Financial news on January 01, 2007
Business and Financial news
There were at least 155 killings and unexplained deaths of journalists and news media workers worldwide in 2006, 68 of which occurred in Iraq. Read more..
A growing genre of cruises feature popular authors who give readings and seminars — even knitting lessons — to boatfuls of book lovers. Read more..
The gift of laptops loaded with Windows Vista is only the latest of Microsoft’s efforts to engage the technologically aware, and often anti-Microsoft, blogging community. Read more..
The sale of Putnam Investments to the Power Corporation of Canada will allow Power to establish a foothold in the U.S. mutual fund business. Read more..
Wall Street is shutting down to mark the death of former President Gerald R. Ford on the same day The Wall Street Journal is launching its new design. Read more..
If XM and Sirius merged, the new company could reduce programming costs by pruning redundant channels and redundant employees. Read more..
Smilebox.com, a start-up based in Redmond, Wash., offers customers the opportunity to build online scrapbooks with animation, music and artwork. Read more..
An anonymous computer programmer claims to have hacked the copy protection used in both the HD-DVD and Blu-ray high-definition DVD formats. Read more..
What does the sale by the McClatchy Company of The Minneapolis Star Tribune at a reduced price to a private equity group say about the future of newspapers? Read more..
Plans to strip the Canadian Wheat Board of its monopoly control over most of the country’s wheat and barley exports have provoked an ideological clash over open markets. Read more..
Exchange Rates of January 01, 2007
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 119.020 JPY||1 JPY = 0.008 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1.166 CAD||1 CAD = 0.858 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 1.218 CHF||1 CHF = 0.821 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 157.130 JPY||1 JPY = 0.006 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0.674 GBP||1 GBP = 1.485 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.672 AUD||1 AUD = 0.598 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.539 CAD||1 CAD = 0.650 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1.609 CHF||1 CHF = 0.622 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0.429 GBP||1 GBP = 2.334 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.063 AUD||1 AUD = 0.940 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 0.979 CAD||1 CAD = 1.022 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 1.024 CHF||1 CHF = 0.977 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.482 AUD||1 AUD = 0.403 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.284 CAD||1 CAD = 0.438 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 2.387 CHF||1 CHF = 0.419 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0.920 CAD||1 CAD = 1.087 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 0.962 CHF||1 CHF = 1.040 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 1.045 CHF||1 CHF = 0.957 CAD|