Forbes Celebrity 100
March 5, 2001 10:40 AM   Subscribe

Forbes Celebrity 100 Why can't people become commodities? Invest in Julia Roberts, because she has future growth potential, sell GWB because his earnings have peaked, rate Clinton neutral until his latest scandal is over...
posted by owillis (6 comments total)
Well, David Bowie has already floated himself on the stock market, and apparently Pavarotti has done the same.
posted by argybarg at 11:09 AM on March 5, 2001

Anyone want to try and explain Michael Schumacher at No. 15 in the power rankings!?!?!?!
posted by darren at 11:19 AM on March 5, 2001

Darren, if you make more money than Steven Spielberg and get more press than Stephen King, they HAVE to list you. It's a rule or something.
posted by dhartung at 1:15 PM on March 5, 2001

But would anyone buy shares in some of the Blogger a-listers? Or would you buy a few shares of that kid down the street who seems to be so smart?
posted by owillis at 4:45 PM on March 5, 2001

Not for real, but you can buy shares in Julia and other movie stars at the Hollywood Stock Exchange.
posted by rklawler at 7:33 PM on March 5, 2001

HSX is fun, but would be neat to buy and sell everybody. But maybe that's the capitalist in me speaking...
posted by owillis at 9:59 PM on March 5, 2001

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