A Porsche that was expected to sell for over $20 million flopped on the auction block Saturday night, after the sale was thrown into disarray by a technical error. The car, a 1939 Porsche “Type 64” that was already facing controversy in the collecting world, hit the auction block Saturday night at RM Sotheby’s in
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For anyone holding a long-term-care insurance policy, new allegations of financial trouble at one insurer may make you wonder what would happen to your policy if your underwriter went belly up. While insurance companies have been bolstering their reserves to cover future claims and raising premiums to counteract inaccurate pricing when the policies were first
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General Electric shares fell more than 11% Thursday after Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos targeted the conglomerate in a new report, accusing it of issuing fraudulent financial statements to hide the extent of its problems. A website has been set up to disseminate the report, www.GEfraud.com, where Markopolos calls it “a bigger fraud than Enron.” The
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WeWork’s parent company just filed for an IPO this week, and it could go public as early as Septmeber. The company joined the flurry of tech IPOs in 2019, but also revealed a massive $900 million loss in the first half of 2019, causing investors to worry about the downside risks. What if the economy
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The allegations by Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos of a $38 billion fraud at General Electric are “at best disingenuous” and “at worst highly inaccurate,” according to Nick Heymann, co-group head of global industrial infrastructure at the William Blair financial services firm. “You got the stock on sale yesterday for absolutely no basis. This is why
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Attendees and judges gather around a 1966 Ferrari 330 P4 Drogo Spyder motor vehicle during the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, U.S., on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Routinely described as the world’s most popular, elegant and exclusive classic car show, the annual Pebble
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President Donald Trump, right, speaks as Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, listens during the American Technology Council roundtable hosted at the White House in Washington, D.C. Zach Gibson | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Donald Trump tweeted on Friday that he plans to have dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook. “Having dinner tonight with Tim
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President Donald Trump held a conference call with the CEOs of the three biggest U.S. banks as the stock market plunged Wednesday. Trump held the call with J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, Bank of America‘s Brian Moynihan and Citigroup‘s Michael Corbat, according to people with knowledge of the situation. The Dow plunged 800 points, or 3%, in
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The Hennessey Venom F5 concept vehicle is displayed during the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, U.S., on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images For classic car fans, there’s only one place to be this week: California’s Monterey Peninsula where more than a dozen different events
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U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein appears in a photograph taken for the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services’ sex offender registry March 28, 2017 and obtained by Reuters July 10, 2019. New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services | Handout | Reuters An investigation into Jeffrey Epstein’s possible suicide attempt last month —
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Nvidia stock rose 7% on Thursday after hours, after the company reported better-than-expected fiscal-second quarter earnings. Here’s what the company reported: Earnings: $1.24 per share, excluding certain items, vs. $1.15 per share as expected by analysts, according to Refinitiv. Revenue: $2.58 billion, vs. $2.54 billion as expected by analysts, according to Refinitiv. Nvidia’s revenue fell
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