Oddly Enough

Tea with Greenspan a bargain at $11,000

Former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan speaks at the Per Jacobsson Foundation Lecture on the "Balance of Payments Imbalances" at the International Financial Corporation in Washington October 21, 2007. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

NEW YORK (Reuters) - How would you like a film role with Johnny Depp, tea with Alan Greenspan or tennis lessons from Andre Agassi?

It’s all up for sale in an online auction to benefit the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial, a human rights advocacy group.

Tea with Greenspan and his wife, NBC correspondent Andrea Mitchell, was going for $11,000, according to the Web site here. Bidding ends on May 7.

Last year tea with Greenspan went for $45,000, promoters of the event said. No word on whether the winner received investment tips.

By comparison, a phone call with personal finance guru Suze Orman was going for $450. VIP tickets to Jim Cramer’s “Mad Money” show on CNBC had a price of $4,200.

A walk-on role with Depp in the film “Public Enemies” had a price of $32,000 and the highest bid for a tennis lesson with Andre Agassi stood at $70,000, with the next minimum bid set at $75,000.

Other mementos of and meetings with celebrities, journalists and politicians were up for sale.

Reporting by Daniel Trotta, Editing by Sandra Maler