Financial news on March 01, 2019

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5 Ways to Value Your Collection, Whether It’s Fine Wine or Shrunken Heads

Collectible assets can be worth millions of dollars, but surges in the market can put desired items out of reach, while a collapse can wipe out speculators. Read more..

By PAUL SULLIVAN - The New York Times

At an HBO Premiere Party, the C.E.O.’s Seat Was Empty

The guests discuss Richard Plepler’s influence on the network behind “Game of Thrones” — and ponder what lies ahead as AT&T asserts control. Read more..

By JOHN KOBLIN and EDMUND LEE - The New York Times

EBay to Consider Selling StubHub in Peace Deal With Activist Hedge Funds

The online retailer said it would consider parting with the ticket-sales service and its classifieds business as part of a settlement with Elliott Management and Starboard Value. Read more..

By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED - The New York Times

Elon Musk Will Have to Contend With Tesla Short Sellers Again

It should soon be clear if Tesla is the profitable mass-market electric-car maker that Elon Musk has long promised. Read more..

By ANTONY CURRIE - The New York Times

Gap Plans to Spin Off Old Navy After a Dismal Year

Old Navy will become its own public company, while Gap will form another public company made up of its namesake label and its other brands like Banana Republic. Read more..

By SAPNA MAHESHWARI - The New York Times

Lyft’s I.P.O. Filing Reveals Nearly $1 Billion in Losses

The ride-sharing company unveiled the prospectus for its initial public offering. It leads a wave of well-known tech start-ups that plan to go public this year. Read more..

By KATE CONGER and MICHAEL J. de la MERCED - The New York Times

Shell May Face Charges in Netherlands Tied to Nigerian Oil Deal

The Dutch prosecutor’s office told Shell it was preparing criminal charges against the company over a $1.3 billion oil agreement in Nigeria in 2011. Read more..

By STANLEY REED - The New York Times

Southwest Airlines Sues Mechanics in Labor Dispute

The airline said its employees were wrongly grounding planes to increase their leverage in a protracted contract negotiation. Read more..

By ZACH WICHTER - The New York Times

The Week in Tech: How Can America Make the World Shun Huawei?

A global tech conference in Barcelona was the latest battleground for the White House campaign against the Chinese technology giant. Read more..

By ADAM SATARIANO - The New York Times

U.K. Government to Pay Eurotunnel £33 Million Over Brexit Contracts

Eurotunnel sued the Department for Transport over the handling of contracts to provide extra freight capacity. Read more..

By AMIE TSANG - The New York Times

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