If you had purchased $1,000.00 of AIG stock one year ago, it would now be worth $49.00.
With Fannie Mae, you would have $16.50 left of the original $1,000.
With Bear Stearns, you would have less than $5.00 left.
If you had purchased $1,000.00 of Freddie Mac stock you would have $49.00 left.
If you had purchased Lehman Bros., you would have nothing left.
But, if you had purchased $1,000.00 worth of beer one year ago, drank all the beer, then turned in
the cans for recycling, you would have $214.
Based on the above, the best current investment advice is to drink heavily and recycle.
This is calleTd the 401-Keg Plan.