Financial news on September 1st, 2008
Business and Financial news
Judy Estrin’s book is the latest call to action by scientists, technologists and political leaders worried about the country’s future competitiveness in technology. Read more..
In 2002, Mark Schleifstein and his colleagues published a five-day report about the vulnerabilities Louisiana would face if a major hurricane hit. And three years later, the time came. Read more..
Under the terms of the deal, Commerzbank will initially acquire 60.2 percent of Dresdner, one of the oldest German banks, and will buy the remainder by the end of next year. Read more..
Advertisers are grappling with the idea of Google, which spent many of its early years avoiding — and infuriating — advertising agencies, now shifting to embrace them. Read more..
The new media players who came to the Democratic convention were not there just to annotate mainstream coverage: they’re in the hunt themselves. Read more..
Changes in a loyalty program for Coke drinkers has upset some collectors of bottle-cap codes. Read more..
The CW marketing philosophy was old-fashioned and basic: do not give the show to anybody. Not to Web sites that might stream it or critics who might savage it. Read more..
The Treasury’s schedule of financing this week included the regular weekly auction on Thursday of new three- and six-month bills and an auction of four-week bills on Tuesday. Read more..
Exchange Rates of September 1st, 2008
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 108.130 JPY||1 JPY = 0.009 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1.067 CAD||1 CAD = 0.937 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 1.102 CHF||1 CHF = 0.907 USD|
|US Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 USD = 6.829 CNY||1 CNY = 0.146 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 157.640 JPY||1 JPY = 0.006 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0.811 GBP||1 GBP = 1.234 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.718 AUD||1 AUD = 0.582 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.557 CAD||1 CAD = 0.642 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1.608 CHF||1 CHF = 0.622 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0.514 GBP||1 GBP = 1.946 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.089 AUD||1 AUD = 0.918 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 0.988 CAD||1 CAD = 1.013 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 1.020 CHF||1 CHF = 0.980 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.119 AUD||1 AUD = 0.472 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 1.921 CAD||1 CAD = 0.520 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 1.984 CHF||1 CHF = 0.504 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0.906 CAD||1 CAD = 1.104 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 0.936 CHF||1 CHF = 1.069 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 1.032 CHF||1 CHF = 0.969 CAD|