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Bain Capital

  1. kickin' it old school
    40 Percent of Luxury Brands Are Still Not Available OnlineIncluding Chanel and Céline.
  2. Goldman Sachs Gloats: It’s Not BainWe’re No. 2!
  3. Private Equity Firms Subpoenaed Over Tax ProcessNew York’s attorney general is looking into their use of management fee waivers, which allow income to be taxed at the capital gains rate.
  4. Did Mitt Romney Get Bailed Out at Bain?Only sort of.
  5. Know Your Bain/BaneWhich is the private equity corporation and which is the Batman villain?
  6. Frank Rich on Face the Nation: Bain Capital Issue Confuses VotersThe problem for Romney is a lot of Americans don’t really know him, and Bain is the biggest part of it.”
  7. Republicans Advise Mitt: Attack! Defend!Something! There’s a lot of brilliant free campaign advice out there.
  8. Romney Goes on Offensive, Accuses Obama of Political CronyismWill America find talk of political payoffs as exciting as Swiss bank accounts?
  9. Adviser Explains That Mitt Romney ‘Retired Retroactively’ From BainThat clears that up!
  10. Mitt Romney Feels the Obama Campaign Owes Him an Apology [Updated]Meanwhile, he doesn’t owe anyone any tax returns. 
  11. Mitt Romney Responds to Bain AttacksRomney states over and over that he had no real role at Bain Capital after February 1999.
  12. The Difference Between Running and ‘Running’ a Private Equity FirmThere is one, and it’s important.
  13. Heilemann: Bain Attacks Will ContinueBecause it’s working!
  14. Bain Capital Horror Stories Continue to Haunt Mitt Romney’s CampaignThe Washington Post and the New York Times took a look at some old SEC filings.
  15. Bain Capital May Buy HuntsmanThe Huntsman family biz is reportedly on the block.
  16. The Obama Team Is Sticking With the Bain Attack Strategy Super-PAC Priorities USA has released another ad featuring people laid off by Mitt Romney.
  17. Bill Clinton Does Not Think Mitt Romney Should Be President Just to be clear.
  18. Bill Clinton Pulls a Cory Booker, Calls Romney’s Bain Career ‘Sterling’Being a friend of Bill isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
  19. Frank Rich on the National Circus: Booker, Bain, and Bipartisan NarcissismI hope no one is nauseated if I suggest that the Newark mayor was engaged in idle self-promotion.
  20. James Clyburn: Romney and Bain Involved in ‘Raping Companies’A Clyburn spokeswoman says he used the term as “a synonym for rob or plunder.”
  21. Morgan Stanley Executive Doesn’t Approve of Attacks on Private EquityFilm at 11. 
  22. Newark Super-Mayor Cory Booker Slams Obama Campaign for Anti-Bain Ad [Updated]He calls it “nauseating.”
  23. Steelworkers Slam Mitt Romney and Bain Capital in Harsh New Obama Ad It was like a vampire. They came in and sucked the life out of us.”
  24. Pro-Gingrich Super PAC Demonizes Romney and Bain in 30-Minute DocumentaryThirty minutes of Romney personally killing jobs to increase his personal wealth.
  25. Things That Are Obama’s Fault, Part MCVI: Newt Gingrich’s Bad Campaign StrategyCome on, Obama!
  26. Mitt Romney Is Still Making Bain MoneyMillions and millions since his retirement in 1999.
  27. Mitt Romney: Turnaround Whiz or Slash-and-Burn Profiteer?Times digs into Romney’s buyout past.
  28. Fannie and Freddie Get Some Good NewsThe mortgage giants have seen their largest profits in ten years. Plus, who buys a friend a $3 million apartment, and who wants a truck depot in Soho?
  29. Ashley Alexandra Dupré Drops Suit Against ‘Girls Gone Wild’Technically, the famous call girl is forced to admit, she exploited herself. Plus! Boutique hotels in Brooklyn are fighting, NBC gets a bargain on the Weather Channel, and we all may all end up paying for the Fed bailout of Bear Stearns, in our daily roundup of law, real estate, media and finance news.
  30. Gawker Media Spins Off Wonkette, Gridskipper, and IdolatorSting buys a new place, the West Side is in jeopardy, and Wachovia raises $7 billion in our daily news roundup.
  31. Finance Types Split Over Hillary and RomneyFINANCE • Wall Street hopes Hillary has a super Super Tuesday, but private equity is standing by one of its own. Fourth-quarter campaign-financing reports show Senator Clinton taking in the lion’s share of donations from the Street’s top ten financial firms. Meanwhile, Bain Capital co-founder Mitt Romney is still tops among the PE crowd. [NYT/Dealbook] • So, what’s it gonna be, boy? Stuck between Microsoft’s rock and Google’s hard place, Yahoo! CEO Jerry Yang has limited options for saving his company at his disposal. [NYP] • If you believe the latest hype, Citadel is paving the way for an IPO after all. Ken Griffin’s asset-management firm has split its proprietary hedge-fund business from its client-based options-making business. “Legally, it makes it cleaner,” said Josh Galper in an interview. [Bloomberg]