Museum Sells Restituted Cézanne for $39 Million 

Updated Nov. 9, 2023 9:53 pm ET A Paul Cézanne still life sold for $39 million on Thursday as part of a fundraising effort by a beleaguered Swiss museum. The 1890-93 scene, “Fruits and Jar of Ginger,” was sold by Museum Langmatt in the Swiss community of Baden as part of a broader campaign to … Read more

WeWork Files for Bankruptcy – WSJ

Updated Nov. 6, 2023 9:56 pm ET WeWork filed for bankruptcy, capping the flexible-office-space venture’s remarkable collapse after once being the nation’s most valuable startup.  The company filed for chapter 11 protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New Jersey.  Copyright ©2023 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 87990cbe856818d5eddac44c7b1cdeb8

China Vanke Shareholder Shows Confidence, Plans Over $1.0 Billion Investment

Updated Nov. 6, 2023 8:50 pm ET China Vanke’s majority shareholder has expressed its support of the property developer, including making a commitment to spend more than $1.0 billion on its projects. State-owned Shenzhen Metro Group said at a recent meeting with financial institutions that it is optimistic about Vanke’s prospects and has never planned … Read more

5 Little Design Moves That Can Save a Boring Room—For Less Than $150

SOMETIMES a room simply falls flat. Many villainous elements can leave a space feeling snoozy, from blah builder-grade “boob lights” on a rental’s ceiling to a dull blank wall in your forever home. “Not having a clear design direction, lacking color or texture or personal touches”—it can all be a factor, explains Toronto-based interior designer … Read more

China Evergrande Winding-Up Hearing Adjourned to Dec. 4

China Evergrande has been given another chance to restructure its billions of dollars in debt as a court adjourned a hearing to wind up the company. The heavily indebted Chinese property developer said that a Hong Kong High Court had moved the hearing, scheduled on Monday, to Dec. 4. Copyright ©2023 Dow Jones & Company, … Read more

He Was Told He Had No Talent. This $7 Million Hawaii Home Is His Revenge.

His dreams of becoming an architect quashed by his high school teacher, Thomas Ryan finally got to showcase his knack for designing homes with a minimalist, geometric structure.

Highway construction may fall way below FY24 target

New Delhi: Highway construction may touch 10,000 km this current financial year, much lower than the targeted 13,800 km and mirroring levels reached in the past two years that were marked by a slowdown. Data with the roads ministry shows just 3,567 km of highways have been completed in the first six months of FY24 … Read more

Evergrande Investors Warn of 'Uncontrollable Collapse'

Evergrande’s 11th-hour cancellation of a $19 billion debt restructuring could lead to a messy collapse and have “a catastrophic effect” on other troubled companies in the sector, its bond investors said.  Source link

Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders Has a $19,000 Lectern Problem

The governor is embroiled in a scandal—dubbed “PodiumGate” on social media—over a seemingly expensive piece of furniture to stand behind while speaking. Source link

Three Things Home Buyers Can Ask for Now

There may be wiggle room on everything from mortgage rates to closing costs. Source link