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Currency Conversion / Localization

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I'm working on globalization/localization of my MVC3 project. I'm setting the culture info by a user selected language drop down. So it has English/Spanish/Italian/German etc.

This also changes the currency symbol, which is nice, but I'm not sure about the best way to go about actually doing currency conversions in my app. I'd like to have everything stored in my database in dollars and just have the display for any currency amounts in the localized conversion.

After googling around, most of the localization for currencies I saw had to do with the symbol and not with actually doing any conversions...

Is there a good way of doing this? We would most likely have a conversion table that was updated daily, but I'm looking for an easy way to change the display (and only the display) for currencies.
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