Article from today's CNN Money page.
The Onion article from 2000.
Another Onion Flashback - Man, I remember back when this was funny. How I long for the more innocent days of 2000 (or as we used to call it, 'Y2K'). This was the time when you could smoke in bars, gas cost only $2 per gallon, terrorists were the crazy right-wing rednecks, and boy-bands roamed the Earth. Ah, it seem like only yesterday.