By Josh Young: The Financial Times reported that ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) is auctioning its portion of ownership of the Clair field in the North Sea, according to "credible sources". This news is obviously relevant for investors in Conoco, which is monetizing international assets to redeploy capital into US shale oil development. Show More Summary
EA has announced that it is removing trade offers from Ultimate Team mode for FIFA 15. Trade offers were a way for users to exchange items with one another directly rather than relying on the game's auction mechanism. In theory thisShow More Summary
Sotheby?s announced that their next Comic Strip sale in Paris, on 7 March 2015, will feature selected works by leading comic strip artists from around the world. The sale, with its 300 lots comprising illustrations, paintings and original...Show More Summary
Two pieces of tiger jewellery by Cartier, formerly from the legendary collection of the Duchess of Windsor and given to Sarah Brightman by her then husband Andrew Lloyd Webber, are the early highlights of the upcoming Magnificent Jewels auction at Christie?s in Geneva on November 11. Show More Summary
Since 1937, The Silver Shop in Princeton, New Jersey, has catered to a selective clientele that included not only blue-blooded Princetonians but also celebrities, politicians and design luminaries from around the world. America?s oldest...Show More Summary
Christie?s announced the launch of FIRST OPEN/LDN as part of the Global FIRST OPEN Auctions this September, including FIRST OPEN/NYC, FIRST OPEN/ASIA and FIRST OPEN/ONLINE. Taking place in South Kensington on 25 September, this carefully...Show More Summary
A one-third scale gold-plated replica of James Bond’s iconic Aston Martin DB5 complete with "Q Branch" gadgets is being auctioned off by Christie’s auction house. The auction, which marks the 50th anniversary of the première of Goldfinger, is being staged to raise money for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)... Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — The contemporary art world often seems to be on a super-sized trajectory, with the rise of mega-galleries and record-setting auction prices all the rage.
We estimate that Dish's existing spectrum is worth over $20 billion. While the satellite company can explore several options, including launching its own wireless network, acquiring an existing carrier like T-Mobile would offer it a ready-to-use infrastructure for wireless service.
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This is probably the stupid ending that the LeSean McCoy 20-Cent Tip Saga deserves. The infamous receipt has been put up for auction on eBay by a friend of the burger joint's owner, and people are bidding way, way too much money on it. The current bid stands at over $3,000. Read more...
Brazil will hold the 13th round of its oil rights auctions in the first half of next year, a senior mines and energy ministry official said on Monday. Marco Antonio Martins,
This week my social media inbox has filled with news on two auctions. The first auction involves the “Treasure of Harageh” being auctioned at Bonhams for the Archaeological Institute of America’s St. Louis chapter. Auctioning antiquities is, needless to say, an issue of concern for both the national body of the Archaeological Institute of America […]
The Buddy Holly and Waylon Jennings-owned 1958 Ariel Cyclone. Photo courtesy Guernsey Auctions. Anyone who has followed music in the last 60 years knows the story of Buddy Holly’s demise in February, 1959, along with the fact that country singer Waylon Jennings had given up his seat on that fated plane, ultimately saving his life […]
One day, our grandchildren will ask of us: "Were you there when the E.T. Atari cartridges were unearthed?" And we'll reply, "Dear ones, we were on the internet. We were all there."
With 106 motor cars and 172 lots of automobilia, Bonhams Goodwood Revival Sale was the most successful yet, achieving an all time high of £15.4 million. Racing ahead, the famous Lagonda LG45R Rapide Sports Racing Two-Seater, or ?EPE 97? as it?s popularly known, set a new world record. Show More Summary
On 24 September 2014, Sotheby?s Contemporary Art Department will hold its tri-annual Contemporary Curated auction, the editorialized version of the mid-season sales of Contemporary Art. Four tastemakers from the world of business, fashion, and curating have selected the works that inspire them most, and shared why. Show More Summary
You don't expect to find a 3,000-year-old Egyptian Sarcophagus Lid in a house in Essex. So, when Stephen Drake of Willingham Auctions climbed through a hole in a wall and found the relic covered in cobwebs, he experienced an Indiana Jones moment. Show More Summary
The story of how the work of photographer Vivian Maier came to light is pretty wondrous: a young real estate agent named John Maloof purchases a box of Maier's belongings at auction in 2007. The box, it turns out, contains images produced by Maier in the 1950s and '60s, many taken in Chicago...