After Apple and Tesla announced stock splits, many people have been speculating about which large company will be next. Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been at the top of the list of possible options, and for many would-be investors who feel priced out by the stock's approximately $3,100 per-share cost, a split would be very welcome. Traditionally, brokers required those who wanted to invest in Amazon or any other company to buy at least one full share.
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The judge also dismissed a defamation counterclaim by the former employee. In a decision on Thursday, Chief Judge Miranda Du of the federal court in Reno, Nevada said Tesla failed to show that Martin Tripp's disclosure of confidential information caused a $167 million decline in the electric car maker's market value.