Goldman Sachs Group Inc., which was the top underwriter of initial public offerings last year, expects new listings in South Africa to jump for the first time in three years as private-equity buyers sell investments.
White House senior adviser David Plouffe said Republican Mitt Romney is “disingenuously” hiding his positions from voters as polls show the U.S. presidential contest deadlocked in the campaign’s final days.
With Mitt Romney raising private funds for the fall campaign, this year’s presidential election will be the first since the Watergate scandal in which neither major party’s nominee accepts federal funding.
Mitt Romney’s criticism of President Barack Obama for promoting green-energy subsidies may keep the former Massachusetts governor from boasting about his own contribution to his state’s expanding clean-energy industry.
Mother Jones, the magazine that published a secretly-made tape of Mitt Romney’s May remarks to donors, released another video yesterday that shows the Republican nominee in 1985 characterizing Bain Capital LLC as a partnership created to invest in companies, help manage them and “harvest them at a significant profit.”
Mitt Romney’s campaign sued Wisconsin for allegedly delaying distribution of more than three dozen ballots for the Nov. 6 presidential election to civilians and military personnel overseas, asking a court to extend the deadline for all such ballots in the state.