The world's first publicly traded person

Apr 15, 2021
In 2008, Mike Merrill started selling shares of himself for $1 each. How's his stock doing now?
In 2008, Mike Merrill started selling shares of himself for $1 each.
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S&P 500 companies make fewer election-related donations, survey shows

Oct 4, 2018
The companies that still donate are also becoming more transparent.
"If you don't have positive momentum ... contributors might not like your campaign," says consultant Bill Burges about political donations.
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