Inside 'POSH': An Exclusive Gumtree For Wall Streeters

What classifieds does Wall Street use to shift luxury goods? Flip anything for some serious cash with Bloomberg's 'POSH'...
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Bloomberg is one of the biggest financial companies in the world, providing media, data and software services to most of the world's markets. To facilitate a lot of it, they distribute a tool called a a Bloomberg Terminal, a workhorse that provides super accurate data and news straight from the markets. Costing around US$30,000 a year, it's plethora of features is essential for the day to day work of those on Wall Street. Stock quotes, financial analysis and an instant messenger are all included, accompanied by a lesser know function appropriately named 'POSH'.

It basically operates as a classifieds listing services exclusive to Bloomberg Terminal users, akin to something like Gumtree or Craigslist. But instead of second hand couches or scalped concert tickets, 'POSH' sells whatever a high-powered Wall Streeter needs to sell and as you'd expect, the items often reflect their extravagant lifestyle.

Below are a few current listings that will blow your mind, a ridiculous compilation of stereotypical wealth. It's bloody awesome.

An Italian Castle 

Price: €16,500,000 ($A24,923,175)

Located in the province of Calabria, this 'medieval castle in the mountains' has spectacular views of the sea, a pool, olive orchard, vineyard, and even a working dairy farm with 30 cows on 100 acres (40 hectares) of land.

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An Original Picasso

Price: $US100,000 ($A128,766)

Cop a classic 1962 Picasso for your living room, part of a set of 50 dedicated to his wife Yves.

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2012 Ferrari California 

Price: £109,995 ($A185,116)

This is a pretty good scoop, especially considering the starting price of the company's 'entry-level' car is usually $US198,000 ($A254,957 plus whatever godforsaken luxury car tax is tacked on). This 2012 model, in classic red, has just 12,000 kilometres under its hood and is cheap as chips.

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Art By Banksy 

Price: £10,000 ($A16,829)

Even people in finance are obsessed with the anonymous artist's work, with this unconfirmed original 70x50cm Banksy CND Soldiers unsigned screen print up for grabs.

Lehman Brothers Souvenirs 

Price: £1,800 ($A3029)

More ironic than epic, you can purchase a 15x2cm 'Flow Credit Trading' sign from the former Lehman Brothers office to bless any of your future transactions with some 2008 luck.

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1966 Playboy Cover 

Price: £1,000 ($A1,683)

This collectible cover from a 1966 issue of Playboy was posted earlier this week after Hugh Hefner's death. The seller says the 63.5cm print is two of 100 and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Louis Vuitton x Supreme Wallet 

Price: $US1,750 ($A2,253)

Buy a piece from the sold out collaboration, a great way to store your leftover money after dropping nearly $2,300 on a wallet.

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