A man stands next to a currency exchange in Sydney, Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, after the Australian dollar hit parity over night with the US dollar for the first time since it floated in 1983. The ... more 
A man stands next to a currency exchange in Sydney, Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, after the Australian dollar hit parity over night with the US dollar for the first time since it floated in 1983. The Australian dollar has rallied in recent months to a 27-year high, combining with the weakening US dollar to reach a milestone of parity between the Australian and U.S. currencies. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jeremy Piper
Fri, Oct 15, 2010 8:53 PM EDT