'Barter Kings': How To Go From Grass Seed To An RV
- Using the power of good trading, Antonio and Steve were able to give their friend -- and fellow trading enthusiast Jerry -- a gift to remember. Certainly not the kind of...
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'Barter Kings' Series Premiere: Trading Up To A Boat
- On the series premiere of "Barter Kings" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on A&E) Steve McHugh used bartering to trade up from some Elvis Presley gold records worth $250 to a boat. How ...
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No cash, no problem for the entrepreneurs featured in this reality series. Focusing on the thriving subculture of cashless trading, "Barter Kings" follows Steve McHugh and Antonio Palazzola, "two of the best barterers in the business," says A&E Network, of trading up from low-value items to items worth thousands of dollars. Value is subjective, but the guys rely on their knowledge of current market prices, and they're not afraid to make multiple transactions in order to get their hands on what they really want. Steve's attempts, for instance, to find a speedboat for his family begins with trading some vintage Elvis memorabilia, while a used computer is Antonio's starting point to secure a pickup truck.