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The Top 5 Most Expensive Wines Auctioned

The Top 5 Most Expensive Wines Auctioned 1900 1267 AltReturns

La versione italiana è disponibile al termine di quella in ingleseENGLISH VERSION Over the time, the interest towards fine wines mounted and it gained the attention both of wine lovers and alternative investors. As amatter of fact, wine price is resilient during recessions. This feature makes it a good hedge against volatility, however the investor…

Classic cars: how to invest in your dream on 4 wheels

Classic cars: how to invest in your dream on 4 wheels 1200 800 AltReturns

La versione italiana dell’articolo è disponibile dopo il testo in inglese. ENGLISH VERSION During last decade, numerous investors considered classic cars investment as a valid alternative to traditional financial markets. Thanks to the huge amount of information available on the internet, almost everyone is able to evaluate with precision a classic car. The availability of the information…

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Wine Funds: Getting Exposure to a Niche Market

Wine Funds: Getting Exposure to a Niche Market 1200 800 AltReturns

La versione italiana dell’articolo è disponibile dopo il testo in inglese. ENGLISH VERSION Fine wine investing is becoming popular but there are a number of pros and cons that should be considered. Starting with the pros, we can mention the price resilience. Conversely to traditional financial markets, wine investments are not exposed to “flash crashes” that can…

Emeralds: New Discoveries and the Most Expensive Jewels

Emeralds: New Discoveries and the Most Expensive Jewels 1200 654 AltReturns

African Miner Finds 1.1-Kilogram Emerald at Kagem in Zambia The world’s biggest emerald miner has found a gem that weighs more than 1.1 kilograms at its mine in Zambia. The 5,655-carat stone found earlier this month at the Kagem mine will be sold at auction in Singapore in November, Gemfields Group Ltd. said in a…

The World Most Expensive Wines: Red Wins!

The World Most Expensive Wines: Red Wins! 1200 800 AltReturns

Red wine 3 – White wine 2. The never-ending competition among white and red wines never ends. On average the most expensive bottle is the Domaine Leroy Musigny Grand Cru (19,945 $) while the most expensive bottle has been by far a Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Grand Cru (120,000 $). Moreover, the list shows us…

Banksy painting ‘self-destructs’ after being sold for $1.4 mln

Banksy painting ‘self-destructs’ after being sold for $1.4 mln 1200 749 AltReturns

This article on Bansky auction has been written by Andreas Preuss published on CNN on the 6th October 2018. For an artist that’s known for his stunts, this could be Banksy’s most perfect art world prank. After the gavel fell Friday at Sotheby’s auction house in London, Banksy’s Girl with Balloon was reduced to shreds — another…

The best Classic cars to buy in 2018

The best Classic cars to buy in 2018 1200 800 AltReturns

This article on classic cars best buys in 2018 has been published on Classic and Performance Cars on the 30th April 2018. Classic Cars Best buys for 2018 We take a look at some of the best classic cars to buy in 2018. More modern classics feature than ever before, but there are still some older…

Bottle of whisky fetches $1.1 million at auction

Bottle of whisky fetches $1.1 million at auction 1200 675 AltReturns

This article on world record price whisky has been written by Tara John and published on CNN on the 4th October 2018. A rare bottle of single-malt Scotch was bought for more than $1.1 million in Edinburgh, Scotland, making it the world’s most expensive bottle of whisky to be sold at auction. The winning bid for…

Ferrari a Better Bet Than Stocks in Age of Market Exuberance

Ferrari a Better Bet Than Stocks in Age of Market Exuberance 1200 900 AltReturns

This article on Ferrari has been written by Adam Haigh on Bloomberg on the 27th of August 2018 A day after U.S. stocks smashed out yet another record, a vintage Ferrari went under the hammer for the highest price ever — the latest sign that while investors may grumble about frothy financial asset valuations, they’re still…

Rare Ferrari 250 GTO Sells for Record $48.4 Million at Auction

Rare Ferrari 250 GTO Sells for Record $48.4 Million at Auction 1200 480 AltReturns

This article on record auction for a Ferrari 250 GTO has been written by Frederik Balfour and published on Bloomberg on 26th of August A red 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sold for $48.4 million on Saturday in California, the most ever paid for a classic car at auction. The vehicle was offered by RM Sotheby’s in Monterey, and…

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