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Beer vs. Stock Market Situation

(With the current market crisis, this puts a friendly spin on things..)

If you had purchased $1,000 of shares in Delta Airlines one year ago, you would have $49.00 today. If you had purchased $1,000 of shares in AIG one year ago, you would have $33.00 today. If you had purchased $1,000 of shares in Lehman Brothers one year ago, you would have $0.00 today. But, if you had purchased $1,000 worth of beer one year ago, drank all the beer, and then turned in the aluminum cans for recycling refund, you would have received $214.00.

Based on the above, the best current investment plan is to drink heavily & recycle. It is called the 401-Keg. A recent study found that the average American walks about 900 miles a year. Another study found that Americans drink, on average, 22 gallons of alcohol a year. That means that, on average, Americans get about 41 miles to the gallon! Makes you proud to be an American!

  • http://www.econpolicy.com Buddy Kilpatrick

    I did some analysis for The New Brewer a number of years ago that shows beer sales increase in a recession. So maybe it’s time to invest in breweries. Or at least more beer.

    Buddy K

  • http://2Beerguys.com Sean

    I agree. Once I locate some of the beer sales stats, I will post them.

    Sean
    2Beerguys.com

    Drink Craft Beer, You’ve Earned It!!!

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