The apparent aim of such critiques is to try to prevent the economies of individual countries from becoming unstable pillars.
Investors worry that G20 limits on bankers' pay would hurt financial stocks.
Americans are ready for a break, and they're being enticed out of their homes by big travel discounts, according to AAA.
Ahead of the G-20 summit on the financial crisis, many are eyeing Japan's huge foreign reserves. But Tokyo is reluctant to use them on struggling nations.
Large foreign-currency reserves and overhauled regulatory systems have helped stability. Investors also seem to be better targeting which currencies are at risk.
The greenback has bounced back a bit after hitting a record low against the euro last week.