Financial news on January 03, 2008

Business and Financial news
Circuits: Hi-Fi Earbuds for Hearing Less Noise and Higher Quality When Listening to Music on the iPhone

The Ultimate Ears Super.Fi 4vi is an iPhone headset that uses proprietary technology to improve and isolate the sound coming out of your phone. Read more..

By JOHN BIGGS - The New York Times

Circuits: Out of the Camera Bag, but Still Protected, Encased in Shock-Absorbing Rubber Skin

To help protect a camera while it is out and about, Made Products has come up with Camera Armor, a custom-fitted ergonomic suit for various S.L.R. models. Read more..

By J. D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

World Business Briefing: Middle East: Israel: I.B.M. Acquires Data Storage Company

I.B.M. bought an Israeli data-storage provider, XIV, to meet growing demand for digital archiving. Financial terms were not disclosed. I.B.M., based in Armonk, N.Y., has bought about two dozen data-management companies since 2001 to bolster sales ... Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
Cisco SystemsCSCO26.4027.0226.3026.7550.4M
Oracle Corp.ORCL22.4323.1122.4323.1142M
General ElectricGE36.8037.2236.7036.8027M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC29.1929.3728.1728.5226.3M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT46.7046.9046.2346.3819.8M
AT&T Inc.T41.0341.7341.0041.3918.6M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM42.6542.6541.7641.8817.2M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY26.0826.3026.0426.1114.9M
Home DepotHD26.2926.4625.8025.8214.6M
Procter & GamblePG72.2573.3372.0072.3111.2M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT55.8856.1155.4155.4710.9M
HP Inc.HPQ49.4549.8349.0849.6510.7M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS31.8632.0231.6631.779.68M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ65.4066.4065.3665.939.28M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ43.3543.9943.2143.419.02M
International Business MachinesIBM104.41105.57103.98104.907.53M
Gilead SciencesGILD45.5147.0045.3446.895.82M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH56.7557.2956.5256.934.86M
United TechnologiesUTX75.0476.6975.0276.284.36M
Union PacificUNP124.89125.73123.25123.861.6M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B4634.004693.004608.004650.0020.8K
Exchange Rates of January 03, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 109.280 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 0.989 CAD1 CAD = 1.011 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.111 CHF1 CHF = 0.900 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7.305 CNY1 CNY = 0.137 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 161.210 JPY1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.748 GBP1 GBP = 1.337 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.675 AUD1 AUD = 0.597 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.461 CAD1 CAD = 0.685 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.638 CHF1 CHF = 0.610 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.462 GBP1 GBP = 2.164 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.037 AUD1 AUD = 0.964 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.908 CAD1 CAD = 1.101 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.021 CHF1 CHF = 0.979 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.239 AUD1 AUD = 0.447 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.953 CAD1 CAD = 0.512 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2.191 CHF1 CHF = 0.456 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.870 CAD1 CAD = 1.149 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.978 CHF1 CHF = 1.023 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1.124 CHF1 CHF = 0.890 CAD

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