boy you kids are sensitive.....so tango tell us why npk  lost 2/3 market value if its so safe????  Tell me why the World Bank would bank aaa if it was a waste of money......aaa has lost 1/2 its market value in same period npk lost 2/3.....look aaa has flat lined for a long time.....by the way i am not pumping anything....at no time do i say buy aaa....i just posted the similarities.....the analysts are similar and some are the same analyst on both and they are almost duplicated in buys and holds.....it seems you cant explain anything other than attack someone who owns both and posts reasons.....not really good investment climate on this board....no real reason for your objections