Chicken stock

Andy Warhol—who along with being a painter of soup cans was a volunteer at soup kitchens—would doubtless be pleased.

Campbell Soup Co. was the only stock in the S&P 500 that escaped yesterday’s historic sell-off. That’s right: 499 fell, and just one rose.

Could there be a clearer metaphor for Americans refocusing on the basics after a decade of greed and excess?

from “Goodbye 1 Billion Salary Hello Campbell Soup,” by Henry Blodget, Yahoo! Finance, 30 September 2008 :: via The .plan

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