Odds and Ends
Right after Britain voted for Brexit, the pound's value
5 7, 7:34am
Maybe in the US everything's compared to the USD. Here in Iceland things are just as commonly compared to the euro and the pound. I imagine that in non-Euro countries on the mainland they care more about the euro that their neighbors are using than they do about the dollar. Because that's what the goods that they buy are denominated in.
The US does not run the world. You're about the same GDP as the EU.