1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder Hammers for $17.99-M in New York

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder Hammers for $17.99-M in New York

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder Hammers for $17.99-M in New York $RACE, $BID RM Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) wrapped up its auction in New York, where it sold 2 Silver roadsters, 1 of them selling for the price of $17.99-M. There were just 4 of the Ferrari 250 GTS LWB all aluminum California’s w/0 covered headlights, I owned […]

Update: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 1985 288 GTO Hammered for $2.53-M at Bohnam’s London

Update: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 1985 288 GTO Hammered for $2.53-M at Bohnam’s London

 Update: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 1985 288 GTO Hammered for $2.53-M at Bohnam’s London $RACE 1985 FERRARI 288 GTO COUPÉ Coachwork by Pininfarina Sold for £1,883,333 (US$ 2,530,175) inc. premium The Ferrari 288 GTO’s performance in the collectors’ car market is ‘turbocharged’ and it is now heading to be worth an incredible 10X what it sold for […]

Goffs November Foal Sale Update

Goffs November Foal Sale Update The third lot into the ring on the feature day of Goffs November Foal Sale provided the highlight of a superb three day’s foal trade that saw turnover rise by 43% and average by 22% over the equivalent sessions in 2016.  Lot 541, a stunning filly foal by Galileo and […]

Horse Racing: European Sales News

Horse Racing: European Sales News

Buyers at Europe’s final yearling auction of 2017, as they had at sales in previous weeks, took a shine to the first crop of the brilliant Australia on Monday. The son of Galileo was responsible for another two six-figure youngsters at the Tattersalls December Yearling Sale to add to his highly-prized offerings sold earlier in […]

Rare Pink Diamond Hammered for $32-M in Hong Kong

Rare Pink Diamond Hammered for $32-M in Hong Kong

Rare Pink Diamond Hammered for $32-M in Hong Kong Tuesday, a large oval-shaped diamond known as the “Pink Promise” was sold to an anonymous buyer for $32-M in Hong Kong, just shy of shattering a world auction record. The 14.93-carat vivid pink diamond went for a final price of HK$249,850,000, which comes to $2.14 -M/carat, […]

Gold Leaf From Napoleon’s Coronation Crown Sold at Auction

Gold Leaf From Napoleon’s Coronation Crown Sold at Auction

Gold Leaf From Napoleon’s Coronation Crown Sold at Auction A Golden laurel leaf cut from the crown of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in Y 1804 was auctioned in France Sunday. The 10-gram decoration, worth less than $500 if melted down for its metal, was expected to fetch around 300X that, auctioneer Jean-Pierre Osenat said. But it […]

F1: Schumacher Seen as Ferrari’s Greatest Driver

F1: Schumacher Seen as Ferrari’s Greatest Driver

F1: Schumacher Seen as Ferrari’s Greatest Driver $RACE Michael Schumacher has been voted the greatest Ferrari driver of all-time in a reader poll conducted by F1 Racing Mag, topping the list ahead of Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen and Gilles Villeneuve. To celebrate 70 years of Ferrari, F1 Racing asked its readers and the online forum […]

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction Totals $310.3-M

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction Totals $310.3-M

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction Totals $310.3-M $BID, $RACE Notably, the Y 2001 Ferrari F2001 sold for $7.5-M against a high estimate of $4-M, Michael Schumacher’s Monaco Grand Prix-Winning Ferrari F2001 broke the auction record for a modern era F1 car following a 6-min battle between 8 bidders represented by both Sotheby’s and Sotheby’s specialists. This is […]

 Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) has a Ferrari, Christie’s has a Leonardo

 Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) has a Ferrari, Christie’s has a Leonardo

 Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) has a Ferrari, Christie’s has a Leonardo $BID The November big-week of art auctions starts Monday in New York City, promises drama, with the most talked-about inclusion in a New York contemporary art sale in years. a painting by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) in Christie’s sale, an a Ferrari F1 race-car driven to victory by legendary […]

Basic Rolex Daytona Was A Sales Failure Before Paul Newman

Basic Rolex Daytona Was A Sales Failure Before Paul Newman

Basic Rolex Daytona Was A Sales Failure Before Paul Newman Paul Newman’s Own Rolex Daytona wristwatch recently hammered at Phillips in NYC for $17.8-M. And you may have read all the engraving Joanne Woodward had done on the caseback, and about Paul Newman passing the watch to his daughter’s boyfriend as they restored the old […]

