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Convinced that consumers are finally ready to shop online for Picassos in addition to Pez dispensers, Sotheby's and eBay are teaming up again. The NYT reports.
An extremely rare Stradivarius viola failed to get the asking price of $45 million, Sotheby's said.
Priceless pieces of history have become one of the four most common commodities to be trafficked by smugglers. NBC News reports.
Great American poet and humanist Walt Whitman set a sales record at Christie's with a first edition of "Leaves of Grass."
Wealthy real estate buyers globally cite waterfront property as their top choice, according to a study from Sotheby's International Realty.
The collectible watch market is still going strong. A 1923 Patek Philippe sold at Sotheby's Tuesday for $2.965 million—more than twice the top estimate.
Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates says he'll continue to bet against Caterpillar and China, as well as a few other names.
Steve Wynn was strong to the finish and laid out the spinach, snapping a Jeff Koons sculpture of Popeye for $28 million.
The largest flawless blue diamond ever sold just went under the hammer at Christie's for $23,795,372.
The impressionist-modern sale at Sotheby's was one of the worst since the financial crisis. More than 30 percent of the lots failed to sell at their minimum price.
Traders across the financial markets will be hyper-focused on Congressional testimony from Fed Chair Janet Yellen Wednesday.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Sotheby's and activist investor Dan Loeb's Third Point on Monday reached an agreement to name Loeb and two Third Point nominees to the auction house's board of directors.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Ukraine are what traders say could most affect markets in the week ahead.
While most of them rightfully boast accomplishments and gains, some CEOs took the opportunity this year to shine a light on the not-so-great events of the past year.
Investors—some of whom have been singed by the recent setbacks—are beginning to think that the era of goodwill despite meager earnings is ending.
Sotheby's auctioned off a total of $44.3 million dollars in jewels Tuesday, including a record-breaking sapphire.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Dan Loeb continued his battle with Sotheby's on Monday with a new letter promoting Third Point's board nominees over the art house's slate.