Nobel laureate Robert Wilson says auctions pervade our everyday life

Oct 13, 2020
Many products are now sold using "package auctions" for a more efficient allocation of goods.
It's not just art sales. Auctions are instrumental in advertising sales, electricity prices, property purchases and more.
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Licensed merchandise is up $10 billion

Sep 1, 2016
There's even a license for an original paint color - Minion Yellow.
Spanish singer Abraham Mateo attends 'The Minions' photocall at the Hesperia Hotel in Madrid, Spain. The merchandise of popular movies like 'Minions' has amassed $10 billion, with licensed toys, shirts, games, mobile applications and more.

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Who tweets for Einstein?

Feb 11, 2016
We talked with the guy who helps represent Albert Einstein's estate.
A couple visits a statue of Albert Einstein, who theorized about gravitational waves, at the Albert Einstein Memorial February 11, 2016 in Washington, DC. In a landmark discovery for physics and astronomy, scientists said on February 11, 2016, they have glimpsed the first direct evidence of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of space-time that Albert Einstein predicted a century ago.

Trump University fails students: Lawsuit

Aug 26, 2013
Trump University is just one of the many items that the Donald has branded.