A Closer Look at the Breeders’ Cup

A Closer Look at the Breeders’ Cup

A Closer Look at the Breeders’ Cup SENTIENT JET JUVENILE Bolt d’Oro – Owner/trainer Mick Ruis stood outside barn LL at Del Mar Thursday morning admiring the calm manner in which Bolt d’Oro carried himself while cooling out from his 1 ½m morning gallop. “Look at him. He’s the alpha male, isn’t he? He’s the star […]

G3 Bendigo Cup

G3 Bendigo Cup

G3 Bendigo Cup The Melbourne Cup hopefuls have dodged Wednesday’s Bendigo Cup as an opportunity to better their prospects with and only seven horses will head to the gates for the $300,000 Group 3. Of the seven only Qewy and Foundry remain in contention for the following Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup yet both eight-year-olds are considered […]

Highland Reel Hunts $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1)

Highland Reel Hunts $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1)

Highland Reel Hunts $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) By Bob Ehalt Conduit and High Chaparral currently stand as the only horses with back-to-back wins in the $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1), but the record books might need a revision in a couple of weeks. Showing speed and stamina, the European-based Highland […]

Big Names Line Up for Breeders’ Cup

Big Names Line Up for Breeders’ Cup

Big Names Line Up for Breeders’ Cup Led by defending Breeders’ Cup Classic winner and the world’s all-time leading money earner ARROGATE, Whitney and Suburban winner GUN RUNNER, Longines Distaff standout STELLAR WIND, defending Longines Turf winner HIGHLAND REEL (IRE), Juddmonte International winner ULYSSES (IRE) and Filly & Mare Turf star LADY ELI, an all-star […]

Breeders’ Cup Festival Official Partners Announced

Breeders’ Cup Festival Official Partners Announced

Officials of the Breeders’ Cup Festival and organizers of the Host Committee today announced that Surf Cup Sports, Coldwell Banker Global Luxury and the San Diego Tourism Authority have been named official partners of the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Festival, a week-long series of events and activations leading up to the 34th annual Breeders’ Cup World Championships on November 3 and 4 at […]

Elizabeth Banks Breeders’ Cup Ambassador

Elizabeth Banks Breeders’ Cup Ambassador

Elizabeth Banks Breeders’ Cup Ambassador From placing wagers with her father to hobnobbing with Hall of Fame jockeys and starring in the 2003 film Seabiscuit, Banks is more than your average spectator. BY MIKE SAGER If you’re one of those Del Mar Racetrack aficionados who finds the show in the grandstand just as riveting as […]

Godolphin Aims at Breeders’ Cup Success

Godolphin Aims at Breeders’ Cup Success

Godolphin Aims at Breeders’ Cup Success By J A McGrath Smart two-year-old Masar is to be aimed at the G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf at Del Mar, USA, on November 3 and misses Saturday’s G1 Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster. Charlie Appleby believes the New Approach colt has a similar profile to Outstrip, who gave […]

Fasig-Tipton October Sale Update

Fasig-Tipton October Sale Update

Fasig-Tipton October Sale Update by Fasig-Tipton Ghostzapper Yearlings Lead Solid Opening Session of The October Sale Proven sires proved popular during the first session of The October Sale on Monday, October 23. The top filly and colt were both by Ghostzapper, currently #6 on the General Sires list, represented by 2017 Grade 1 winners Paulassilverlining […]

The ‘World’s Most Beautiful Diamond’ Coming to Auction

The ‘World’s Most Beautiful Diamond’ Coming to Auction

The World’s Most Beautiful Diamonds Coming to Auction The 163-carat flawless emerald cut gem stone is largest of its kind ever to be put up for auction. An impressive flawless 163-carat diamond that has been hailed the “World’s Most Beautiful” will go under Christie’s hammer in Geneva, CH in November. Discovered in February 2016 in eastern […]

Dubai’s RTA Raised $6.75-M in Licence Plate Auction

Dubai’s RTA Raised $6.75-M in Licence Plate Auction

Dubai’s RTA Raised $6.75-M in Licence Plate Auction 4 number plates were responsible for a significant percentage of the auction earnings Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has raised Dhs24.8m ($6.75-M) in its latest licence plate auction. The 96th Edition of the auction, held last Saturday, saw 80 distinct plates go under the hammer. Of […]

