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-- home-based ones to build a power base to capture global markets;
-- pincer ones - "One of the oldest techniques for capturing and protecting monopoly positions" by controlling related activities, then using them to consolidate and crush competition;
-- trading ones that rely on offshore suppliers, investing instead in marketing and strategic alliances for greater market share;
-- middleman ones to build power positions between producers and end users;
-- privatized public monopolies - the simplest, fastest way to create private ones;
-- leapfrog ones by repackaging old businesses in new technologies to escape government oversight;
-- futures ones so financiers can dominate trading markets for commodities, financial instruments and currencies, etc.;
-- respecting other monopolies so they'll respect yours; and
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