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convertible shares: Original post by Eric Feigenbaum of Demand Media Not all stock is created equal. When companies go public, founders usually create several classes of stock -- some aimed to yield higher share prices and others to ensure founders retain control of their company. Before purchasing a company, investors should research the types of shares a company has issued along with the rights and benefits that go…

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