Asa Candler made one of the coolest bets in history. Plopping $2,300 on
Today the drinks empire sports a market cap of $182 billion.
When Candler began purchasing control of
When he sold the company in 1919, it was worth $25 million, or $342 million in today's money.
The enterprise he built eventually had a stock surge in the 1988-98 decade of almost 2,000%.
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