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  • bistaligna bistaligna Jul 15, 2012 5:00 PM Flag

    How it all started. The year was 1887

    and SUMMURRAY got the idea for A and B. Living on a large piece of land the kids would come around to play. He offered his field to play under his conditions. Since he owned the only bats and had two balls he told the kids if they wanted to play it would be under his rules. They said ok and SUMMURRAY picked the BEST athletes for his TEAM to be known as the "A TEAM" and the remainder of the girls would be known as the "B TEAM". The A TEAM called all the shots needless to say they were SUMMURRAY'S calls and the B TEAM just tagged along.

    While this might sound rediculous to you that's how the A and B shares came to be and remain that way today. The A TEAM PRINTS UP STOCK OPTIONS WHICH LEADS TO MUCHO MUCHO GREENBACKS AND THE B TEAM GETS 40 CENTS A SHARE TO BUY ALMOST NOTHING WHICH IS THEIR SAY IN THE COMPANY, NOTHING.


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