British Pound Breaks Through $2

Apr 17th, 2007, 08:56 AM
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British Pound Breaks Through $2

Here's hoping all you-all from the UK bring your pounds to the U.S. We'd love to have you come visit this Summer.

http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/070417/britain_pound.html?.v=14
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Apr 17th, 2007, 09:07 AM
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The pound is stable for quite some time now, as are most other major currencies. Strange , maybe there's something wrong with the USD?
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Apr 17th, 2007, 09:41 AM
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It all depends!Vacations in Europe are going to cost more for USA travellers. European travellers to the USA will need less money! One great idea is now in play; USA debts actually are becoming easier to pay! There is no problem with money value in the USA. A cloud may be the hint of inflation. This is the year for Americans to travel internally. Compare USA hotel prices with EU ones.
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Apr 17th, 2007, 09:57 AM
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So your UK airport ransom is $80 today - enough to pay for a train to Paris so you can fly home from there.

Sounds to me like a "free" trip to The City of Light! (Makes one wonder if the Tories considered the Law of Unintended Consequences.)
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Apr 17th, 2007, 10:07 AM
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Sadly we haven't had a Tory governement for 10 years old chap - the current rabble are Labour.
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Apr 17th, 2007, 10:26 AM
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Yet the tourists still flood into London...
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Apr 17th, 2007, 10:27 AM
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Getcher news while it's hot: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/6438685.stm
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Apr 17th, 2007, 10:28 AM
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So what's good to buy in NY - assuming I can find a cheap ticket?
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Apr 17th, 2007, 10:29 AM
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AF - you walked into that one!
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Apr 17th, 2007, 10:59 AM
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On a two-hour trip to the US yesterday I bought a watch for $10 at 3.05 pm, having left mine at home while rushing to catch the train.

It stopped working at 10.55pm.
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Apr 17th, 2007, 11:42 AM
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But it'll still be right twice a day.
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Apr 17th, 2007, 09:57 PM
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it was $2.80 when i first went to England.
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Apr 17th, 2007, 11:04 PM
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it was $2.80 when i first went to England.

What? The watch or the British Pound?
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