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Forget packed malls and big-box chain stores brimming with sleepy bargain hunters. This holiday season, a modest shopping phenomenon is brewing in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Barry Bonds' mansion in L.A., first offered at $25 million, is now listed for $23.5 million. The former San Francisco Giants slugger bought it in 2002 for $8.7 million. The 17,000-sq. ft. home and 2-story guesthouse sits on a 1.85-acre lot. It has Venetian plaster walls, a 12-person theater, and 2,100-sq. ft. sports court. The 30-ft. entryway ceiling has hand-painted Trompe L'oeil murals.
Mitsubishi is the latest in a long line of automakers to slash prices on an electric car, the unpronounceable, unfortunately named i-MiEV. The model is now the cheapest EV on the market, yet it’s still hard to imagine many drivers excitedly running out to buy one. Overall, American consumers are paying more for cars. The average price paid for a new light vehicle in November was $32,769, up 3% com
LONDON (Reuters) - Bob Diamond, the former boss of Barclays , is set to return to banking by listing a shell company in London in the next few weeks to invest in the African financial sector, a source familiar with the matter said.