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Fri February 17, 2012
Business

The Last Word In Business

Originally published on Fri February 17, 2012 7:34 am

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Let's go to a very different reality for one student. Our last word in business today: beyond opulent.

A New York City apartment recently changed hands for $88 million - a new record for the New York market. Of course, it does feature a wraparound terrace and an oval shaped bedroom. The Central Park West penthouse belonged to former Citigroup bigwig Sanford "Sandy" Weill. He sold it to a Russian fertilizer mogul, though it was actually purchased by a trust set-up for the Russian billionaire's 22-year-old daughter, who is still a college student.

And that's the business news from NPR News. This is MORNING EDITION.

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MONTAGNE: I'm Renee Montagne. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright National Public Radio.

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