August 31, 2010

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Investors Head for Bunkers, Driving Up ‘Shelter Shares’. “Amid the market tumult, a handful of stocks have seen their share prices ratchet up to record highs in recent weeks. And many of them are connected by a curious, if disconcerting, thread: Between them, they provide an investor with essentials for any respectable fallout shelter—makers of bottled water, canned goods, dehydrated broth, gas masks and auxiliary generators.”

This whole Era of Hope And Change isn’t really living up to the promises . . . .