NEWS IN BRIEF
- Optimal Auctioning and Ordering in an Infinite Horizon Inventory-Pricing System. Van Ryzin, Garrett; Vulcano, Gustavo // Operations Research;May/Jun2004, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p346
We consider a joint inventory-pricing problem in which buyers act strategically and bid for units of a firm's product over an infinite horizon. The number of bidders in each period as well as the individual bidders valuations are random but stationary over time. There is a holding cost for...
- IS AN ONSITE AUCTION FOR YOU...? // Dealernews;May2014, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p40
The article offers information on the considerations motorcycle dealers must understand whether on-site auctions would benefit its dealership in terms of inventory, timing, expectations, market area, and staff time and training.
- Tight inventories reshape auction industry. Sawyers, Arlena // Automotive News;8/29/2011, Vol. 86 Issue 6479, p16
The article focuses on the automobile auction industry and reports that Jim Hallett, chief executive officer (CEO) at KAR Auction Services Inc. has said that the business conditions in the industry are difficult because of low inventory of used cars available of auction.
- NEWS IN BRIEF. Albanese, Elizabeth; Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;5/8/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31631, p2
Presents news briefs related to the securities industry in the U.S. as of May 8, 2003. Approval to a general obligation bond question by Denver voters; Rise in inventories of merchant wholesalers in March 2003; Auction of five-year notes by the Treasury.
- Auction company packing up Winona. Murphy, Tom // Indianapolis Business Journal;3/7/2005, Vol. 25 Issue 53, p3
Reports on the auction of the remaining equipment of Winona Memorial Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Inventory of the items for auction; Search for interested buyers; Payment for the building maintenance.
- Tax reliefs likely. // Energy Caribbean;2009, Issue 41, p1
The article focuses on the taxation of the five new blocks to be offered for auction by the ministry of energy and energy industries (MEEI) in Trinidad and Tobago to international petroleum companies under production sharing contracts (PSCs). Under the PSC system, companies paid petroleum...
- Treasury 4-Weeks Go at 3.320% High. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;9/14/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32217, p2
Reports on the auction of eight billion dollar of four-week bills at a 3.320 percent high yield by the Department of the Treasury in the U.S.
- Politicians, governed versus non-governed interest groups and rent dissipation. Epstein, Gil; Mealem, Yosef // Theory & Decision;Jul2015, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p133
Government intervention often gives rise to contests and the government can influence their outcome by choosing their type. We consider a contest with two interest groups: one that is governed by a central planner and one that is not. Rent dissipation is compared under two well-known contest...
- Avoiding the Paper Chase. Lawrence, Lee // Art & Antiques;Summer2004, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p44
Entering data into an inventory or catalog is not as much fun as finding items for a collection. In 1986, woodturnings collection totaled 30 pieces which made them set up a database, when a question arises about a particular work, they can call up a record, complete with anecdotes about its...