The Top 5 Ferraris (NYSE:RACE) Sold at Auction

The Top 5 Ferraris (NYSE:RACE) Sold at Auction

The Top 5 Ferraris (NYSE:RACE) Sold at Auction $RACE A LaFerrari Aperta set a new record as the most expensive modern car to be auctioned, but Golden Era cars beat it hands down. On 9 September 2017, Ferrari made history when #210 of its 2017 LaFerrari Aperta (pictured above) sold for $10-M (for charity) the highest […]

The Special Edition LaFerrari Aperta Hammers for $10-M at Fiorano

The Special Edition LaFerrari Aperta Hammers for $10-M at Fiorano

The Special Edition LaFerrari Aperta Hammers for $10-M at Fiorano $RACE, $BID The $10-M LaFerrari Aperta in Rosso Fuoco w/Bianco Italia double racing stripe livery pictured above hammered for $10-M. Saturday night at RM Sotheby’s Maranello (Fiorano) auction someone bought the sold out Ferrari-one-cannot-buy. The last built for Charity s/n 210 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta sold for […]

Paul Newman’s ‘Paul Newman’ Rolex Daytona Coming to Auction

Paul Newman’s ‘Paul Newman’ Rolex Daytona Coming to Auction

Paul Newman’s ‘Paul Newman’ Rolex Daytona Coming to Auction $RACE, $UBS Actor Paul Newman”s Rolex Daytona reference 6239 is coming to auction in October at Phillip’s It is said that among vintage watch collectors, certain ones are known as Holy Grail watches. They are the ones that inspire spirited bidding and the winner’s bragging rights. […]

Top Vintage & Classic Cars on Auction at Pebble Beach

Top Vintage & Classic Cars on Auction at Pebble Beach

Top Vintage & Classic Cars on Auction at Pebble Beach $BID, $RACE If you are a true Vintage and Classic Car buff, this may be your year. Official estimates for the Pebble Beach automobile auctions this week have set sales totals at $290-M, that down 14% since Y 2016. It’s the 3rd consecutive decliner since […]

Strong Thoroughbred Market in New York

Strong Thoroughbred Market in New York

Strong Thoroughbred Market in New York The market strength evidenced earlier this week during The Saratoga Sale continued Saturday evening during the first session of The New York Bred Sale, which saw increases in average and median over last year’s sale. Tonight’s session saw 93 yearlings change hands for a total of $8,155,000 good for […]

Curlin, Medaglia d’Oro Star at Fasig Tipton

Curlin, Medaglia d’Oro Star at Fasig Tipton

Curlin, Medaglia d’Oro Star at Fasig Tipton by Fasig-Tipton The Saratoga Sale got off to an spectacular start Monday night, with average and median eclipsing last year’s figures and an exceptionally low RNA rate. A colt by Curlin (Hip 45) proved most popular Monday night during the first session of The Saratoga Sale, breaking the […]

Top Class Yearlings Available at Goffs UK Premier Sale 2017

Top Class Yearlings Available at Goffs UK Premier Sale 2017

Top Class Yearlings Available at Goffs UK Premier Sale 2017 by Craig Jones 470 yearlings have been entered in the Goofs UK Premier Yearling Sale next month and after a very productive 2017, the market is expected to be strong. Two Group One heroes, Barney Roy and Harry Angel both came from the sale, further […]

Fasig-Tipton’s July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale

Fasig-Tipton’s July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale

The interactive catalogue for Fasig-Tipton’s July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale is now available online.  The session will be held Monday, July 10 at 5 pm in Lexington, Kentucky.  It will precede the July Selected Yearling Sale that will take place the following day beginning at 10 am. by Fasig-Tipton The catalogue currently features […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Auction Planned for Maranello 70th Anni Celebration

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Auction Planned for Maranello 70th Anni Celebration

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Auction Planned for Maranello 70th Anni Celebration $RACE, $BID RMSotheby’s (NYSE:BID) points out it has sold more Ferraris than any other auction house and has offered  of the Top 10 most valuable Ferraris ever sold publicly. The most expensive Ferrari sold through RM Sotheby’s was a 1956 290 MM previously owned by legendary […]

