Japanese billionaire sells Basquiat in New York for $85 million

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, a major art collector and recent space tourist, sold a monumental painting by American Jean-Michel Basquiat in New York on Wednesday evening May 18 for 85 million dollars, pocketing a plus- worth nearly $28 million. Read alsoAndy Warhol’s Marilyn crowned queen of auction in New York At a public auction in […]

unexpected drop in oil inventories of 3.4 million barrels

U.S. commercial crude oil reserves fell sharply last week, according to figures released by the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA) on Wednesday, as the market expected a rise. During the week ended May 13, crude inventories fell by 3.4 million net barrels, while analysts expected an increase of 2.0 million, to settle at 420.8 million. […]

new record in New York with the sale of the Macklowe collection

The hyper-dynamic art auction market in New York has once again broken a record claimed by Sotheby’s: 922 million dollars for the very famous Macklowe collection sold twice, last November and Monday 16 May evening. Read alsoHarry B. Macklowe, the billionaire who has two loves Sotheby’s, which has moved from London to New York and […]

New EU-US trade talks, against a backdrop of war in Europe

American and European trade officials meet Monday in Saclay in the Paris region for a new meeting of the EU / United States Council on Trade and Technology (TTC), in a context marked by the war in Ukraine. Launched to bring the two blocs together after the departure of the Trump administration, against a backdrop […]

consumer confidence deteriorates significantly in May (University of Michigan)

American consumer confidence deteriorated sharply in May, in all categories of the population, and the index measuring it fell to its lowest level since August 2011. The index thus lost 9.4% compared to April, and fell to 59.1 points, according to the preliminary estimate of the University of Michigan survey released on Friday. This deterioration […]

revenue up 3% in the first quarter

The operator Bouygues Telecom recorded a turnover up 3% over one year in the first quarter of the 2022 financial year, to 1.796 billion euros, he announced Thursday in a press release. Over the period, the contribution of the telecommunications subsidiary to Bouygues’ net profit group share amounted to 54 million euros, against 80 million […]

three GMO reapers sentenced to pay more than 400,000 euros

Three “reapersof GMOs were sentenced on Wednesday May 11 in Toulouse to pay more than 400,000 euros in compensation, after having “neutralizedin 2017 sunflower plots near Gardouch (Haute-Garonne), one of these activists told AFP. “We will call“of the decision of the criminal court, added Jean-Claude Julien, specifying that they had also been sentenced to three […]

20 internet service providers pledge to cut costs

The White House announced Monday that it has reached an agreement with 20 internet providers, including AT&T, Comcast and Verizon, to reduce subscription costs and guarantee broadband access to low-income households. Read alsoEmmanuel Macron wants to impose automatic parental controls on Internet service providers «The Biden-Harris administration has obtained commitments from the top 20 internet […]