Special Deal On Internet Stocks

from the come-and-get-'em dept

A retail chain in Southern California put an ad in the paper as a joke that offered 9 internet stocks for 99 cents and people took them seriously. Store clerks who didn’t know about the ad didn’t know what to do as a crowd of people came to the store demanding their internet stocks. Apparently, some of the customers didn’t even know what internet stocks were, but 9 for 99 cents seems like such a good deal they wanted in as well. The ad was apparently placed among other real special deals for the store. Of course, these days 9 stocks for 99 cents might be a ripoff.

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