At one time they had even taken a pledge not to sell any of their stock to outsiders.
After the victory over Dolbear, the Bell stock went soaring skywards; and the higher it went, the greater were the number of infringers and blowers of stock bubbles.
Drawbaugh's defeat sent the Bell stock up once more, and brought on a Xerxes' army of opposition which called itself the "Overland Company.
It was a bold and desperate move, and enabled the promoters of paper companies to sell stock for several years longer.
Stock companies whose paper capital totalled more than $500,000,000 were organized to break it down; and from first to last the success of the telephone was based much less upon the monopoly of patents than upon the building up of a well organized business.
The supposed aboriginal stocks
must all have been rock-pigeons, that is, not breeding or willingly perching on trees.
My stock was but low, as well as his; and we rather planted for food than anything else, for about two years.
This was a fair proposal, it must be confessed, had it been made to any one that had not had a settlement and a plantation of his own to look after, which was in a fair way of coming to be very considerable, and with a good stock upon it; but for me, that was thus entered and established, and had nothing to do but to go on as I had begun, for three or four years more, and to have sent for the other hundred pounds from England; and who in that time, and with that little addition, could scarce have failed of being worth three or four thousand pounds sterling, and that increasing too - for me to think of such a voyage was the most preposterous thing that ever man in such circumstances could be guilty of.
I told him my circumstances at large: that I was a widow come over from American, perfectly desolate and friendless; that I had a little money, and but a little, and was almost distracted for fear of losing it, having no friend in the world to trust with the management of it; that I was going into the north of England to live cheap, that my stock
might not waste; that I would willingly lodge my money in the bank, but that I durst not carry the bills about me, and the like, as above; and how to correspond about it, or with whom, I knew not.
It's only talking, when all is said and done, and if she talks of me in the stocks
, why I can talk of her in the stocks
, which is a good deal funnier if we come to that.
By changing this measurement date, the value of the acquirer stock
is known and, thus, the measurement can be determined with certainty.
of those who could invest their 401(k) in company stock
had half or more of their plan assets invested in this way.
Foremost was a new Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) accounting rule that imposes an explicit recognition of stock
While share-based payment arrangements include stock
options, restricted and unrestricted stock
, share appreciation rights and employee stock
purchase plans, this article focuses on accounting for stock
By many accounts, he was a hard-working man and not particularly greedy, yet his handling of RCA's stock
was called "undoubtedly the most spectacular stock
manipulation of the [1920s]" by a historian.