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Euro/US Dollar currency conversion formula

Old 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)
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Old May 30th, 2008, 03:12 PM
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Today €1 = approx $1.55
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Old 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/
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Thanks, adrienne! Good thread too!!
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Old May 30th, 2008, 04:40 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

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Old 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.

http://www.google.com/ig?hl=en&referrer=ign_n

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...

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Old 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.
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Math never was my strong suit. ;>) Thanks for helping me out.
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Just looked at my previous post... not sure how I came up with that lovely creature!!
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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.
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Excellent site Adrienne. Found the rate .6429 I needed for my new currency convertor. thanks
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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 ?

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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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