MONEY: Jitters and Glitters

Money jitters are back again. In the banking centers of Western Europe currency values are swinging up and down more sharply than they have in months. None is being bounced around more than the dollar, which is being victimized by exaggerated perceptions of the U.S.'s economic problems, by fluctuations in interest rates and the fickle peregrinations of Middle East oil billions. At one point in the course of some fast and furious trading last week, the greenback was down nearly 14% against the Swiss franc and more than 8% against the West...

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