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Which Is More Valuable: The Opera or the NYSE?

May 17, 2012

Bloomberg's Betty Liu reports that since 1955, concert prices at the Metropolitan Opera House went up more than a seat on the New York Stock Exchange. At the Metropolitan Opera House, orchestra seats go for about $345, up almost 4,000 percent from the 1950's. The stock exchange seat was converted in 2006 to publicly traded shares and cash now valued at about $2.4 million, appreciating about 2,500 percent since the 1950s. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

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