For the first time since 1976, the Canadian dollar has achieved parity with the American dollar. What are the factors behind the slide of American currency?
American $1 bills made of flimsy paper
Too many other nations going to night school and bettering their economies
Highly effective Visa commercials that paint cash in bad light
Only fitting tribute to Gerald Ford anybody could come up with
Currency traders starting to appreciate pictures on Canadian bills
Rampant abuse of retailers' "take a penny, leave a penny" jars
China finally collected them all