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# Euro/US Dollar currency conversion formula

May 30th, 2008, 03:10 PM
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Euro/US Dollar currency conversion formula

What is the formula to convert Euro to US Dollar? What is current exchange rate? I know it's not good)
May 30th, 2008, 03:12 PM
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Today €1 = approx \$1.55
May 30th, 2008, 03:31 PM
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Here are links to 2 sites that give currency conversion rates.

http://www.xe.com/ucc/

http://www.oanda.com/
May 30th, 2008, 03:38 PM
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you can also enter a google search and it'll do the math for you.

"75 euro in usd" gives the answer

75 Euros = 116.5875 U.S. dollars

May 30th, 2008, 05:01 PM
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I found a good site after I posted my question called i Google. Very simple.

Ok, this probably a "dah" question, but what percentage to you put in calculator? I just bought a currency convertor and it asks for the countries rate. Please explain...

May 30th, 2008, 05:11 PM
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Help us out katiekate. What are you trying to figure out?

As janisj said the conversion rate is about 1.5. (I've round off for simplicity sake). Take whatever price you see in euros and add one half to get you the price in dollars.

If you see something for 2 Euros, add 1/2 of that and you'll get the price is \$3.

3.95 euros, round up to 4, add 1/2 (2), and you get \$6.
May 30th, 2008, 07:06 PM
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Math never was my strong suit. ;>) Thanks for helping me out.
May 30th, 2008, 07:08 PM
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Just looked at my previous post... not sure how I came up with that lovely creature!!
May 30th, 2008, 07:30 PM
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May 31st, 2008, 04:32 AM
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The Oanda site has a currency cheat sheet that you can print and take with you. There's a link for it on the left side of their home page.
May 31st, 2008, 03:33 PM
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Excellent site Adrienne. Found the rate .6429 I needed for my new currency convertor. thanks
Nov 13th, 2008, 01:05 PM
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The USD is still very weak, but has started to gain strength after the presidential elections. It was EUR 1 = USD 1.59 in 4/2008 and is now EUR 1 = USD 1.28 . Still a far cry from EUR 1 = USD 0.97 in 2002.

Will we see a return to EUR 1 = USD 1 ?

More difficult to interpret is the GBP. The GBP has been overvalued for quite some time, so has dropped pretty rapidly against the USD & EUR.
2007 GBP 1 = USD 2+
2007 GBP 1 = EUR 1.5

Today, expect :

GBP 1 = USD 1.49
GBP 1 = EUR 1.16

Will we see EUR 1 = GBP 1 ?

Peter
Nov 13th, 2008, 01:36 PM
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you can also go to yahoo.com, click on the finance link and they have a currency conversion option.
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The USD is still very weak, but has started to gain strength after the presidential elections?? Huh??

There was a big drop from mid July @ 1.59 to end of Oct @ 1.25, while oil was dropping at the same time. A 20% change. It's bounced between 1.25 to 1.30 for a couple of weeks, with really no net effect of the US election.

languagedoc maybe, but financialdoc no.

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