Some people spend a lifetime trying to amass a fortune through hard work and guile. For one British man, it took only 20 minutes in a field with a metal detector -- the first 20 minutes he had ever used such a machine.
A Las Vegas pawn shop is reportedly auctioning off a gun that once belonged to cop killer Christopher Dorner, the ex-LAPD officer who led authorities on the largest manhunt in California history when he gunned down four people.
A federal judge will seek to unravel an art mystery and determine the rightful owner of a napkin-sized painting by French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir that a Virginia woman says she bought at a flea market for $7.
Marilyn Monroe's letter of despair to mentor Lee Strasberg, and Dwight D. Eisenhower's heartfelt missives to his wife during World War II are among hundreds of historical documents being offered in an online auction.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 21 (Reuters) - EBay Inc Chief Executive John Donahoe began emailing millions of users of the company's online marketplace on Sunday in an unprecedented lobbying effort to change looming Federal sales tax legislation.
For a few years now, we've been following the Kirtsaeng case, in which a student was sued by publisher John Wiley & Sons for buying cheap (legal) textbooks abroad, and then reselling them in the US for profit.
One of the oldest U.S. nickels in existence is worth way more than just five cents. A 1792 nickel, one of the first coins ever minted, sold for $1.41 million at an auction in Orlando, Fla., according to Upi.com.