I'll admit it - a few weeks ago, I bought a $1 scratch ticket. I thought, "Why not?" I ended up winning $7, and proudly announced the news to the Minyanville staff. Kevin Depew jokingly acknowledged that I had greatly outperformed the S&P with my little "investment."
And then an idea was born. With the market in the shape that it's in, which is the better investment? Scratch tickets or the S&P?