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GFD Complete Histories – Kentucky Fried Chicken

GFD Complete Histories – Kentucky Fried Chicken

Some stocks have made incredible moves, rewarding investors immensely. In many cases, the most important part of the stock’s performance came before the company listed on the NYSE, not after. A good example of this is Kentucky Fried Chicken Corp (KFC). Kentucky Fried...

GFD Complete Histories – Xerox

GFD Complete Histories – Xerox

Some stocks have made incredible moves, rewarding investors immensely. In many cases, the most important part of the stock’s performance came before the company listed on the NYSE, not after. A good example of this is Xerox. PreviousNext If you were to rely upon other...

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World War 1 and Global Stock Markets

World War 1 and Global Stock Markets

This month the world is marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I which officially ended at 11 am on November 11, 1918.  Few people, however, have talked about the impact of the Great War on financial markets, both during and after the war was over....

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A Billion Dollars Just Ain’t What It Used to Be

A Billion Dollars Just Ain’t What It Used to Be

There are several people who have lost over $1 billion in the markets, with two people, Bruno Iksil and Howie Hubler alleged to have lost $9 billion, but I know of only one person who managed to lose over $1 billion twice.  The winner of this award is Nelson Bunker...

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The Company That Paid Dividends in Bars of Gold and Silver

The Company That Paid Dividends in Bars of Gold and Silver

We recently wrote a blog on Tom Moore’s Distillery which along with Park and Tilford and the National Distillers Products Corp. paid dividends in whiskey to their shareholders. Companies are not required to pay out cash dividends, and they can pay out in-kind...

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