Financial news on November 01, 2007

Business and Financial news
Analyst Raises Doubts About Citigroup Dividend

A banking analyst said Citigroup may be forced to cut its dividend or sell assets to stave off a $30 billion capital shortfall, moves that could lower shareholder returns for years. Read more..

By ERIC DASH - The New York Times

Britain: Brewer Steps Up Defense

Scottish & Newcastle, fighting a takeover bid from Carlsberg, started arbitration aimed at forcing Carlsberg to give up its stake in a joint venture the companies share in Russia. Scottish & Newcastle said it would ask a Swedish tribunal “to confi... Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

Circuits: A Computer That Works With Google, Not Microsoft

The new Everex gPC TC2502 computer runs GOS, a version of Linux specially designed to run Google applications like GMail and Google Documents. Read more..

By JOHN BIGGS - The New York Times

Drivers Can Drive You Crazy

I keep getting an error message and my Windows XP computer has to be restarted in order to work. What is causing this? Read more..

By J. D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

Energy Expert Sees Hazard in Costly Oil

The growing appetite for fossil fuels in China and India is likely to keep oil prices high for the foreseeable future, threatening a global economic slowdown, a top energy expert said. Read more..

By JAMES KANTER - The New York Times

Inflation Rises, and Confidence Falls

European inflation accelerated in October more than economists forecast, while confidence in the economy declined, underlining the European Central Bank’s quandary over whether to raise interest rates. The inflation rate in the 13-nation euro area... Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

Is There Room at the Top for Black Executives?

The departures of two top black executives have started a debate over whether they helped to break down barriers. Read more..

By RON STODGHILL - The New York Times

MySpace Joins the Google OpenSocial Team

Breaking News: MySpace joins Google’s OpenSocial team. Read more..

By BRAD STONE - The New York Times

Surge Will Be Brief, Economists Say

The economy expanded faster than expected in the third quarter, led by growth in exports and consumer spending, but economists said the good news would not last. Read more..

By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM - The New York Times

The Great Facebook Team-Up?

Will OpenSocial make Facebook sweat? Read more..

By BRAD STONE - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Microsoft MSFT 36,53 37,49 36,36 37,06 152M
Intel INTC 26,70 27,08 26,50 26,50 86.6M
Cisco Systems CSCO 32,84 33,25 32,13 32,18 49.8M
Pfizer PFE 24,58 24,60 23,91 23,95 44.3M
Comcast CMCSA 20,99 21,02 20,59 20,60 39.8M
General Electric GE 40,89 40,98 40,17 40,34 38.1M
ExxonMobil XOM 89,83 90,95 88,00 88,50 35.6M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 22,00 22,19 21,75 21,76 34.3M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 33,18 33,40 32,04 32,11 32.1M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 45,65 46,32 44,20 44,32 31.7M
Apple AAPL 188,60 190,10 180,00 187,44 28.8M
AT&T Inc. T 41,65 41,86 40,43 40,46 24M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 44,70 44,94 43,94 44,03 19.9M
HP Inc. HPQ 51,22 52,30 51,16 51,50 15.9M
ConocoPhillips COP 83,60 84,93 82,68 83,21 15.5M
Procter & Gamble PG 69,22 69,85 68,59 68,59 15.1M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 29,90 30,23 29,14 29,16 15M
Home Depot HD 31,40 31,58 30,65 30,69 15M
Verizon Communications VZ 45,84 45,96 44,61 44,74 13.8M
Schlumberger SLB 95,69 99,47 94,98 96,15 13.7M
Alphabet GOOGL 702,79 713,72 701,78 703,21 13M
Merck MRK 57,88 58,36 57,19 57,36 12.1M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 54,56 55,07 53,97 54,12 11.9M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 64,80 65,38 64,52 64,66 11.2M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 34,51 34,71 33,32 33,80 11.1M
Chevron CVX 90,05 91,48 88,49 89,04 10.5M
Amgen AMGN 57,89 58,48 56,96 57,24 10.2M
Coca-Cola KO 61,63 62,00 60,82 60,90 10M
Altria MO 72,93 73,00 71,72 71,88 9.65M
Amazon AMZN 87,75 89,58 86,50 87,65 8.27M
International Business Machines IBM 115,50 116,09 113,32 113,65 7.59M
Gilead Sciences GILD 46,00 46,87 45,41 45,78 7.29M
McDonald's MCD 59,35 59,71 58,84 59,00 6.92M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 48,82 49,43 48,50 48,55 6.73M
Boeing BA 98,30 98,49 96,50 96,60 6.41M
United Technologies UTX 75,11 76,03 74,59 74,72 5.3M
Pepsico PEP 73,49 73,90 72,39 72,39 4.96M
3M MMM 86,07 86,28 83,88 83,90 4.34M
Union Pacific UNP 126,95 127,88 124,42 124,75 1.93M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 4400,00 4436,00 4367,00 4377,00 28.1K
Exchange Rates of November 01, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 114,540 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 0,951 CAD 1 CAD = 1,051 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,158 CHF 1 CHF = 0,864 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7,453 CNY 1 CNY = 0,134 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 165,190 JPY 1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,694 GBP 1 GBP = 1,441 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,580 AUD 1 AUD = 0,633 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,372 CAD 1 CAD = 0,729 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,670 CHF 1 CHF = 0,599 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,420 GBP 1 GBP = 2,382 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,956 AUD 1 AUD = 1,046 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,830 CAD 1 CAD = 1,205 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,011 CHF 1 CHF = 0,989 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,276 AUD 1 AUD = 0,439 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,976 CAD 1 CAD = 0,506 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,406 CHF 1 CHF = 0,416 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,868 CAD 1 CAD = 1,153 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 1,056 CHF 1 CHF = 0,947 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1,217 CHF 1 CHF = 0,822 CAD

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