Financial news on January 7th, 2008

Business and Financial news
As Electronics Show Grows, Some Scale Back

The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has become a challenging place to introduce new products. Read more..

By BRAD STONE and MATT RICHTEL - The New York Times

Google’s Lunchtime Betting Game

Even at an Internet company, information travels fastest on the ground. Read more..

By NOAM COHEN - The New York Times

Saying ‘Will You’ for Prizes, on the Web

1-800-Flowers.com is holding a “Will You Marry Me?” contest to find the season’s most intriguing marriage proposal. Read more..

By DOUGLAS QUENQUA - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
IntelINTC22,8023,0322,3622,88112M
MicrosoftMSFT34,5534,8034,2534,6180.2M
AppleAAPL181,25183,60170,23177,6474M
Cisco SystemsCSCO26,1026,3825,6826,1354.4M
PfizerPFE22,9323,3422,9023,2348.1M
General ElectricGE36,2036,5035,9136,1847.5M
Oracle Corp.ORCL21,9622,4821,7922,2540M
HP Inc.HPQ46,8747,1544,2145,3531.5M
ExxonMobilXOM92,4793,1590,2591,2228.9M
AT&T Inc.T41,1941,9440,9841,4326.8M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC27,7028,0427,1127,6825.9M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM40,4041,5840,1641,3425.6M
Home DepotHD25,0025,8124,9325,3720.7M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT56,0358,0256,0057,5020.7M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT45,8046,8145,5946,5620.3M
ComcastCMCSA17,0917,3116,8317,0020.3M
ConocoPhillipsCOP86,2586,4983,7984,3917.8M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY25,9026,2625,7826,0417.4M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ42,9143,5742,7643,3516.1M
AltriaMO75,2277,4075,2277,2316M
ChevronCVX93,7493,7491,1592,1312.9M
AlphabetGOOGL653,94662,28637,35649,2512.8M
International Business MachinesIBM100,36101,0099,03100,0512.7M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ66,0167,2165,7566,8612.4M
Procter & GamblePG72,2472,6771,9072,4911.9M
Coca-ColaKO62,1063,4461,9063,3111.9M
MerckMRK57,0958,4256,9557,9211.3M
McDonald'sMCD57,7558,2556,8758,0310.8M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS31,3831,4930,9131,1610.7M
SchlumbergerSLB98,7999,9795,6896,8110.3M
AmazonAMZN88,6290,5785,4788,829.98M
BoeingBA86,3086,3082,1782,879.96M
Gilead SciencesGILD46,6547,8046,3047,719.01M
AmgenAMGN44,7145,7644,5545,398.53M
PepsicoPEP75,7677,4475,7077,327.58M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH55,5457,1155,5456,886.09M
United TechnologiesUTX75,4975,7074,1074,675.85M
3MMMM81,9982,1580,7781,114.22M
Union PacificUNP120,54121,89117,39118,993.43M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B4527,004548,004410,004438,0025.7K
Exchange Rates of January 7th, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 109,160 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,005 CAD1 CAD = 0,996 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,116 CHF1 CHF = 0,896 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7,269 CNY1 CNY = 0,138 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 160,430 JPY1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,746 GBP1 GBP = 1,341 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,683 AUD1 AUD = 0,594 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,476 CAD1 CAD = 0,678 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,641 CHF1 CHF = 0,610 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,465 GBP1 GBP = 2,152 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,048 AUD1 AUD = 0,954 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,920 CAD1 CAD = 1,088 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,022 CHF1 CHF = 0,978 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,256 AUD1 AUD = 0,443 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,979 CAD1 CAD = 0,505 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,199 CHF1 CHF = 0,455 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,876 CAD1 CAD = 1,141 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,974 CHF1 CHF = 1,026 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1,111 CHF1 CHF = 0,900 CAD

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