Financial news on September 06, 2010

Business and Financial news
Apple Faces Many Rivals for Streaming to TVs

Apple TV may be “an elementary effort” with little content available, but analysts point out that the iPod was also marginal when it was introduced. Read more..

By MIGUEL HELFT - The New York Times

Even Hit Like ‘Kick-Ass’ Can Seem Like Miss at Debut

The film “Kick-Ass” fell short in its opening weekend, and bloggers wrote it off as a flop. Never mind that this $15 million film went on to sell almost $100 million in tickets. Read more..

By BROOKS BARNES - The New York Times

From Viral Video to Billboard 100

The “Bed Intruder Song” was a rare case of a product of Web culture jumping the species barrier and becoming a pop hit. Read more..

By JENNA WORTHAM - The New York Times

In Europe, Fund-Raising Lessons From Americans

Universities across Europe are realizing that their dependence on government funding puts them at a disadvantage. Read more..

By D.D. GUTTENPLAN - International Herald Tribune

Life Without a TV Set? Not Impossible

Survey results suggested a decline in the perceived status of the television set, as other devices edge into its territory. Read more..

By ALEX MINDLIN - The New York Times

Obama Offers a Transit Plan to Create Jobs

President Obama, looking to jump-start the economy, called on Congress to approve a far-reaching plan to rebuild and modernize transportation over the next six years. Read more..

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and MARY WILLIAMS WALSH - The New York Times

Retiring Fed Official Considers More Bank Action

Donald L. Kohn, former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, said that unless the recovery showed signs of “decent progress,” more stimulus might be needed. Read more..

By SEWELL CHAN - The New York Times

Some Newspapers, Tracking Readers Online, Shift Coverage

Because of technological advances, newspapers can make more scientific decisions about allocating their resources. Read more..

By JEREMY W. PETERS - The New York Times

The Glut of Shows Unwatched

Television, which was once the brain-dead part of the day, has become one more thing that requires time, attention and discernment. Read more..

By DAVID CARR - The New York Times

Exchange Rates of September 06, 2010
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 84.120 JPY 1 JPY = 0.012 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.035 CAD 1 CAD = 0.966 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.011 CHF 1 CHF = 0.989 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.788 CNY 1 CNY = 0.147 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 108.295 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.836 GBP 1 GBP = 1.196 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.404 AUD 1 AUD = 0.712 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.332 CAD 1 CAD = 0.751 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.302 CHF 1 CHF = 0.768 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 8.737 CNY 1 CNY = 0.114 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.772 GBP 1 GBP = 1.295 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.296 AUD 1 AUD = 0.772 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.230 CAD 1 CAD = 0.813 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.202 CHF 1 CHF = 0.832 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.679 AUD 1 AUD = 0.596 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.593 CAD 1 CAD = 0.628 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.556 CHF 1 CHF = 0.643 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10.437 CNY 1 CNY = 0.096 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.949 CAD 1 CAD = 1.054 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.927 CHF 1 CHF = 1.079 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 6.224 CNY 1 CNY = 0.161 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.977 CHF 1 CHF = 1.024 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6.557 CNY 1 CNY = 0.153 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.708 CNY 1 CNY = 0.149 CHF

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