The Commonwealth Bank is using the price of 4GB iPod nanos in 55 countries as an economic indicator. In Brazil, it costs $369.61; in France it costs $225.82, and in the US it costs $149. Supposedly this shows a weak US dollar; all I see is that Brazilians are getting the shaft. [Reuters]
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