Financial news on December 3rd, 2007

Business and Financial news
A.P. to Reorganize Work and Accent Multimedia

After a decade of watching newspapers and rival wire services shrink, The Associated Press is refitting itself to handle the 24-hour news cycle it helped create. Read more..

By CATE DOTY - The New York Times

Back in Times Square, Toshiba Stands Tall

Toshiba America has signed a 10-year lease for a giant sign, 55 feet by 55 feet, on 1 Times Square. Read more..

By STUART ELLIOTT - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE38.0538.2036.6036.9368.4M
MicrosoftMSFT33.5033.6432.6832.9261.8M
IntelINTC26.0326.7826.0126.2556.1M
Cisco SystemsCSCO28.0028.2427.5327.5753M
Oracle Corp.ORCL20.2320.4620.1020.2436.7M
AppleAAPL181.86184.14177.70178.8634.3M
PfizerPFE23.6523.8123.4023.5534.3M
ComcastCMCSA20.3521.6220.3421.0526.4M
ExxonMobilXOM88.9789.1888.1488.8522.2M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM45.9245.9244.9545.2121.4M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC32.4332.7531.6831.8419.7M
AT&T Inc.T38.4938.7538.0938.2817.6M
ConocoPhillipsCOP79.8480.7578.7380.2513.1M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT57.1257.4656.5757.0113M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT47.5948.3147.5747.8712.3M
Home DepotHD28.6229.0328.4528.4912.1M
McDonald'sMCD58.4060.3558.1059.8310.5M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ43.3143.7542.7043.0910.3M
HP Inc.HPQ50.8451.2150.2750.4410M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ67.4768.0867.3067.719.77M
AltriaMO77.3877.9677.0077.579.64M
AmgenAMGN53.7055.2053.6755.099.56M
MerckMRK58.9459.4958.6458.779.45M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS33.0633.5032.8333.049.05M
Procter & GamblePG74.0074.2573.2273.529.04M
AlphabetGOOGL691.01695.00681.14681.538.64M
Coca-ColaKO62.0163.0061.9662.208.56M
ChevronCVX87.5588.1886.7487.847.93M
International Business MachinesIBM105.45107.14104.58105.837.92M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH54.5754.9354.0354.637.17M
SchlumbergerSLB92.4494.2991.7593.846.8M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY29.4329.6429.2629.526.67M
AmazonAMZN90.0392.2589.7790.916M
Gilead SciencesGILD46.4846.7645.5045.945.98M
BoeingBA92.5093.2091.6691.795.42M
United TechnologiesUTX74.0275.3074.0274.934.78M
PepsicoPEP77.0077.5176.3776.584.42M
3MMMM83.4383.9881.9482.214.27M
Union PacificUNP125.32126.94124.35126.311.83M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B4706.004815.004690.004750.0031.5K
Exchange Rates of December 3rd, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 110.440 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.000 CAD1 CAD = 1.000 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.127 CHF1 CHF = 0.887 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7.403 CNY1 CNY = 0.135 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 161.980 JPY1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.710 GBP1 GBP = 1.409 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.665 AUD1 AUD = 0.601 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.466 CAD1 CAD = 0.682 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.653 CHF1 CHF = 0.605 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.438 GBP1 GBP = 2.283 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.027 AUD1 AUD = 0.973 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.905 CAD1 CAD = 1.105 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.021 CHF1 CHF = 0.980 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.346 AUD1 AUD = 0.426 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2.065 CAD1 CAD = 0.484 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2.329 CHF1 CHF = 0.429 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.880 CAD1 CAD = 1.136 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.992 CHF1 CHF = 1.008 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1.127 CHF1 CHF = 0.887 CAD

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