On Sat, 18 Jun 2005 07:19:06 -0400, America the Beautiful
Government reports showing the U.S. current-account deficit widened to
a record last quarter and foreigners purchased fewer U.S. assets than
forecast in April also weighed on the currency.
``This was a very tough week for dollar bulls,'' said Michael
Woolfolk, senior currency strategist at Bank of New York in New York.
``The $1.20-per-euro mark was within sight, but with weak reports,
including the current-account deficit, it became impossible to support
Against the euro, the U.S. currency fell 1.4 percent to $1.2286 at 5
p.m. yesterday in New York,
Cheap is relative to others in the class. Right now the Europeans
don't really have anything to compete against it at its price point
even with tariffs & VAT. Plus it is American muscle admired and
lusted for since the very first version back in `64.
"Either kill me or take me as I am,
because I'll be damned if I ever change..."
Somebody's buying them.....
"The only sports car that matters"
My best friend in HS had an Opal Manta - Yellow and black. Looked
like an enormous bumble bee. Ugliest car on the road but stood out in
the crowd. We got T-boned one summer when the other driver claimed
he never saw us. Go figure. And yes, I think Opel is under the GM
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