Financial news on January 02, 2009

Business and Financial news
Going Straight to the Publisher for Ad Help

In tough economic times, bypassing the agencies can make good sense. Read more..

By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD - The New York Times

LyondellBasell May Seek Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

The chemicals maker, controlled by the investor Len Blavatnik, is looking to restructure debt that financed its $12.7 billion merger a year ago. Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 16.51 17.07 16.27 17.07 57.1M
Intel INTC 14.69 15.25 14.47 15.20 52.2M
Microsoft MSFT 19.53 20.40 19.37 20.33 50.1M
Cisco Systems CSCO 16.41 17.00 16.25 16.96 41M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 29.18 30.47 28.67 30.00 36.5M
ExxonMobil XOM 80.06 82.11 78.90 81.64 35.8M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 31.19 31.64 30.47 31.35 32.5M
Pfizer PFE 17.88 18.30 17.70 18.27 28.7M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 17.64 18.48 17.62 18.41 27.8M
Apple AAPL 85.88 91.04 85.16 90.75 26.6M
AT&T Inc. T 28.74 29.46 28.43 29.42 21.9M
Altria MO 15.18 15.25 14.96 15.20 18.4M
Comcast CMCSA 16.72 18.10 16.67 17.99 18M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 55.98 57.51 55.78 57.18 16.1M
ConocoPhillips COP 51.98 55.24 51.83 54.85 15.5M
Home Depot HD 23.07 24.19 22.96 24.13 14.9M
Verizon Communications VZ 34.12 34.76 33.55 34.64 14.8M
HP Inc. HPQ 36.25 36.94 35.46 36.81 14.6M
Chevron CVX 74.23 77.30 73.58 76.52 13.7M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 53.53 53.85 52.37 53.56 13.2M
Merck MRK 30.46 31.12 30.31 31.00 12.2M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 60.13 61.00 59.04 60.65 11.6M
Procter & Gamble PG 61.69 62.97 61.06 62.80 11.1M
Schlumberger SLB 42.75 46.20 42.35 45.62 10.1M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 23.25 23.98 23.08 23.88 9.88M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 22.76 24.03 22.50 23.92 9.8M
McDonald's MCD 62.38 64.13 62.20 63.75 8.65M
Coca-Cola KO 45.40 46.00 45.05 45.90 8.18M
International Business Machines IBM 83.89 87.59 83.89 87.37 7.56M
Amazon AMZN 51.35 54.53 51.07 54.36 7.3M
Alphabet GOOGL 308.60 321.82 305.50 321.32 7.21M
Boeing BA 42.80 45.56 42.78 45.25 7.01M
Amgen AMGN 58.59 59.08 57.75 58.99 6.55M
Gilead Sciences GILD 50.90 52.35 50.66 52.18 5.63M
3M MMM 57.55 59.39 57.52 59.19 5.31M
Pepsico PEP 54.93 56.14 54.72 55.97 5.18M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 26.70 27.72 26.54 27.59 4.89M
United Technologies UTX 53.46 55.24 53.03 54.95 4.69M
Union Pacific UNP 47.93 50.40 47.75 50.13 4.03M
Visa V 52.92 53.71 52.24 53.44 3.3M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3205.00 3336.00 3180.00 3323.00 27.1K
Exchange Rates of January 02, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 91.780 JPY 1 JPY = 0.011 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.205 CAD 1 CAD = 0.830 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.080 CHF 1 CHF = 0.926 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.824 CNY 1 CNY = 0.147 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 127.740 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.957 GBP 1 GBP = 1.045 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.955 AUD 1 AUD = 0.511 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.677 CAD 1 CAD = 0.596 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.504 CHF 1 CHF = 0.665 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 9.482 CNY 1 CNY = 0.105 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.749 GBP 1 GBP = 1.336 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.530 AUD 1 AUD = 0.654 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.313 CAD 1 CAD = 0.761 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.176 CHF 1 CHF = 0.850 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.045 AUD 1 AUD = 0.489 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.753 CAD 1 CAD = 0.570 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.572 CHF 1 CHF = 0.636 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 9.910 CNY 1 CNY = 0.101 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.857 CAD 1 CAD = 1.166 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.768 CHF 1 CHF = 1.303 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4.853 CNY 1 CNY = 0.206 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.895 CHF 1 CHF = 1.117 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5.647 CNY 1 CNY = 0.177 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.308 CNY 1 CNY = 0.159 CHF

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