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  •  I think they were buying companies (2+ / 0-)
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    yoduuuh do or do not, Visceral

    In order to shut them down.

    You know, buy the competition to get rid of it.



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    by splashy on Tue Dec 24, 2013 at 08:59:55 AM PST

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    •  Buying the competition (1+ / 0-)
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      bill warnick

      Just like the auto companies did with the trolley  companies in the early years.  100 years later, what went around is coming back.

      •  tha'ts kind of stupid (1+ / 0-)
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        Elwood Dowd

        because it has no barrier to entry for the next entrant.

        it's one thing for an Oil company to buy another as there are
        a limit on producing fields in a market.

        but in solar, it's like buying memory companies, the staff leave and start another one

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