Fasig Tipton Day 2: Curlin Owns the Day

Fasig Tipton Day 2: Curlin Owns the Day

Fasig Tipton Day 2: Curlin Owns the Day by Fasig-Tipton A chestnut colt by Curlin (Hip 388) led the way at the 2017 edition of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale when sold for $1,500,000 during the second and final session of the sale on Tuesday. The price tag was both a record for this […]

Fasig Tipton 2 Year Old Sale: The Hot Lots Day 1

Fasig Tipton 2 Year Old Sale: The Hot Lots Day 1

Fasig Tipton 2 Year Old Sale: The Hot Lots Day 1 Day 1 of the Fasig Tipton 2 Year Old Sale opened with strong bidding and great pricing, Filly’s were very popular and a number of Sires produced great results. Led by a filly by the late Smart Strike, a trio of six-figure fillies topped […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Clienti Que Up for the 488 Spider

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Clienti Que Up for the 488 Spider

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Clienti Que Up for the 488 Spider $RACE The que for a Y 2017 488 Spider is long to put it mildly, and the demand will far exceed the supply of this latest SE car from the Maranello outfit. But, hang on Barrett-Jackson, the Arizona car auction house, is offering an opportunity to […]

Pink Star Diamond Posts World Record Price at $71.2-M

Pink Star Diamond Posts World Record Price at $71.2-M

Pink Star Diamond Posts World Record Price at $71.2-M $BID The largest, most perfect Pink diamond to have ever been offered at auction has sold for $71.2-M at a Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) event Tuesday in Hong Kong, setting a new world record for any diamond or jewel, according to the auction house. Described as one of “the earth’s […]

Global Art Auction Sales Fall, Private Treaty Transactions Flourish

Global Art Auction Sales Fall, Private Treaty Transactions Flourish

Global Art Auction Sales Fall, Private Treaty Transactions Flourish $BID The global art market contracted for the 2nd year running in Y 2016, falling to the lowest marks since the financial crisis as economic and political volatility weighed on auction sales. Sales of art and antiques dropped 11% to $56.6-B, according to a report released […]

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID)Auction House Opens Dubai Office

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID)Auction House Opens Dubai Office

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Auction House Opens Dubai Office $BID The opening follows a 30% increase in buyers from the Middle East in the last 5 years Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) has officially opened a new Dubai gallery and office to cater to its growing Middle East customer base. The opening of the new unit, based in Dubai International […]

RM Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Amelia Island Classic Car Auction Report

RM Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Amelia Island Classic Car Auction Report

RM Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Amelia Island Classic Car Auction Report $BID At the weekend, the RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance sale posts a record $70.9-M in sales, the highest in its history RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest auction house for investment-quality vehicles, reinforced its clear market leadership this past weekend by generating an outstanding $70.9% […]

Classic Ferrari Dino Tops Silverstone Auction Sales

Classic Ferrari Dino Tops Silverstone Auction Sales

Classic Ferrari Dino Tops Silverstone Auction Sales $RACE A Ferrari Dino headlined the recent Silverstone (UK) Classic Car & Motorsport auction when it pushed the bidding to almost £440,000. The superbly presented Dino Ferrari from Y 1974 had the rare, factory-fitted flared wheel arches and bidders in the room at Silverstone Auctions’ recent sale at […]

A Klimt Sells for $59-M at Record-breaking London Art Auction

A Klimt Sells for $59-M at Record-breaking London Art Auction

A Klimt Sells for $59-M at Record-breaking London Art Auction $BID A painting of flowers by Gustav Klimt sold in London for GBP48-M (US$59-M), a record for a work by the Austrian artist and the 3rd-highest price for any work sold at auction in Europe, Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) said Thursday. Described in the auction catalog as […]

President Donald Trump’s Ferrari F430, The Sale of the Year

President Donald Trump’s Ferrari F430, The Sale of the Year

President Donald Trump’s Ferrari F430, The Sale of the Year $RACE The Big Q: Will this be the Ferrari F430 “Sale of the Year”? F430’s are not common and they are not cheap. And this example, being auctioned on 1 April 2017, by Auctions America at their Fort Lauderdale, Florida sale, was purchased and titled […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is the #1 Focal Point of the Collector Car Market

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is the #1 Focal Point of the Collector Car Market

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is the #1 Focal Point of the Collector Car Market $RACE In Y 2016 Ferraris cars were once again the undisputed focal point of the collector car market, as 187 of Maranello’s finest we under the hammer in Y 2016. The 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti sold at auction in Paris last year at […]

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 […]