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6.5  BUY  The BUY action is an instruction to buy shares in another company (see 3.8). Enter the two-letter code for the company whose shares you want in the Who box and the price you're offering in the Price box. The number you enter in the Number box is added to the size of the shareholding you want in that company (ie. how many MORE shares you want compared to how many you asked for before).
If you only want to change the price you're offering then you can leave the Number box empty. If you want to buy at whatever price is current (at the time of the purchase, rather than the time of the action) then you can leave the Price box empty.
If your offer price is less than the current price of the shares then you won't buy any (but the order stays in place, as the share price may fall to the level you've set).
     Who By  Action Name  Commodity  Price      Number    Who
Format  [ CO ]  [ BUY ]    [ not used ]  [ Offer Price ] [ How Many ] [ Which Company ]

6.6  CASH  The CASH action makes a cash gift between two companies. Enter the two or three letter code for the company you're giving the money to in the Who box and the amount in the Number box. The limit in a single action is 1000.
     Who By  Action Name  Commodity  Price     Number   Who
Format  [ CO ]  [ CASH ]    [ not used ]  [ not used ]  [ Amount ]  [ Which Company ]

6.7  DISCOUNT  The DISCOUNT action sets the price for selling a given commodity (see 3.5). Enter the two-letter code for the commodity in the Commodity box and the discount you want to offer in the Price box. The maximum allowed is 9. The discount is subtracted from the current commodity price when you're trying to sell that commodity (see 6.22 for the STOCK action). When the supply of a commodity offered for sale is more than the demand then whoever offers the best (biggest) discount makes the sale.
     Who By  Action Name   Commodity  Price     Number    Who
Format  [ CO ]  [ DISCOUNT ]  [ Which ]   [ Discount ]  [ not used ]  [ not used ]

6.8  DIVIDEND  The DIVIDEND action decides what proportion of the quarterly profits of the company will be paid as dividends (see 4.5). Enter the percentage dividend (a value from 0 to 100) in the Number box.
     Who By  Action Name   Commodity  Price     Number     Who
Format  [ CO ]  [ DIVIDEND ]  [ not used ]  [ not used ]  [ Percentage ]  [ not used ]

6.9  EXPORT  The EXPORT action changes the export product for the company (see 3.4 and 3.7). Enter the two-letter code for the commodity in the Commodity box and the number to be exported in the Number box (the maximum allowed is 999, but that will be more than you can manage). If you want to stop exporting, then order an export (of anything) with zero in the Number box.
The cost of setting up a new export is the number to be exported times the starting price of the commodity. If the company already has an export order in place then it gets back half the setting-up cost of the old order.
     Who By  Action Name  Commodity  Price     Number    Who
Format  [ CO ]  [ EXPORT ]  [ Which ]   [ not used ]  [ How Many ] [ not used ]
Note: Exports don't take stock levels into account. If you export something you also want to keep in stock then it's easy to mess up.