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  • Euros or dollars? The wrong choice will cost you

    Question: On trips to Italy and Spain last year, a hotel in each country asked me whether I would like my bill charged in dollars or euros. I had not been to Europe for a while, and I had never been asked this. I didn't know what to say, so I went one way...
  • Credit card exchange rate? Don't worry. Foreign transaction fees? Worry

    Credit card exchange rate? Don't worry. Foreign transaction fees? Worry
    Question: Ever since my Chase card removed foreign transaction fees, the cynic in me has wondered whether it didn't just adjust the currency conversion rate to cover at least part of the lost fees. Should I be concerned about that? Jack Jackson Los...
  • Herbalife stock slammed after earnings miss, analyst downgrade

    Herbalife stock slammed after earnings miss, analyst downgrade
    Investors punished shares of Herbalife Ltd. after the Los Angeles nutritional products company reported a steep decline in profit for the third quarter and lowered its expectations for the the rest of the year. Herbalife said after the close of...
  • Herbalife shares plunge 20.8% after firm reports steep drop in profit

    Investors punished shares of Herbalife Ltd. after the Los Angeles nutritional products company reported a steep decline in profit for the third quarter and lowered its expectations for the last three months. Shares of the company's stock fell 20.8% on...
  • Foreign exchange manipulation allegations erode public opinion

    Foreign exchange manipulation allegations erode public opinion
    Tourists wouldn't notice it: Any manipulation of foreign currency exchange rates might add a fraction of a cent in paying for a meal at a Parisian bistro or booking a tour at the Great Wall of China. But multiply that by $5 trillion — the amount...
  • ECB's Draghi details stimulus plan

    European Central Bank head Mario Draghi underlined the bank's willingness to step up its economic stimulus efforts with large-scale bond purchases if needed — but his comments after the bank's meeting Thursday did not seem to bring that day any...
  • Bike-sharing in Paris is expensive tour de France

     Bike-sharing in Paris is expensive tour de France
    PARIS From the top deck of the Eiffel Tower to the subway tunnels, everywhere a tourist goes in Paris there are warnings to beware of pickpockets. What isn't ever explained is to watch your credit or debit card when dealing with Velib, the Paris...
  • Back to school for your money: risk

    Benjamin Franklin said, "An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." Unfortunately, all of the education in the world cannot help you avoid a truism of money management: No matter what you do, there is some element of risk involved. That's why...
  • Advice on tipping while traveling abroad

    Advice on tipping while traveling abroad
    Question: How do I tip the people who take me by wheelchair for airline departures? Does the amount differ if it's a tiny, easy airport like Long Beach; medium to normal like SFO; or long, complicated and very hard like Dulles? I'd appreciate advice....
  • Canada is penny-less, and the U.S. should be too

    A famous American, Benjamin Franklin, is credited with coining the phrase “A penny saved is a penny earned.” And though no one famous is taking credit for it, in Canada, they’ve turned that around: “A penny destroyed is money in...
  • Startup sees business in bitcoin, seeking to promote local uptake of digital currency

    Startup sees business in bitcoin, seeking to promote local uptake of digital currency
    First came the switch off of the gold standard. Then checkbooks and credit cards started the shift away from cash — but to bitcoin advocates, not far enough. As the anonymous digital currency gains favor with retailers such as Overstock.com and is...