A Special LaFerrari Hammered for $7-M at the Finali Mondiali

A Special LaFerrari Hammered for $7-M at the Finali Mondiali






A Special LaFerrari Hammered for $7-M at the Finali Mondiali $RACE, $BID Saturday night, at Daytona International Speedway, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) held a special event at the Ferrari Finali Mondiali weekend. Sotheby RM Auctions (NYSE:BID) presided of the auction of a special version of the LaFerarri that hammered for $7-M. The money raised will go towards […]






Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Auction Last LaFerrari for Charity

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Auction Last LaFerrari for Charity






Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Auction Last LaFerrari for Charity $RACE, $BID Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) will auction off the last LaFerrari Supercar made to raise money for earthquake relief in Central Italy, the iconic carmaker announced Tuesday. Just 499 coupes were planned, but Ferrari decided to make 1 more, as a gift to its home country. The car, […]






Sotheby’s Auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond in Geneva

Sotheby’s Auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond in Geneva






Sotheby’s Auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond in Geneva $BID Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) is auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond set in a ring by Cartier that is expected to fetch up to $25-M, plus 2 centuries-old diamond jewels dating back to Russia’s imperial court. The auction house says the 8.01-carat stone with a top-rank Fancy […]






Christie’s Jewels Auction Kicks Off in Geneva

Christie’s Jewels Auction Kicks Off in Geneva






Christie’s Jewels Auction Kicks Off in Geneva Christie’s is kicking off the Geneva fall season of big-ticket jewelry auctions, headlining a pair of pear-shaped diamond earrings that are estimated to fetch 20 to 30-M Swiss Francs ($20 – 30-M). The “Miroir de l’Amour” earrings feature the largest D Flawless, or highest-quality, pear-shaped diamonds in the […]






The 1st Chinese Imperial Firearm Hammered for $2.5-M in London

The 1st Chinese Imperial Firearm Hammered for $2.5-M in London






The 1st Chinese Imperial Firearm Hammered for $2.5-M in London $BID The 1st Chinese firearm with an imperial reign mark ever to be offered at auction sold for $2.5-M, the auction house Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID)London announced Wednesday. The gun, a brilliantly designed and exquisitely crafted musket, produced in imperial workshops was created for the Qianlong Emperor […]






Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) to Launch its 1st UAE Office in Dubai this Year

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) to Launch its 1st UAE Office in Dubai this Year






Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) to Launch its 1st UAE Office in Dubai this Year $BID Sotheby’s, which has offices in Doha, Istanbul, Egypt, Lebanon and Mumbai, is hiring staff for its office in Dubai International auction house Sotheby’s plans to open its 1st gallery in Dubai as part of efforts to capitalize on demand for Middle Eastern […]






The Week Ahead On Wall Street

The Week Ahead On Wall Street






The Week Ahead On Wall Street $DIS Tuesday is Election Day in the US, with early voting underway in many states. Earning season continues this week as 31 members of the S&P 500 are scheduled to report. Included is DJIA component The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Thursday.   Economic reports The week’s 1st economic reports will be […]






The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street






The Week Ahead on Wall Street $V, $AAPL, $CAT, $BA, $KO, $XOM This week Q-3 earnings season hits full stride, with 178 members of the S&P 500 reporting to Wall Street. Included in this group are 12 DJIA componenets: Monday: Visa (NYSE:V) Tuesday: 3M Co. (NYSE:MMM), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT), DuPont De Nemours (NYSE:DD), Merck […]






The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street






The Week Ahead on Wall Street $JPM, $C, $WFC, $PNC, $AA The US stock exchanges were open Monday, Columbus Day, even though it is a federal holiday. The 1st official week of Q-3 earnings features 4 banks: DJIA component JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) and S&P 500 members Citigoup (NYSE:C), PNC Financial Services Group (NYSE:PNC) and Wells […]






Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Explores a “Slow Rolling” Auction of Itself

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Explores a “Slow Rolling” Auction of Itself






Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Explores a “Slow Rolling” Auction of Itself $TWTR, $GOOGL, $CRM, $VZ, $SQ Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) has initiated talks with several technology companies to explore selling itself, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. Thus, signaling the beginning of a “slow-rolling” auction of the high-profile, money-losing social media company. For months the company […]






