Is this true?

  Bingalau 14:14 16 Feb 08
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Retirement Planning

If you had purchased $1000.00 of Nortel stock a few years ago, it
would now be worth $49.00.

With Enron, you would have had $16.50 left of the original
$1000.00.

With WorldCom, you would have had less than $5.00 left.

If you had purchased $1000 of Delta Air Lines stock you would
have $49.00 left.

But, if you had purchased $1,000.00 worth of beer/wine one year
ago, drank all the beer/wine, then turned in the cans/bottles
for the aluminium recycling REFUND, you would have had $214.00.

Based on the above, the best current investment advice is to
Drink heavily and recycle.

  DieSse 15:03 16 Feb 08

"Is this true?"

Truth is merely an aspect of reality.

  Blackhat 15:16 16 Feb 08

'Truth is merely an aspect of reality'

Reality is an illusion caused by the lack of alcohol.

  Macscouse 00:10 17 Feb 08

Dats my boy! Where do I sign up?

  Miros 06:55 17 Feb 08

Thought mine was going down the toilet now you tell me it's gone in the BIN?

Funy old world!!

  Forum Editor 08:58 17 Feb 08

What is certainly true is that if you're a pensioner in Canada you probably check the Nortel stock price religiously, every day.

Lots of Canadian pension fund managers invested heavily in Nortel, back in the good old days when the price was riding high. Things did change quite dramatically for Nortel, but the company is still there, fighting a recovery battle.

  crosstrainer 09:21 17 Feb 08

I'm glad you have confirmed it.....Will now dispose of all investments, and put all funds into aforementioned wines / beers etc
:)

  johndrew 10:31 17 Feb 08

And will put the wines / beers etc?????

Hopefully in a safe place to stop any evaporation!!!!

  crosstrainer 12:59 17 Feb 08

A Very safe place.....In me! :)

  lisa02 13:16 17 Feb 08

I live down the road from one of Nortel's sites.

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