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  • The dangers of dynamic currency conversion

    The dangers of dynamic currency conversion
    Processing a credit card charge for overseas purchases used to be pretty simple. You swiped your card while on vacation, your bank changed the money from pesos or euros into greenbacks, and the amount you spent appeared on your bill. Maybe you paid a small conversion fee, but you also got a competitive exchange rate.
  • Euro must have reform, not Americanization

    PARIS -- More than two decades ago, the Delors plan for European currency union was initially proposed. Some of us asked whether eight, 12 or 15 different European economies, with their distinct budgets (and budget priorities), fiscal situations and...

    Hanging at Lemmy's virtual castle in ROCKTropia: Watch out for the demon spawn

     
    Motörhead's Lemmy Kilmister may cut a daunting figure in real life, with his black Fu Manchu mustache and biker duds, but he's larger than life in the virtual world. He's a king, with his own domain, aptly named Lemmy's Castle,...

    Rock star via avatar on 'Second Life': 'It's Facebook on steroids.'

     
    ‘I legitimately think that [this is] the most sustainable method of performing for an artist these days, both environmentally — because you can reach the entire globe without burning gas — and financially.' —Craig Lyons, singer, on

    YEMEN: Ramadan shoppers feel the pinch of soaring food prices, tumbling currency

     
    Soaring food prices during the annual fasting month are nothing new to Yemenis, but this year's unusually high price hikes and the continued devaluation of the national currency are forcing many Yemenis to cut their Ramadan shopping short. "I couldn’t.....