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Baserunners and runs are at a premium against good pitching, and so it is important for an offense to be able to move baserunners by means other than base hits.
Strategy has moved from earnings growth driven by cost-oriented financial engineering to growth sustained by revenue increases and reinvestment that Wall Street tracks quarterly and share-owners value at a premium.
It argued that the "hypothetical buyer and seller" are both parties considered to have "reasonable knowledge of relevant facts." Therefore, both the "willing seller" and "willing buyer" would know that the block of shares being offered by the decedent would provide the margin of control for one of the other shareholders, and presumably, might negotiate a sale (at a premium) to either of these parties.