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

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 11,56 11,78 11,19 11,26 103M
Cisco Systems CSCO 15,72 16,16 15,38 15,84 95.8M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 18,50 19,30 17,28 17,45 89.5M
Intel INTC 13,78 14,56 13,71 13,88 77.7M
Microsoft MSFT 18,54 19,00 18,50 18,63 75.6M
Pfizer PFE 15,04 15,17 14,53 14,57 65.6M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 24,25 25,50 23,74 24,04 55.3M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 19,59 20,09 18,71 19,00 48.8M
AT&T Inc. T 25,54 25,94 24,40 24,66 35.6M
Comcast CMCSA 13,84 14,89 13,59 14,16 30.5M
ExxonMobil XOM 78,63 78,89 77,05 77,66 29.6M
Apple AAPL 93,24 96,25 93,10 93,55 28.9M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 17,15 17,63 17,05 17,21 26.6M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 46,89 47,59 46,29 46,42 26.5M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 57,15 57,30 55,76 55,91 23.4M
Verizon Communications VZ 31,65 31,85 30,51 30,61 19M
ConocoPhillips COP 46,83 46,83 45,51 45,83 18.9M
Home Depot HD 21,84 22,07 21,50 21,73 18.5M
Procter & Gamble PG 54,33 54,45 52,21 52,52 14.8M
HP Inc. HPQ 36,05 37,00 35,87 36,03 14.5M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 23,11 23,40 22,61 22,73 14.4M
Amazon AMZN 63,38 63,44 60,83 61,06 13.7M
Alphabet GOOGL 340,30 354,44 339,17 343,00 13.6M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 29,80 29,94 28,75 28,98 13M
Merck MRK 30,25 30,86 29,60 29,90 13M
Chevron CVX 72,25 72,93 71,01 71,60 12.1M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 58,71 59,13 57,67 57,96 11.4M
International Business Machines IBM 93,74 94,91 91,82 92,83 10.2M
Schlumberger SLB 41,55 43,29 41,40 42,28 9.64M
McDonald's MCD 59,17 59,77 57,50 57,86 9.27M
Coca-Cola KO 43,35 43,55 42,28 42,40 9.15M
Gilead Sciences GILD 53,12 53,28 51,60 51,96 8.92M
Visa V 48,86 50,24 48,56 49,13 8.29M
Amgen AMGN 56,79 57,85 56,17 56,77 7.42M
Altria MO 16,91 17,03 16,70 16,75 7.26M
Pepsico PEP 51,54 52,23 51,00 51,49 6.9M
Boeing BA 42,12 42,97 41,69 41,97 6.73M
Union Pacific UNP 45,73 47,37 45,17 46,16 5.95M
United Technologies UTX 48,27 48,86 47,35 47,53 5.59M
3M MMM 51,91 52,45 50,61 50,84 4.72M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 2980,00 3027,00 2957,00 2994,00 18K
Exchange Rates of February 04, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 89,420 JPY 1 JPY = 0,011 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,232 CAD 1 CAD = 0,812 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,158 CHF 1 CHF = 0,863 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,835 CNY 1 CNY = 0,146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 114,890 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,888 GBP 1 GBP = 1,126 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,995 AUD 1 AUD = 0,501 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,583 CAD 1 CAD = 0,632 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,488 CHF 1 CHF = 0,672 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 8,779 CNY 1 CNY = 0,114 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,773 GBP 1 GBP = 1,294 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,735 AUD 1 AUD = 0,576 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,378 CAD 1 CAD = 0,726 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,295 CHF 1 CHF = 0,772 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,246 AUD 1 AUD = 0,445 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,783 CAD 1 CAD = 0,561 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1,676 CHF 1 CHF = 0,597 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 9,874 CNY 1 CNY = 0,101 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,793 CAD 1 CAD = 1,261 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,746 CHF 1 CHF = 1,341 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4,410 CNY 1 CNY = 0,227 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0,940 CHF 1 CHF = 1,064 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5,544 CNY 1 CNY = 0,180 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 5,898 CNY 1 CNY = 0,170 CHF

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