The following was sent to me today by a co-worker, so I don’t vouch for the numbers or examples (at all).
But, nevertheless, considering that we have enough sobering thoughts with this economy, I figured it’s not a bad idea to share a less-than-sober one, as well.
So, bottom’s up, and have a great weekend and have yourself a laugh …
If you had purchased $1,000 of Delta Air Lines stock one year ago you would have $49 left.
With Enron, you would have $16.50 left of the original $1,000.
With WorldCom, you would have less than $5 left.
But, if you had purchased $1,000 worth of beer one year ago, drank all of the beer, then turned in the cans for the
aluminum recycling refund, you would have $214 cash.
Based on the above, the best current investment advice is to drink heavily and recycle.
It’s called the 401-Keg.
Hmm … is Natty Lite publicly traded?