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Help in converting currencies
By Chuck Myers
McClatchy-Tribune News Service
How much are your dollars worth in another country?
The Web can provide a very quick answer.
If you're interested with dabbling in the currency-exchange markets or planning travel for a business or leisure, the following sites offer the latest exchange rates for the U.S. dollar against a range of foreign currencies.
Bloomberg: Provides foreign exchange calculations for more than 200 currencies. www.bloomberg.com/invest//calculators/currency.html
Concierge. com: Proffers a simple three-step currency converter for global currencies. concierge.com/tools/currency
GoCurrency. com: Features a calculator that offers not only exchange-rate amounts, but also a four-week rate trend graph for the currency purchased. gocurrency.com
Oanda. com: Select the currency you have and convert it into the currency you want, by amount. oanda.com/converter/classic
XE. com: Offers easy-to-use converter widget with up-to-the-minute rates. xe.com/ucc
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