By Chuck Myers McClatchy-Tribune News Service
How much are your dollars worth in another country? The World Wide Web can provide a very quick answer.
If you’re interested in 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: www.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: www.go currency.com.
Oanda.com: Select the currency you have and convert it into the currency you want, by amount: www.oanda.com/converter/classic.
XE.com: Offers easy-to-use converter widget with up-to-the-minute rates: www.xe.com/ucc/.