Wednesday, November 14, 2012


  • 2G auction well short of govt goal

    NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - India, battling a ballooning fiscal deficit, has raised less than a quarter of its 400 billion rupees target in the auction of second-generation (2G) mobile phone airwaves seen as too pricey by carriers. The low prices paid ...

  • California Carbon Futures Slip Ahead of First Allowance Auction

    California carbon futures slipped as the state prepared to sell the first greenhouse gas allowances, brushing aside a lawsuit challenging an auction intended to start the largest U.S. cap-and-trade program. The state Air Resources Board today will ...

  • Archduke Joseph diamond fetches $21.5 million at auction

    GENEVA (Reuters) - A huge, internally flawless diamond from India's fabled Golconda mines was sold at auction in Geneva on Tuesday night for a record 20.355 million Swiss francs ($21.48 million), Christie's said.

  • Italy's Borrowing Costs Drop to Two-Year Low at Bond Auction

    14 (Bloomberg) -- Italy sold three-year bonds at the lowest rate in more than two years and the Treasury took advantage of growing demand for the country's debt to auction securities with a maturity longer than 15 years. The Rome-based Treasury sold 3 ...

  • Sotheby's Scores Its Biggest Night Ever With a Smashing $375-Million Auction

    NEW YORK -- Rich in world-class offerings of Abstract Expressionist and Pop Art, Sotheby's contemporary evening roared to the tune of $375,205,000, the highest total for any evening sale in its long history.

  • Trumpet auction to benefit 'Satchmo' music fest

    The trumpet is set to hit the auction block Saturday with proceeds benefiting Satchmo Summerfest, the free, three-day festival in the French Quarter held each year in early August around Armstrong's birthday.

  • Clapton platinum watch nets $3.6 million at auction

    GENEVA (Reuters) - An Asian collector bought a platinum chronograph Patek Philippe wristwatch owned by British rock guitarist Eric Clapton for 3.44 million Swiss francs ($3.63 million) at auction on Monday, Christie's said. The "ultra-rare" reference ...

  • Colombia's $2.2 Billion Bond Auction Add-On Drives Up Yields

    The Finance Ministry said in a statement that it will auction peso bonds, known as TES, due in January 2014, November 2014 and November 2015 in weekly debt sales starting tomorrow.

  • Warhol Foundation Auction Rakes In $17 Million

    Going, going, gone for more than $1.2 million: that was the price paid for Andy Warhol's print "Endangered Species: San Francisco Silverspot" on Monday in the first of several auctions to be held at Christie's to raise money for the artist's foundation ...

  • Upcoming Taxidermy Auction Comes Just In Time For Christmas

    Over off Hansen and Airport Boulevard just miles away Hobby Airport sits Worstell Auction Co., where Mark Thomas and his auction team is working hard to put together a big taxidermy auction set for this Saturday inside a large warehouse on the Worstell ...

  • Auction could divide 247-acre farm

    GAMBIER - You hear the word heartbreak a lot when people talk about the upcoming auction of the Mescher Farm in Harrison Township.

  • Ali gloves from first Frazier fight up for auction

    The boxing world has had a tough run of late, with so many bold-faced and beloved names leaving the realm. Emanuel Steward, the Hall of Fame trainer, died on Oct. 25 and leaves a void that won't be filled, because his personality was a rare one.

  • Treasury to Auction Off Stakes in 15 Banks That Received TARP Aid

    The Treasury Department Wednesday started the auction of shares it holds in 15 banks, as it continues to wind down programs dating to the 2008 financial crisis.

  • Italian borrowing costs drop at auction

    The Rome-based Treasury sold 3.5 billion euros worth of 3-year bonds at an average yield of 2.64%, in comparison with 2.86% seen at the previous auction. 1.5 billion euros of BTP's maturing in August 2023 and November 2029 were auctioned at average ...

  • Rates mixed at weekly Treasury auction for 3-month and 6-month bills

    WASHINGTON - Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were unchanged in Tuesday's auction. The Treasury Department auctioned $32 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.105 percent, unchanged from last week. Another $28 billion in ...

  • Rebuilding with Art: Clarke Auction's November 18th Sale Provides Renewal ...

    Clarke Auction of Larchmont, NY, Westchester's Premier Auction, conducts monthly catalogued sales featuring distinctive fine and decorative arts, antiques, exceptional furniture, oriental rugs, sterling silver and midcentury modern.

  • Asia stocks up after successful Greek bond auction

    BANGKOK - Asian stock markets edged higher Wednesday as the threat of an imminent meltdown in debt-swamped Greece receded. Greece held a sale of short-term treasury bills Tuesday that will help it make a crucial debt repayment at the end of the ...

  • The Beauty of Youth: Vintage Kate Moss Photos Up for Auction

    Kate Moss is easily one of the most photographed supermodels of all time. We've seen her walk the runway, front fashion and beauty campaigns and become a much-obsessed about street style icon.

  • Greece Avoids Default With T-Bill Auction

    ... local banks to sell its debt. Tuesday's unusually large auction was planned to stave off a potential default on €5 billion ($6.35 billion) worth of three-month bills sold in August and maturing Friday while the country is still awaiting a €31.5 ...

  • Auction season: West Seattle Community Orchestras' success; WSHS tomorrow ...

    THURSDAY NIGHT - WEST SEATTLE HIGH SCHOOL: The Fall Harvest Auction for WSHS is tomorrow at 5:30 pm at The Hall at Fauntleroy.

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