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

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 16.14 17.79 15.77 17.61 219M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 26.54 28.90 24.61 28.53 81.3M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 24.17 26.13 22.57 25.89 80.3M
Microsoft MSFT 18.99 19.31 18.56 19.15 79.7M
Cisco Systems CSCO 15.17 15.39 14.75 15.32 65.7M
Intel INTC 12.92 13.33 12.62 13.28 63.8M
ExxonMobil XOM 75.59 78.00 74.93 77.61 54.7M
Pfizer PFE 15.68 16.09 15.45 16.02 43.5M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 15.61 16.02 15.26 15.79 41.7M
Apple AAPL 90.03 92.65 86.50 92.47 41M
AT&T Inc. T 27.34 28.25 27.20 28.04 37M
Comcast CMCSA 15.75 16.16 15.48 16.00 27M
Altria MO 15.51 15.55 14.80 15.09 25.6M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 53.77 54.26 52.22 53.45 24.5M
Home Depot HD 21.52 21.95 20.65 21.85 23.8M
Verizon Communications VZ 31.19 32.39 30.85 32.13 23.2M
HP Inc. HPQ 33.85 34.54 33.08 34.27 21.7M
Chevron CVX 73.74 76.95 73.04 75.54 21.1M
Procter & Gamble PG 61.60 61.65 59.35 61.44 20.2M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 20.65 21.55 20.30 21.46 20.1M
ConocoPhillips COP 49.61 50.24 47.70 49.52 18.9M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 50.92 52.13 50.47 51.97 16.2M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 56.11 57.00 54.95 56.83 16.1M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 19.59 20.35 19.41 20.28 15.9M
Merck MRK 25.87 26.77 25.36 26.68 15.5M
Schlumberger SLB 43.39 44.31 41.65 43.92 14.7M
Coca-Cola KO 45.02 45.02 42.94 43.93 14.3M
3M MMM 60.70 62.14 58.82 60.86 11.9M
Alphabet GOOGL 269.73 277.78 262.58 275.11 11.7M
Amgen AMGN 54.86 55.80 53.66 54.64 10.8M
McDonald's MCD 56.87 57.75 55.44 57.05 10.2M
United Technologies UTX 46.43 46.60 45.05 46.06 9.45M
International Business Machines IBM 77.80 80.00 76.14 79.84 9.31M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 20.50 21.22 19.25 20.32 8.94M
Amazon AMZN 41.39 41.71 38.82 41.19 8.71M
Gilead Sciences GILD 42.86 44.34 42.75 44.09 8.59M
Pepsico PEP 54.51 54.84 53.11 54.45 7.04M
Visa V 48.69 49.76 47.53 49.68 6.64M
Boeing BA 40.54 41.00 39.25 40.70 6.03M
Union Pacific UNP 47.78 48.56 45.76 47.27 5.93M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3260.00 3403.00 3200.00 3336.00 44.4K
Exchange Rates of December 02, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 93.180 JPY 1 JPY = 0.011 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.247 CAD 1 CAD = 0.802 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.206 CHF 1 CHF = 0.829 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.880 CNY 1 CNY = 0.145 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 118.460 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.853 GBP 1 GBP = 1.172 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.978 AUD 1 AUD = 0.506 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.587 CAD 1 CAD = 0.630 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.534 CHF 1 CHF = 0.652 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 8.743 CNY 1 CNY = 0.114 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.720 GBP 1 GBP = 1.390 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.669 AUD 1 AUD = 0.599 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.338 CAD 1 CAD = 0.747 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.294 CHF 1 CHF = 0.773 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.318 AUD 1 AUD = 0.431 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.859 CAD 1 CAD = 0.538 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.797 CHF 1 CHF = 0.556 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10.243 CNY 1 CNY = 0.098 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.801 CAD 1 CAD = 1.248 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.775 CHF 1 CHF = 1.291 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4.428 CNY 1 CNY = 0.226 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.967 CHF 1 CHF = 1.035 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5.501 CNY 1 CNY = 0.182 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 5.700 CNY 1 CNY = 0.175 CHF

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