only the clueless would say this...greenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
I'll let you interrept whatever this group is trying to say here.
The Y2K Food Stock Index
Friday, May 28, 1999
Should you start eating that carton of canned corned beef?
Fixes for the Y2K bug have started to get implemented, cooling fears of an end to civilization faster than a leftover pot of beans. If Y2K fears have any correlation with canned-food stocks that consumers were told to horde, it's turning into a bear market.
STOCK PRODUCTS EXCHANGE PRICE MARCH CHANGE
Campbell Soup CO Soups NYSE 41.75(U.S.).45.13 -3.38
Diageo PLC Green Giant London.686 pence 675 +11
H.J. Heinz Co beans and NYSE 47.75(U.S.).53.94 -6.19
Maple Leaf Foods vegetables, peanut TSE 13.35 13.40 -0.05
butter and fruits (Canadian)
Nestli SA Carnation tinned Zurich.26.60 26.65 +.05
and dried milk (Swiss francs)
-- y2k dave (firstname.lastname@example.org), May 29, 1999
With the limited amount of GIs that are preparing they should check out the futures market on rice,beans,and 5gal.pails, not campbells soup and ketsup!!
-- David Butts (email@example.com), May 29, 1999.