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The dollar

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Simon_Cowbell, Oct 25, 2008.

  1. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    Incredibly, a British pound can be bought for $1.53.

    Isn't this the mid 1980s rate? I could have sworn this number was $1.98 or so early this year.

    Am I "misremembering" this?
  2. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Wow, I can almost afford to visit Manchester again.
  3. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    No, you're not. I think it poked past $2 at one point. I'm going in a couple weeks and this won't hurt.
  4. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Dollar WAS oversold, more than a tad.

    Yes, it was.

    Enjoy it, while it lasts.
  5. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Damn... it was just about $2 when I went to London in 2000...
  6. dreunc1542

    dreunc1542 Active Member

    I was there two years ago for four months. It was between $1.93 and $2.01 during that time, I would have loved if it was around $1.50. That's what the Euro was when I was over there.
  7. Gold

    Gold Active Member

    At one point in the late 70s or early 80s, the British pound was nearly equal to the dollar. The dollar has gotten stronger against all currencies, because other countries are having big problems with their banking systems.
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