Stunning View of the Second Largest Diamond Ever Found at 1,111 Carats

You have probably heard the saying "diamonds are a girl's best friend" more than just a few times. It turns out that not all diamonds are created equal, and some ...
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Nordstrom Shows More Concern on Higher-End Retail Spending

It turns out that even the U.S. economy is just not as strong as many of us have been hoping for. At least that is what we are seeing with ...
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New All-Time Record Sale Price Coming for 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Baseball Card

If one weekend record price for vintage baseball card collecting being set earlier this year was not enough, yet another record is about to be set for an auction of the ...
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Ferrari IPO Could Yield $1 Billion

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) announced in July that the company would spin off its Ferrari division into a separate company, and on Friday the company provided some specifics. ...
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Mercedes Sales Surge Ahead of BMW in September

In what is usually a close race, luxury car company Mercedes readily topped its rival BMW in sales in September. Mercedes sold 31,337 vehicles, up 6.1% from the same month a ...
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How Bentley Could Shake Up the Luxury SUV Market

At this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, which opened to the public on Saturday, one of the big stories was the introduction of a super-luxury sport utility vehicle (SUV) from Bentley. ...
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Cadillac, Lincoln Still Have Trouble Selling Cars

"Days to turn" remains one of the car industry's better measures of demand. Low days to turn means car makes shipped from manufacturers spent little time on dealer lots before ...
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No Sparkle in Tiffany Earnings or Guidance

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) reported second-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The luxury goods company reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.86 on revenues of $991 ...
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Lincoln Sales Rise, as Mercedes and BMW Flatten and Cadillac’s Crash

Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) Lincoln, which has been the whipping boy of the luxury car makers, made impressive gains in U.S. sales during July. Sales of market leaders Mercedes ...
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Can Tesla Make More Off of Used Cars and Referrals?

The used car market is a critical portion of the auto market. In fact, you simply cannot have a good new car market without there being a solid underlying used ...
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BMW Beats Mercedes in June Sales

The battle between the two largest luxury car companies based on sales goes back and forth most months. In June, BMW was the leader, edging out Mercedes by a small ...
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Tattered Cadillac Battered in New Quality Survey

The effort by General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) to revive its Cadillac luxury brand was set back again. Among the major luxury car brands, it received the worst score in the new ...
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The 25 Most Expensive Steakhouses in the Country

Steaks are expensive -- whether you buy them at the grocery store or at a restaurant. Steak is often the most expensive item on a restaurant’s menu, and steakhouses are ...
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US Household Net Worth Hits New All-Time High

The American household net wealth meter just hit another all-time high. New data from the Federal Reserve was released on Wednesday, June 11, covering the first quarter of 2015, and American ...
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Ferrari IPO Stalled Before It Reaches the Starting Line

At a conference in Venice, Italy, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) CEO Sergio Marchionne said that the planned initial public offering (IPO) of the company’s Ferrari group into a ...
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