So, it seems Americans are a a collective field of geniuses, when it comes to spending money. We are also geniuses at justifying that spent money. From ksdk.com (St. Louis’ local NBC affiliate), here are the details.
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 22: A South Korean banker carries US dollar bank notes at the Korea Exchange bank on February 22, 2005 in Seoul, South Korea. The South Korean won jumped to its highest intraday level in more than seven years in domestic trade on Tuesday, boosted by strong foreign equity buying and exporter deals. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)