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What Two Unlikely Art Collectors Can Teach You About Investing

Herb and Dorothy Vogel never earned much money, but together, they amassed them one of the most significant modern art collections in the country. Now, you can't replicate the Vogel's genius, but you could learn from them -- because the rules they followed apply just as well in the investment world as the art world.

Mike Wolfe on How American Pickers Became a Hit

In a Q&A, Wolfe (pictured, left) recounts how he came to be the creator and star of The History Channel show, and he provides some behind-the-scenes glimpses into the life of a collector always hunting the next big find. Also, he recalls finding his "holy grail" in a barn near Philadelphia.

LeBron Lags Kobe, Michael in Sports Memorabilia Game

When someone recently asked basketball great Michael Jordan, arguably the greatest player in NBA history, whom he thought was better -- LeBron James or Kobe Bryant -- he blurted out "Kobe." Based on what people pay for their sports memorabilia, it appears collectors would tend to agree.