Controversy Surrounds Leo DiCaprio and Brando’s Oscar

Controversy Surrounds Leo DiCaprio and Brando’s Oscar






Controversy Surrounds Leo DiCaprio and Brando’s Oscar Marlon Brando’s ‘On  the  Waterfront’ Oscar was given as a gift to Leo DiCaprio by his scandal-plagued colleagues at Red Granite Pictures, and the Motion Picture Academy refuses to discuss Leo’s misbegotten award. Nearly 20 years after his 1st best actor nomination in November 2012 he received Marlon […]






The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street






The Week Ahead on Wall Street $FDX, $LEN, $GIS, $AZO On the Earnings Front Announcing earnings this week to Wall Street are S&P 500 members Adobe Systems (ADBE), FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) and Lennar Corp. (NYSE:LEN) Tuesday; Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY), CarMax (KMX), General Mills (NYSE:GIS) and Red Hat (RHT) on Wednesday; and AutoZone (NYSE:AZO) Thursday. On […]






The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street






The Week Ahead on Wall Street $ORCL The only S&P 500 member scheduled to report earnings is Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL) Thursday. Economic reports The week’s 1st notable economic report to Wall Street will be the August import and export prices, released Wednesday. The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ August Producer Price Index (PPI), August retail sales, the Phily Fed’s […]






Vacheron’s Traditionnelle Chronograph Perpetual Calendar in Platinum

Vacheron’s Traditionnelle Chronograph Perpetual Calendar in Platinum






Vacheron’s Traditionnelle Chronograph Perpetual Calendar in Platinum Tuesday, Swiss watchmaker Vacheron Constantin. announced a $150,000 Platinum watch that is an update its Traditionnelle Chronograph Perpetual Calendar has won over fans for its complexity and innovation. The new watch shows the date, phases of the moon, month, and day of the week, and accounts for leap […]






Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Build the 500th LaFerrari for Charity

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Build the 500th LaFerrari for Charity






Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Build the 500th LaFerrari for Charity $RACE Ferrari announced Wednesday that it will produce the 500th LaFerrari to benefit the earthquake victims in Central Italy. During the bi-lateral summit between the Italian and German governments that took place at Ferrari, Chairman/CEO Sergio Marchionne announced that the Italian automaker will produce “1 More” […]






Ferrari’s Command the Highest Prices in the Classic Car Market

Ferrari’s Command the Highest Prices in the Classic Car Market






Ferrari’s Command the Highest Prices in the Classic Car Market A 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder is shown shown above during the Gooding & Co. auction at the weekend in Pebble Beach, California The car sold for $18.15-M in the weekend’s 3rd-highest sale. Also, a 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Competizione Coupe also from […]






Gooding & Company Posts Record Results at Pebble Beach Auction

Gooding & Company Posts Record Results at Pebble Beach Auction






Gooding & Company Posts Record Results at Pebble Beach Auction Record results, including 4 $10-M+ lots and 26 cars fetching $1-M+, made for  Gooding & Co’s most successful 2-day auction ever. Sales at the weekend totaled $129.8-M, with 115 of the 138 (83%) cars offered selling . 4 cars hammered above $10-M mark, the top […]






A 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB-4 Daytona Berlinetta to Auction

A 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB-4 Daytona Berlinetta to Auction






A 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB-4 Daytona Berlinetta to Auction The modern Ferrari’s are impressive Supercars, they are fast, light and they are technologically advanced. Coachwork by Scaglietti – Design by Pininfarina But, for my taste nothing beats the classics, and the 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB-4 Daytona Berlinetta is surely one of them. This beautiful, legendary […]






Art News: Canvas Returns to Palm Beach






After an overwhelmingly successful debut, CANVAS will return to Downtown West Palm Beach with a bigger, more colorful splash. The City of West Palm Beach recently approved Founder Nicole Henry’s bold vision for the 2016 exhibition and beyond. Billed as the nation’s largest outdoor museum show, the two-week exhibition featured 20 dramatic, inspiring installations and […]






The 1,109-carat Diamond, “Lesedi La Rona” on Auction in London, No Sale

The 1,109-carat Diamond, “Lesedi La Rona” on Auction in London, No Sale






The 1,109-carat Diamond, “Lesedi La Rona” on Auction in London, No Sale $BID, $LUC A now famous 3-billion-year-old diamond the size of a tennis ball found by Canada’s Lucara Diamond (TSX:LUC) last year failed to sell a Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Wednesday in London. The highest bid of $61-M did not meet the reserve selling price. The giant 1,109-carat […]






