Financial news on September 07, 2009

Business and Financial news
A Struggle Taming Any Debate

The consumer Web and many traditional media outlets seem to amplify every debate into a frantic broadcast scrum. Read more..

By DAVID CARR - The New York Times

Book Invites Readers to Provide Footnotes

In an experiment by SharedBook, readers of “Nurture Shock” can weigh in with their own annotations online. Read more..

By MOTOKO RICH - The New York Times

Electronics Reach Out to the Ends of the Age Spectrum

The big electronics companies have focused on the mass market. Clipped by the recession, they are looking at the very young and the old. Read more..

By KEVIN J. O'BRIEN - The New York Times

Gadget Makers Can Find Thief, but Don’t Ask

Requests to help locate missing or stolen electronic devices or even to shut down service are typically refused. Read more..

By DAVID SEGAL - The New York Times

In China and Spain, Deal Tightens Telecom Alliance

The companies, which together have about 550 million customers, said they would jointly buy equipment for customers and develop wireless services for multinational companies. Read more..

By KEVIN J. O'BRIEN - The New York Times

Lehman’s Pain Wounded Giants

One aftershock of the collapse of Lehman Brothers 12 months ago was the drastic reshaping of the prime brokerage business. Read more..

By RICHARD BEALES - The New York Times

Like Apple, TV Explores Must-Have Applications

DirecTV and Verizon have app stores. Other cable, satellite and phone companies are working on new technology, but the industry is still wrestling with many questions. Read more..

By SAUL HANSELL - The New York Times

Natural Gas Hits a Roadblock in New Energy Bill

Lawmakers from coal-producing states appear committed to keeping coal as the nation’s primary producer of power. Read more..

By CLIFFORD KRAUSS - The New York Times

Oil Sands: Destroyer or Savior?

Extracting the oil mixed into the sand of Canada is expensive, energy-intensive, and profoundly polluting, but its strategic advantages are also quite real. Read more..

By TOM ZELLER Jr - International Herald Tribune

Panels of Light Fascinate Designers

A cousin of the still-evolving LED bulb is the organic light-emitting diode, which can give light from a sheet 0.07 inches thick. Read more..

By ERIC A. TAUB - The New York Times

Exchange Rates of September 07, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 93.030 JPY 1 JPY = 0.011 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.077 CAD 1 CAD = 0.929 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.060 CHF 1 CHF = 0.944 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.830 CNY 1 CNY = 0.146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 133.370 JPY 1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.877 GBP 1 GBP = 1.140 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.676 AUD 1 AUD = 0.597 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.544 CAD 1 CAD = 0.648 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.519 CHF 1 CHF = 0.658 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.657 GBP 1 GBP = 1.521 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.256 AUD 1 AUD = 0.796 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.157 CAD 1 CAD = 0.864 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.139 CHF 1 CHF = 0.878 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.910 AUD 1 AUD = 0.524 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.761 CAD 1 CAD = 0.568 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.732 CHF 1 CHF = 0.578 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 11.149 CNY 1 CNY = 0.090 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.921 CAD 1 CAD = 1.085 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.906 CHF 1 CHF = 1.103 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5.843 CNY 1 CNY = 0.171 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.983 CHF 1 CHF = 1.017 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.443 CNY 1 CNY = 0.155 CHF

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