Financial news on January 07, 2010

Business and Financial news
A Drug’s Second Act: Battling Jet Lag

Nuvigil from Cephalon could become the first medicine specifically approved by the F.D.A. to combat jet lag. Read more..

By ANDREW POLLACK - The New York Times

A Faster Route From Camera to Web

The new $150 Eye-Fi Pro card adds some welcome improvements. Read more..

By RIK FAIRLIE - The New York Times

Coat Maker Transforms Obama Photo Into Ad

A New York garment company known for publicity stunts has gotten the attention of the White House with a billboard in Times Square featuring the president. Read more..

By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD - The New York Times

Despite Risks, Internet Creeps Onto Car Dashboards

Even as concerns rise about technology distractions for drivers, automakers are rapidly bringing PC features to the dashboard. Read more..

By ASHLEE VANCE and MATT RICHTEL - The New York Times

Diet Drug Maker Glaxo to Pay for a Film on Eating

Glaxo, the maker of the weight-loss product Alli, will try to educate Americans about obesity — and increase Alli sales — by financing a documentary about eating. Read more..

By BROOKS BARNES - The New York Times

In a Clash Over Cable, Consumers Lose

As talks drag on, the Food Network and HGTV have gone dark for many cable customers in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more..

By BRIAN STELTER - The New York Times

New York to Create Global Insurance Exchange to Cover Complex Risks

The state’s governor hopes to keep companies from going offshore for complex coverage. Read more..

By MARY WILLIAMS WALSH - The New York Times

Righting the Body’s Clock Through Chemicals

Science is hard at work looking for ways to get circadian rhythms to snap back into place. Read more..

By ANDREW POLLACK - The New York Times

Viewing Facebook via Roku

Can you see other parts of Facebook besides just photos on the Roku video set-top box? Read more..

By J .D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE15,4816,4815,4316,25185M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC28,1229,4327,9229,1361.6M
IntelINTC20,7320,7620,3420,6054M
MicrosoftMSFT30,6330,7030,1930,4550.6M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM43,7945,1243,6144,7944.9M
PfizerPFE18,6418,6718,4618,5339.4M
AT&T Inc.T27,5827,6927,1227,3033.6M
Cisco SystemsCSCO24,3024,5724,1724,5331.5M
Oracle Corp.ORCL24,4624,6124,0824,3830.5M
ExxonMobilXOM69,9070,0669,4269,8027.2M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ32,1032,1031,5331,7325.5M
AppleAAPL211,75212,00209,05210,5817M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY25,1825,4125,1025,2415.8M
ComcastCMCSA16,7117,0616,5516,9715.1M
AltriaMO20,0820,1419,9520,0615M
BoeingBA59,5162,3159,0262,2014.4M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT54,3154,7854,0754,7712.9M
AlphabetGOOGL609,40610,00592,65594,1012.8M
Home DepotHD28,8629,2228,7329,1212.1M
MerckMRK37,4737,9037,4037,7211.9M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH31,5933,0531,5933,0111.8M
AmazonAMZN132,01132,32128,80130,0011M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ64,2564,3563,7463,9910.9M
PepsicoPEP61,3561,3860,5360,9710.8M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT53,7253,7553,2653,6010.7M
Gilead SciencesGILD44,7545,1544,5644,8710.4M
AmgenAMGN56,4156,5354,6556,2710.4M
HP Inc.HPQ52,1952,5952,0052,2010.2M
ChevronCVX79,3679,7078,9779,339.63M
Procter & GamblePG60,5860,7060,2460,528.97M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS31,7731,8631,5431,838.2M
SchlumbergerSLB68,4969,8168,2169,517.69M
ConocoPhillipsCOP52,7153,0952,5052,807.65M
McDonald'sMCD61,2562,3461,1161,907.52M
VisaV85,9787,0085,5586,766.96M
Coca-ColaKO56,3356,3755,7556,196.62M
International Business MachinesIBM129,87130,25128,91129,555.84M
3MMMM83,3283,7682,1283,734.47M
United TechnologiesUTX70,0170,6269,5770,494.26M
Union PacificUNP66,0766,4465,1065,812.52M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3310,003325,503307,003323,0030.1K
Exchange Rates of January 07, 2010
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 93,300 JPY1 JPY = 0,011 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,034 CAD1 CAD = 0,967 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,034 CHF1 CHF = 0,968 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6,828 CNY1 CNY = 0,146 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 133,550 JPY1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,898 GBP1 GBP = 1,113 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,559 AUD1 AUD = 0,641 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,480 CAD1 CAD = 0,676 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,479 CHF1 CHF = 0,676 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 9,775 CNY1 CNY = 0,102 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,672 GBP1 GBP = 1,488 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,167 AUD1 AUD = 0,857 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1,108 CAD1 CAD = 0,903 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,108 CHF1 CHF = 0,903 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1,736 AUD1 AUD = 0,576 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,647 CAD1 CAD = 0,607 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1,647 CHF1 CHF = 0,607 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 10,867 CNY1 CNY = 0,092 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,949 CAD1 CAD = 1,054 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,948 CHF1 CHF = 1,055 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 6,267 CNY1 CNY = 0,160 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0,999 CHF1 CHF = 1,001 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 6,601 CNY1 CNY = 0,151 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6,606 CNY1 CNY = 0,151 CHF

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