The ‘Cullinan Dream’ Blue Diamond Hammered for $25.4-M

The ‘Cullinan Dream’ Blue Diamond Hammered for $25.4-M






The ‘Cullinan Dream’ Blue Diamond Hammered for $25.4-M The successful auction price makes it the most expensive fancy intense Blue Diamond ever sold at auction. A 24.18-carat intense blue known as The Cullinan Dream has just sold for $25.4-M at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction in New York, breaking all records and becoming the most expensive […]






A Jean-Michel Basquiat Hammered for a Record $57-M

A Jean-Michel Basquiat Hammered for a Record $57-M






A Jean-Michel Basquiat Hammered for a Record $57-M $BID The art world just witnessed a groundbreaking auction record earlier last May when an untitled piece by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold at Christie’s for $57.3-M. Given Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) “limited” Impressionist and Modern art sale the night before, with 21 out of 62 lots left unsold, there were […]






Tips on How to Sell Your Million/s Dollar Vintage or Classic Car

Tips on How to Sell Your Million/s Dollar Vintage or Classic Car






Tips on How to Sell Your Million/s Dollar Vintage or Classic Car $BID Each and every year since 1971 hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of classic and vintage collector cars find new homes via the world’s prestigious auctions and private treaty transactions. This year sales predictions this year are cautiously optimistic. But, no matter […]






Auction News: Shelby Cobra’s Hammer for $1,000,000+

Auction News: Shelby Cobra’s Hammer for $1,000,000+






Auction News: Shelby Cobra’s Hammer for $1,000,000+ Classic Shelby “Muscle” was the theme at the Mecum Auction in Indianapolis, Indiana last weekend, where a pair of Cobras each reached 7 figures during bidding. Highlighting the sale was a 1967 Cobra 427, a recently-restored example with about 20,000 original miles. That Cobra sold for $1.1-M, while […]






“Oppenheimer Blue” Diamond Hammered for $57.5-M at Christie’s

“Oppenheimer Blue” Diamond Hammered for $57.5-M at Christie’s






“Oppenheimer Blue” Diamond Hammered for $57.5-M at Christie’s A 14.6-carat blue diamond auctioned at Christie’s in Geneva for $57.5-M, including fees, becoming the most expensive diamond ever auctioned. Christie’s amended the final sale price late Wednesday night. The stone, called the “Oppenheimer Blue,” followed a record-high jewelry sale by Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Tuesday, which totaled $175-M, the […]






Coy’s Legende et Passion Auction

Coy’s Legende et Passion Auction






Coy’s Legende et Passion Auction An Important COYS Auction Of Sports, Competition And Collectors’ Motor Cars Pictured above: Delahaye 135 was an automobile manufactured by Delahaye. Designed by young engineer Jean François, it was produced from Y 1935 until Y 1954 in many different body styles. A sporting tourer, it was also popular for racing. Competition […]






Palm Beach Modern Auction

Palm Beach Modern Auction






Guests attending Palm Beach Modern Auctions’ (PBMA) stylish, hospitable events often compliment co-owners Rico Baca and Wade Terwilliger on the consistent superiority of items offered in their sales. To make the cut for any of PBMA’s beautifully presented auctions, an artwork, furnishing or decorative accessory must pass the tests of quality, authenticity and market desirability, […]






The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street






The Week Ahead on Wall Street $DIS Earnings season is slowing down as just 22 members of the S&P 500 are scheduled to report to Wall Street this week. The only DJIA component on the list this week is Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS), which will report Tuesday.   The economic reports of note The week’s […]






The Week Ahead On Wall Street

The Week Ahead On Wall Street






The Week Ahead On Wall Street $AAPL, $BA, $CVX, $DD, $MMM, $PG, $UTX, $XOM This week about 200 members of the S&P 500 will report earnings to Wall Street. Included are DJIA components: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Monday; 3M (NYSE:MMM), Du Pont (NYSE:DD) and Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) Tuesday On Wednesday, Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) and United […]






The Last Ferrari Spyder NART To Auction In May

The Last Ferrari Spyder NART To Auction In May






The Last Ferrari Spyder NART To Auction In May $BID There were just 10 Ferrari 275  Spyder NART’s built at the factory. This car was the last one build, and the only one sold new in Europe. Originally the car was painted Grigio Scuro (a medium grey). It has been redone in a muted Red, […]






The Week Ahead On Wall Street

The Week Ahead On Wall Street






The Week Ahead On Wall Street Federal income tax returns for Y 2015 are due Monday, and residents of Massachusetts and Maine can file Tuesday. Monday is also the deadline for making IRA contributions for the TY 2015. About 100 members of the S&P 500 report earnings this week. Included in this group will be […]