| May 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There isn’t much that pushes the price of a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 higher than the millions they already command at auction. Steve McQueen ownership does.
RM Auctions announced Friday that it’s bringing to its annual Monterey auction the...
| Apr 8, 2014
What airlines look on fondly as "ancillary revenue" hits you in the form of pesky -- and often outrageous -- fees and charges. A new report from the meticulous folks at IdeaWorks tells airline industry professionals what they need to know about...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:06 AM
First Mariner Bancorp's losses mounted last year before the parent of 1st Mariner Bank filed for bankruptcy protection in February.
The bank itself is not included in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and its Baltimore-based parent has stressed that bank...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Poveglia, an island just off the coast of Italy that's considered one of the most haunted places in the world, is being put up for auction as a way for the country to settle its public debt, TIME is reporting.
During the plague outbreak, the 17-acre...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:21 AM
A judge has decided to uphold a Pennsylvania county's decision to auction off a widow's home over a $6.30 interest charge that came from paying her school taxes late, according to USA Today.
Eileen Battisti's home, valued at $280,000, was auctioned...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:11 PM
In all the hubbub of buying a car for his daughter, it didn't occur to Ken Gibat to remove the license plate from the vehicle he was trading in.
He said no one at the dealership, Vinart Hyundai in Emmaus, mentioned anything about it, either.
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:35 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. — When the email proposing a business meeting in Charleston popped up, it took all of three seconds to say yes. I'd never been to South Carolina, but I've read glowing dispatches from friends and colleagues for years. Southern...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:09 AM
In October the Library of Congress opened a new exhibition featuring the first map of the United States — the first ever to depict the Stars and Stripes. It was printed in New Haven in 1784 by a Connecticut engraver, Abel Buell, just half a year...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:09 AM
By the force of its eminent domain authority, the state Department of Transportation took 11.3 acres from an Andover couple 27 years ago for construction of the then-planned Route 6 expressway from Bolton to Windham.
Now that expressway project is dead...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:06 PM
A regional Pennsylvania bank submitted the highest bid at the auction for Baltimore's 1st Mariner Bank in a deal that must still be approved by a federal bankruptcy court judge and banking regulators.
National Penn Bank offered $19.1 million for 1st...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Mark Shand — brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall — was a modern version of the eccentric, slightly bumbling British adventurer. And he came by it honestly.
He once walked and canoed across Indonesia for 12 days to get to a place where he...