Negative dollar amounts?

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    Has anyone else noticed that some apps are showing as $-5.99? What does the negative sign mean?

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    Its not a negative sign. Its ~, which means approximately. This is used because the original amount was in another currency other then US. In a recent update android set it to where it shows about how much it would be in US dollars so people don't have to convert.
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    The dollar fluctuates so much now

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    Oh, ok that makes sense. Thank you

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    It's the same thing eBay does with other currencies
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