The Dow Jones Industrials just closed down 680 points for the day. The index has lost 39 percent of its value in the past year.

Beleaguered investors may want to check out today’s New York Times Home section, which reported on a new line of mattresses – mattresses which have heavy-duty steel safes hidden inside. I am not making this up. You can read for yourself by clicking here.

For people with money invested in the stock market, a mattress is starting to look pretty good.