Please Explain: Currency Valuation

Anyone who has traveled outside the United States knows that the value of a dollar all depends on where you are. On today's Please Explain, Professor Mark Duckenfield of the London School of Economics and Associate Editor for Barron's Mike Santoli are here to answer your questions about how currencies are valued, how exchange rates are set, how currencies are traded, how relative values affect international trade, and how recent trends in currency values can affect your wallet.

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