Showing posts from March, 2018

Use Your Bitcoin to Buy a $3 Million Mickey Mantle Baseball Card; Cash is OK Too

Maybe you have several millions of dollars saved in Bitcoin, and now you are looking for something to spend it on. Here is a perfect gift for yourself, a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle rookie baseball card. This PSA Mint 9 card is being auctioned off by Heritage Auctions . It is estimated to be hammered at $3,500,000 (plus buyer's fee). If the card sells for this amount, it will exceed the previous record for a baseball card of $3.12 million. But what makes this interesting is that the consigner and Heritage are willing to accept Bitcoin (BTC)   or Ethereum (ETH) cryptocurrencies as payment for this rare sports collectible. Of course, other forms of payment are acceptable also. You can currently bid online with extended bidding ending April 19 and 20. The current bid is $1,850,000.

You Can Now Buy Steve Jobs Job Application

When Steve Jobs was 18 years old, he filled out a job application for a position as as an "electronics tech or design engineer". He listed as his skills "Computer" and "Calculator". This is a position he applied for while he was still at Reed College, long before Apple existed. How would you like to own this historic piece of technology memorabilia, with "Steven Jobs" handwritten by him on the application? Well you can. RRAuction is offering this unique document at auction. It had a starting minimum bid of $5,000, and has had 19 bids with the current bid level at $50,000. It has an estimated value of $50,000+. Bidding ends Thursday, March 15. A 30 Minute Rule Begins on the Evening of March 15 at 7 PM ET and an Initial Bid Must Be Placed By 6 PM ET To Participate After 7 PM ET. RRAuction Check out the features of interest. He used a lower case J in his last name. He used lower case R and C in Red College. He added the words "

How Billionaires Made Their Money

Do you want to be a billionaire? If so, maybe you should invest in the companies that made the billionaires so rich. Forbes Magazine  has just come out with its latest billionaires list. Seven out of the top ten billionaires have founded and/or are the head of companies that are publicly traded, providing investors with a selection of stocks to invest in. The following is a list of the billionaires and their stocks. Rank Name Net Worth Company Symbol #1 Jeff Bezos $112 B Amazon AMZN #2 Bill Gates $90 B Microsoft MSFT #3 Warren Buffett $84 B Berkshire Hathaway BRKA #4 Bernard Arnault $72 B LVMH LVMH #5 Mark Zuckerberg $71 B Facebook FB #7 Carlos Slim Helu $67.1 B América Móvil AMX #10 Larry Ellison $58.5 B Oracle ORCL