Winning a bid at an auction portends fair treatment in your business endeavors. It also shows that you feel confident about the value of something (symbolized by what you bid on). This item can represent anything from a personal characteristic to a person.
Exchanging money at an auction foretells plenty and luck.
Losing a bid can signify the loss of something (or someone) important in real life. Examples include an object that you treasured, a personal conviction that gets impeded, or a vision or goal being waylaid.