Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Liquid Assets

If you had purchased $1,000 of shares in Delta Airlines one year ago, you will have $49.00 today.

If you had purchased $1,000 of shares in AIG one year ago, you will have $33.00 today.

If you had purchased $1,000 of shares in Lehman Brothers one year ago, you will have $0.00 today.

But, if you had purchased $1,000 worth of beer one year ago, drank all the beer, then turned in the aluminum cans for recycling refund, you will have received a $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!

Now this will make an American feel a little bit better about life!
Tags: American, Delta Airlines, AIG, Lehman Brothers, Beer, Funny, Humour, 401-Keg

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5 Comments:

Anonymous cazzycazz said...

Haha, i sold/recycled my Nescafe cans for RM19.65 last Sunday. Not bad huh?

08 October, 2008 10:37  
Blogger foongpc said...

Haha! That's funny! So we should just drink more beer and we'll make more money than investing in AIG shares!
However, on a serious note, drinking too much beer will ultimately destroy the liver, so in the end we may have to fork out $$$ to treat the liver. With medical cost at a all time high, it's not a good idea by any means : )

08 October, 2008 12:11  
Blogger Akira said...

muahaha...
ONE HELL of an alternative way to invest other than shares and properties.

Having said this, have you got any empty alu cans at home?

08 October, 2008 13:02  
Blogger Daniel Ng said...

Wahaha!

Thanks for the "investment" tips, now i and my drinking buddies will have more excuses to drink & party...

No wonder market are so down but the drinking places still crowded...

Good one!

08 October, 2008 18:40  
Blogger Johnny Ong said...

cazzy - rm19.65, that must be lots of it

foong - yeah, medical part was not highlighted ..... so drink at yr own risk

akira - as for how i recycle, i usually pass all my newspapers and any other recyclable stuff to church as they have a big bin for that purpose

daniel - when i pass by those pubs, true enuf that they are still pack

09 October, 2008 22:44  

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