Art Industry Veteran Launches Hindman as New York’s Full-Service Auction House

Veteran auctioneer and collections specialist Gemma Sudlow has moved from Christie’s, where she worked for 17 years, to lead Chicago-based Hindman’s entry into the New York market with a full-service Manhattan showroom. Sudlow, 41, who headed private collections and decorative arts at Christie’s and was one of the auction house’s senior auctioneers, will lead a … Read more

Art Industry Veteran Launches Hindman as New York’s Full-Service Auction House

Veteran auctioneer and collections specialist Gemma Sudlow has moved from Christie’s, where she worked for 17 years, to lead Chicago-based Hindman’s entry into the New York market with a full-service Manhattan showroom. Sudlow, 41, who headed private collections and decorative arts at Christie’s and was one of the auction house’s senior auctioneers, will lead a … Read more

Americans are lonelier than ever — and it’s bad for your health

“Happy Thanksgiving. “Merry Christmas. “Happy New Year. We are forced to think that the holidays that are soon to begin are meant to be joyous times with family and friends. TV shows, commercials, holiday music and everything in between. But that’s not necessarily true in a country where more people are alone than ever before. … Read more

Caring for grandchildren can be bad for your health

Budget airline AirTran aired a funny ad about a couple of grandparents visiting their offspring shortly after their grandchildren were born. The grandparents were expecting a week together with the whole family. Instead, they were handed the babies at the door as the new parents jumped into a taxi and headed to the airport. “We’ll … Read more

Look for contemporary food and plenty of lighting at Salon Art + Design

Serban Ionescu with his powder-coated steel work, including a sculpture, to be shown by R + Company at Salon Art + Design in New York Joe Cram Text size Visitors to Salon Art + Design at New York’s Park Avenue Armory later this month will see increasingly contemporary decor, furniture and fine art among vintage … Read more

The London sales show the unabated strength of the art market

of Gerhard Richter 192 colors, 1966, at London’s Sotheby’s gallery ahead of Friday’s contemporary art auction. The painting sold for £18.3 million, including fees. Getty Images for Sotheby’s Text size Auctioneers chased artworks at back-to-back auctions at Phillips and Sotheby’s in London on Friday amid currency volatility and economic uncertainty that did not appear to … Read more

Fixing the health insurance “problem” expands more affordable coverage for families

The Biden administration announced a regulatory fix Tuesday that will make health insurance more affordable for many people with expensive job-based coverage. The final rule issued by the Treasury Department addresses the “family problem,” which for years has made financial assistance from the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace unavailable to many people who need it because … Read more

Health experts alarmed by President Biden’s view that pandemic is over: ‘Hell no – not even close’

Health experts reacted with dismay Monday to President Joe Biden’s claim that the pandemic is over in an interview with “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday. “We still have a problem with COVID. We are still working on it a lot. … But the pandemic is over,” Biden told CBS News correspondent Scott Pelley. “If you … Read more

Should your small business get a loan to cover the rising costs of inflation? This may help you decide.

Small business owners have spent years trying to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and now inflation has thrown a wrench in the recovery’s progress. Four in five businesses report that rising prices have had a significant impact on their operations, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Index for the … Read more

Almost everyone fails the investment literacy test

Are you ready for today’s retirement investing pop quiz? Which of the major asset classes is most correlated with inflation, performing better when inflation is higher and worse when it is lower? I bet you answered gold or maybe commodities in general. And you are not wrong, undefined you focus on the correlation of short-term … Read more