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What Can You Buy for $1 These Days?

They say $1 ain't what it used to be, and they're right. But the humble $1 bill can still get you plenty. Here are 21 possibilities.

U.S. Banks and the Tokyo Drift

A nation reeling from popped real estate and financial collapse mopes through a recession, its president urging calm. Just what country are we talking about?

Sinking Dollar: This Time on Purpose

The Fed wants to keep the inflation rate up around 2%, because their efforts to boost the economy only get traction when they can push interest rates well below the inflation rate.