The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

2 May 2008

You win some, you lose some

Oklahoma City, says Forbes, is right now the most "recession-proof" town in the land:

Did someone say something about a recession? With falling unemployment, one of the strongest housing markets in the country, and strong growth in agriculture, energy and manufacturing, Oklahoma City might not have received the recession memo, and it looks best positioned of the nation's metropolitan areas to ride out the current crisis. Booming valuations of Oklahoma City's largest companies, like Devon Energy and Chesapeake Energy, suggest the energy sector is the right place to be.

On the other hand,