Treasury auctions are normally mundane affairs, but Wednesday's could make or break the stock market
Stock traders don't normally talk about bond auctions, but all this week the 10-year Treasury auction that will happen on Wednesday has been the main subject of conversation. "It's been a long time since stock traders have cared about bond auctions," Matt Maley from Miller Tabak told me. "The number one issue for the stock market now is bond yields." Much depends on the outcome of Wednesday's 10-year auction at 1 pm ET. Some stock bulls believe demand will be strong, particularly from overseas buyers like the Japanese, whose 10-year yield is at 0.1%.cnbc.com
Restaurant equipment from Home Plate Grill & Bar to be sold at online auction
HOUSTON – An auction will be held for items belonging to Home Plate Grill and Bar. The auction, posted on the Texas Restaurant Equipment website announced an early preview of the items Friday and Monday between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m, which included items from the restaurant-bar once located right across Minute Maid Park. Items on the auction include coolers, pots and pans, charbroilers and various other restaurant equipment. Home equipment and electronics such as televisions,Home Plate Grill and Bar permanently closed their doors on Jan. 6, according to the auction’s description. Items available for auction are posted on the TRE Auctions website, with pictures and description included.
Carl Icahn nixes charity bid to blow up ex-Trump casino
Last month, Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small announced the auction as a fundraising mechanism he hoped would raise in excess of $1 million for the organization. Trump's Atlantic City legacySmall acknowledged the auction's cancellation and praised Icahn for replacing the money it would have raised. "We agree with Mr. Icahn that public safety is paramount," he said. "It is very important that we maintain a positive relationship with Mr. Icahn because the next conversation we need to have is what should be developed there." Icahn, a longtime confidant of Mr. Trump, served as an informal adviser to the president before resigning from the position in 2017.cbsnews.com
Own a piece of history: Inside Waldorf Astoria New York’s massive online auction
“Many of the pieces for auction have been a witness to history, and we are excited to see them find new life in the homes of avid collectors,” Andrew Miller, CEO of Dajia US, the owner and developer of Waldorf Astoria New York, said. The sell-off, hosted by Kaminski Auctions, features an extensive display of one-of-a-kind items from the iconic hotel. According to the host, “Fine Furnishings of the Historic Waldorf Astoria New York” is the largest and most-anticipated auction of 2020. “We can’t wait to bring this immense, once-in-a-lifetime auction to life,” Kaminski Auctions CEO and Owner Frank Kaminski said. “Given the variety of items up for auction and rich history of the property, we expect to attract bidders from across the globe.
A vintage Super Mario Bros.' game was sold for $114,000 at a Texas auction
An unopened, factory-sealed copy of the original Super Mario Bros. was sold at a Dallas auction for a total of $114,000, breaking previous records for a video game, Dallas Morning News reported. The auction took place at Dallas-based Heritage Auctions Comics and Comic Art event on July 10. The bidder who wished to remain anonymous snagged the vintage copy of the game, released in 1985 for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). We knew this would be a strong live session, but I dont think anybody could have anticipated how much bidding action there was on Heritage Live! These results only verify Heritage Auctions position in this rapidly growing market.Previously, the same game was bidded for $100,150, Dallas Morning News reported.
Unseen Kobe Bryant footage up for auction
Before taking the NBA by storm and winning five championships with the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant was one of high school basketball's stand-out stars. Now, 24 years later, over 22 hours of game and interview footage of Bryant from his time at Lower Merion High School in Philadelphia are set to go on auction. READ: A towel Kobe Bryant wore during his farewell speech sold an an auction for over $30,000The Bryant footage is approximately 60% game and 40% interview footage, very little of which was aired -- and that was to a very limited audience. While in high school, Bryant led the Lower Merion Aces to the school's first state championship in 53 years, earning national recognition in the process. The library comes from Stu Ross, a high school sports reporter who presented a weekly TV series entitled, "High School Sports Show."
Annual Spring Livestock auction raises more than $75,000 online to support student projects and education goals
The 69th annual Spring Livestock sale online show and auction was held virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. “The virtual auction was very successful,” Spring ISD Career and Technical Education Director Cynthia Williams said. “If Tri-Club had not used this platform, student projects would not have been sold. Auctions help fund future projects and, in the case of graduating seniors, their post-secondary education and career training goals. “Our community really came together for this, and it was kind of heartwarming,” Spring Tri-Club President Courtney Musterman said.
Here’s where you can get luxury handbags, more without paying luxury price
Gucci, Prada, Louis Vuitton... If you love luxury designer handbags, you will want to check out Gallery Auction’s designer handbag auction Saturday, Oct. 3 at 10 a.m.A limited number of live in-person bidders will be allowed into the auction showroom on Luthe Road in north Houston. There are more than 300 lots of genuine pre-owned handbags and accessories. What: Luxury Designer Handbags & Accessories AuctionWhere: Gallery Auctions13310 Luthe Rd. Genuine Pre-Owned Designer Handbags & Accessories Auction This auction will feature 300+ lots from well-known designers such as:Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga, Celine, Chanel, Dior, Fendi, Gucci, Hermes, MCM, Prada, Yves St-Laurent & More!