THE ALL-OVER-THE-MAP STOCK PORTFOLIO
We put together a mythical stock portfolio composed of 10 companies that share the names of cities, and invested $500 imaginary bucks in each. Here’s an update on how they’ve done since October.

"City” stock
Price on December 1, 2003
Percentage changed since October 15, 2003

Scientific Atlanta (SFA)
$28.07
9% Decrease

Boise Cascade (BCC)
$31.21
12% Increase

Boston Beer Company (SAM)
$18.83
16% Increase

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNI)
$30.32
4% Increase

Cincinnati Financial (CINF)
$41.42
2% Increase

El Paso Energy (EP)
$6.64
8% Increase

Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG)
$56.76
6% Decrease

Hershey Foods (HSY)
$78.49
6% Increase

New York Times (NYT)
$45.96
6% Increase

University of Phoenix Online (UOPX)
$74.35
7% Increase