[Quotation edited. As stated in the forum rules: "Please keep copyright restrictions in mind and reproduce only materials that qualify under fair use and limit your quotation to the minimum necessary to make your point." -admin LadyGeek]Now selling at the checkout counter: breath mints, hand sanitizer and…$25 of Berkshire Hathaway stock?
In a new twist on the bustling gift-card business, retailers such as Kmart and Office Depot this week are starting to roll out cards that give the recipients small amounts of stock in some of the country’s best-known companies. The cards will be available ahead of the holiday shopping season at other retailers, including Safeway Inc., Toys “R” Us and Lowe’s Cos.
I always like the Bogleheads take on things.