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Subject:  Re: Tales from the trenches Date:  3/5/2009  4:39 PM
Author:  synchronicityII Number:  104971 of 123001

That's a good one.

FWIW, I have a friend who has AT&T stock that was first purchased somewhere in the early 1960's. Of course he held on to it, although (thank god!) he did not reinvest the dividends.

So, back when Vodafone acquired Airtouch for stock and cash (I believe those were the companies, all I remember was that it was a taxable to the extent of boot transaction, I posted it on the boards in a couple of places including those old st