Date:         Wed, 13 Sep 2000 04:41:27 +0000
Sender:       The Internet TourBus - A virtual tour of cyberspace
From:         Bob Rankin 
Subject:      TOURBUS - 12 Sep 00 - Currency Conversion & More
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               TOURBUS Volume 6, Number 17 -- 12 Sep 2000
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     TODAY'S TOURBUS TOPICS: Currency Conversion / World Markets
How many Drachmas in a Dinar?  How many Rupees can you get for a
hundred Rubles?  In what countries are the official currencies called
the Zloty and the Punt?  Today's Tourbus visit to the Universal
Currency Converter will answer all these questions - read on!
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The Universal Currency Converter, an online service of Xenon Labs
since 1995, helps you calculate how much any amount of one currency is
worth in another currency.  The service is available in English,
French and Swedish, and supports every known world currency -- 180
currencies in over 250 geographical locations! 
You may have seen other currency converters on the Net, but Xenon's
Universal Currency Converter (UCC) is the Internet's most popular.
That's because their sources are live, real-time rate feeds containing
data from foreign exchange markets around the world.  And since the
feed is global, a currency's exchange rate can be updated even when
the markets of its home country are closed.  Oh, and of course the UCC
is a free service.
The Interactive Currency Table
If you're travelling for business or pleasure, the UCC can tell you
what to expect when you're cashing in Deutsche Marks for Dollars. But
suppose you, like most Tourbus riders, having above-average
intelligence and stunning good looks decide to embark on a whirlwind
tour of 37 countries.  You don't want to look up all 37 currencies one
by one, right?  That's where the Interactive Currency Table comes in
The Interactive Currency Table lets you to view cross-rate tables of
several dozen major currencies in the base currency of your choice.
This means you can quickly find out how much your currency is worth
all over the world with just a few clicks.  It even has historical
data so you can see how the rates have changed over time.
The Currency Update Service
Could life get any better for the jet setter?  But of course!
Xenon's Currency Update Service lets you sign up for free daily doses
of international exchange rate info by email.  Sign up and each
business day, you'll get a currency rate update deposited in your
The Personal Currency Assistant
Do you make purchases from online stores where the prices are listed
in a currency other than your own?  The Personal Currency Assistant is
a pop-up browser window that accompanies you while you surf the Web,
allowing you to perform quick currency conversions no matter where you
The Travel Expenses Calculator
This free tool helps you process your travel expenses.  It allows you
to process your expenses as soon as you get back from your trip, and
helps ensure you don't underclaim. 
The Credit Card Charges Calculator
This free tool helps you determine your financial institution's
charges for foreign exchange transactions processed using your credit
card.  An invaluable companion to the Travel Expenses Calculator. 
Do you follow stock exchanges around the world?  CNN's World Business
Today website offers convenient access to the DOW, NASDAQ, FTSE,
XETRA-DAX, CAC, NIKKEI, and HANG SENG markets.  You'll also find
current news bulletins on European, US, Asia/Pacific and Latin
American economies. 
That's all for now, see you next time!  --Bob Rankin
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