March 1, 2013 - In a Saturday Night Live skit from several years ago, a TV pitchman played by Chris Parnell claims to have the solution for a couple (played by Steve Martin and Amy Poehler) stressed out by credit card debt. "I developed this unique new program for managing your debt," he says, handing Poehler a booklet. "It's called: "Don't Buy Stuff You CANNOT Afford."
An art forger and his three accomplices, who made at least 10 million euros ($14 million) by selling oil paintings they falsely attributed to famous artists, were today sentenced to a total of 15 years in prison by a court in Cologne.
Federal Reserve efforts to boost liquidity in the banking system haven’t shown proof of helping the economy and are punishing savers, Alleghany Corp. Chief Executive Officer Weston Hicks wrote to shareholders.