Financial news on February 04, 2009

Business and Financial news
Can the Cellphone Industry Keep Growing?

Motorola’s latest decline underscores the challenge for the industry: how to expand when most people already have a phone. Read more..

By MATT RICHTEL - The New York Times

Foreign Firms Lining Up for Piece of Stimulus

Despite the chatter about trade protectionism, foreign businesses are gearing up to win a piece of the package. Read more..

By MARTIN FACKLER and JAMES KANTER - The New York Times

Revenue Rose, but Loss Deepens for Game Maker

Video game maker Electronic Arts continued to struggle during the third quarter as the company reduced its outlook for the full year. Read more..

By LAURIE J. FLYNN - The New York Times

U.S. Plans $500,000 Cap on Executive Pay in Bailouts

The new rules come amid public anger about huge pay packages at financial companies being propped up by federal tax dollars. Read more..

By EDMUND L. ANDREWS and VIKAS BAJAJ - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE11.5611.7811.1911.26103M
Cisco SystemsCSCO15.7216.1615.3815.8495.8M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC18.5019.3017.2817.4589.5M
IntelINTC13.7814.5613.7113.8877.7M
MicrosoftMSFT18.5419.0018.5018.6375.6M
PfizerPFE15.0415.1714.5314.5765.6M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM24.2525.5023.7424.0455.3M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS19.5920.0918.7119.0048.8M
AT&T Inc.T25.5425.9424.4024.6635.6M
ComcastCMCSA13.8414.8913.5914.1630.5M
ExxonMobilXOM78.6378.8977.0577.6629.6M
AppleAAPL93.2496.2593.1093.5528.9M
Oracle Corp.ORCL17.1517.6317.0517.2126.6M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT46.8947.5946.2946.4226.5M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT57.1557.3055.7655.9123.4M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ31.6531.8530.5130.6119M
ConocoPhillipsCOP46.8346.8345.5145.8318.9M
Home DepotHD21.8422.0721.5021.7318.5M
Procter & GamblePG54.3354.4552.2152.5214.8M
HP Inc.HPQ36.0537.0035.8736.0314.5M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY23.1123.4022.6122.7314.4M
AmazonAMZN63.3863.4460.8361.0613.7M
AlphabetGOOGL340.30354.44339.17343.0013.6M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH29.8029.9428.7528.9813M
MerckMRK30.2530.8629.6029.9013M
ChevronCVX72.2572.9371.0171.6012.1M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ58.7159.1357.6757.9611.4M
International Business MachinesIBM93.7494.9191.8292.8310.2M
SchlumbergerSLB41.5543.2941.4042.289.64M
McDonald'sMCD59.1759.7757.5057.869.27M
Coca-ColaKO43.3543.5542.2842.409.15M
Gilead SciencesGILD53.1253.2851.6051.968.92M
VisaV48.8650.2448.5649.138.29M
AmgenAMGN56.7957.8556.1756.777.42M
AltriaMO16.9117.0316.7016.757.26M
PepsicoPEP51.5452.2351.0051.496.9M
BoeingBA42.1242.9741.6941.976.73M
Union PacificUNP45.7347.3745.1746.165.95M
United TechnologiesUTX48.2748.8647.3547.535.59M
3MMMM51.9152.4550.6150.844.72M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B2980.003027.002957.002994.0018K
Exchange Rates of February 04, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 89.420 JPY1 JPY = 0.011 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.232 CAD1 CAD = 0.812 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.158 CHF1 CHF = 0.863 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.835 CNY1 CNY = 0.146 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 114.890 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.888 GBP1 GBP = 1.126 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.995 AUD1 AUD = 0.501 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.583 CAD1 CAD = 0.632 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.488 CHF1 CHF = 0.672 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 8.779 CNY1 CNY = 0.114 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.773 GBP1 GBP = 1.294 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.735 AUD1 AUD = 0.576 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.378 CAD1 CAD = 0.726 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.295 CHF1 CHF = 0.772 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.246 AUD1 AUD = 0.445 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.783 CAD1 CAD = 0.561 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.676 CHF1 CHF = 0.597 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 9.874 CNY1 CNY = 0.101 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.793 CAD1 CAD = 1.261 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.746 CHF1 CHF = 1.341 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 4.410 CNY1 CNY = 0.227 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.940 CHF1 CHF = 1.064 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5.544 CNY1 CNY = 0.180 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 5.898 CNY1 CNY = 0.170 CHF

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