Financial news on December 02, 2008

Business and Financial news
Some Nations That Spurned the Euro Reconsider

European governments that have been forced to defend their currency now see a value in a common currency. Read more..

By CARTER DOUGHERTY - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE16.1417.7915.7717.61219M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM26.5428.9024.6128.5381.3M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC24.1726.1322.5725.8980.3M
MicrosoftMSFT18.9919.3118.5619.1579.7M
Cisco SystemsCSCO15.1715.3914.7515.3265.7M
IntelINTC12.9213.3312.6213.2863.8M
ExxonMobilXOM75.5978.0074.9377.6154.7M
PfizerPFE15.6816.0915.4516.0243.5M
Oracle Corp.ORCL15.6116.0215.2615.7941.7M
AppleAAPL90.0392.6586.5092.4741M
AT&T Inc.T27.3428.2527.2028.0437M
ComcastCMCSA15.7516.1615.4816.0027M
AltriaMO15.5115.5514.8015.0925.6M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT53.7754.2652.2253.4524.5M
Home DepotHD21.5221.9520.6521.8523.8M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ31.1932.3930.8532.1323.2M
HP Inc.HPQ33.8534.5433.0834.2721.7M
ChevronCVX73.7476.9573.0475.5421.1M
Procter & GamblePG61.6061.6559.3561.4420.2M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS20.6521.5520.3021.4620.1M
ConocoPhillipsCOP49.6150.2447.7049.5218.9M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT50.9252.1350.4751.9716.2M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ56.1157.0054.9556.8316.1M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY19.5920.3519.4120.2815.9M
MerckMRK25.8726.7725.3626.6815.5M
SchlumbergerSLB43.3944.3141.6543.9214.7M
Coca-ColaKO45.0245.0242.9443.9314.3M
3MMMM60.7062.1458.8260.8611.9M
AlphabetGOOGL269.73277.78262.58275.1111.7M
AmgenAMGN54.8655.8053.6654.6410.8M
McDonald'sMCD56.8757.7555.4457.0510.2M
United TechnologiesUTX46.4346.6045.0546.069.45M
International Business MachinesIBM77.8080.0076.1479.849.31M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH20.5021.2219.2520.328.94M
AmazonAMZN41.3941.7138.8241.198.71M
Gilead SciencesGILD42.8644.3442.7544.098.59M
PepsicoPEP54.5154.8453.1154.457.04M
VisaV48.6949.7647.5349.686.64M
BoeingBA40.5441.0039.2540.706.03M
Union PacificUNP47.7848.5645.7647.275.93M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3260.003403.003200.003336.0044.4K
Exchange Rates of December 02, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 93.180 JPY1 JPY = 0.011 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.247 CAD1 CAD = 0.802 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.206 CHF1 CHF = 0.829 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.880 CNY1 CNY = 0.145 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 118.460 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.853 GBP1 GBP = 1.172 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.978 AUD1 AUD = 0.506 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.587 CAD1 CAD = 0.630 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.534 CHF1 CHF = 0.652 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 8.743 CNY1 CNY = 0.114 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.720 GBP1 GBP = 1.390 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.669 AUD1 AUD = 0.599 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.338 CAD1 CAD = 0.747 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.294 CHF1 CHF = 0.773 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.318 AUD1 AUD = 0.431 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.859 CAD1 CAD = 0.538 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.797 CHF1 CHF = 0.556 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 10.243 CNY1 CNY = 0.098 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.801 CAD1 CAD = 1.248 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.775 CHF1 CHF = 1.291 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 4.428 CNY1 CNY = 0.226 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.967 CHF1 CHF = 1.035 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5.501 CNY1 CNY = 0.182 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 5.700 CNY1 CNY = 0.175 CHF

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