Financial news on February 08, 2010

Business and Financial news
A Growing Appreciation for Cents Off

After a 17-year slump, consumers’ use of coupons is rising. Read more..

By ALEX MINDLIN - The New York Times

For New and Healthy Recipes, a Magazine Turns to Leftovers

The editor of Health said cost concerns did not drive the decision to recycle recipes from Real Simple. Read more..

By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD - The New York Times

In Secret, Nations Work Toward Crackdown on Piracy

Negotiators, under intense pressure from media companies, luxury brands and other corporate victims of piracy to complete a deal, are facing criticism over the process. Read more..

By ERIC PFANNER - International Herald Tribune

Kindle Books in Snack Sizes

FT Press is selling stripped-down, 1,000- to 2,000-word versions of books, for $1.99, and a new series of essays of about 5,000 words, for $2.99. Read more..

By MOTOKO RICH - The New York Times

Some Toyota Owners Voice an Eroding Loyalty

The recall of millions of Toyota cars and trucks for problems with their accelerator pedals is giving Toyota loyalists second thoughts. Read more..

By NICK BUNKLEY - The New York Times

Toyota Is Expected to Add 2010 Prius to Recalls

The decision to recall at least 311,000 2010 Prius cars will be announced early this week, adding to the automaker’s woes after recalls of other models. Read more..

By HIROKO TABUCHI - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B73,9974,5072,9374,231.2B
General ElectricGE15,8315,8415,4715,6070.5M
Cisco SystemsCSCO23,7823,9023,4823,5069.9M
IntelINTC19,4819,7919,3019,3562.6M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM38,2938,2937,3237,7058.3M
PfizerPFE17,9118,0017,7217,8455.6M
MicrosoftMSFT28,0128,0827,5727,7252.8M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC27,2327,4126,4026,4343.4M
Oracle Corp.ORCL23,5423,6523,1023,1232.9M
ExxonMobilXOM64,9165,4964,3464,3530.5M
AT&T Inc.T25,1925,2724,9624,9827.2M
Home DepotHD28,5328,9428,4728,5926M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ28,7928,8228,3728,3717.7M
HP Inc.HPQ47,1548,1347,0547,5917.6M
AppleAAPL195,69197,88194,00194,1217.1M
ComcastCMCSA15,4415,4715,2015,2115.7M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT53,8553,9553,3153,3514.9M
AltriaMO19,4319,6319,3519,3713.8M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY23,9124,3023,7623,9612.5M
ChevronCVX71,2471,4570,1370,1311.6M
Procter & GamblePG61,0661,5160,8161,0111.4M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS29,7629,9529,4629,4810.7M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT53,3853,5452,9252,9310.5M
ConocoPhillipsCOP47,9148,2547,3047,3710.4M
MerckMRK36,5837,0836,2236,5910.2M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ62,5062,9862,2662,3710.1M
AmazonAMZN119,38121,00116,56116,839.89M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH32,2332,9532,2332,419.56M
Coca-ColaKO53,2753,2752,5752,658.36M
SchlumbergerSLB62,2363,6861,5762,127.96M
Gilead SciencesGILD46,3046,4845,6746,097.73M
PepsicoPEP59,6059,6658,7558,967.05M
McDonald'sMCD63,4863,8062,9262,926.98M
VisaV82,9084,3882,5683,055.99M
AmgenAMGN57,5457,9256,7057,465.95M
International Business MachinesIBM123,15123,22121,74121,885.72M
AlphabetGOOGL532,50542,00531,53533,475.38M
United TechnologiesUTX66,2866,3365,3165,405.26M
BoeingBA58,3358,9757,7857,894.72M
3MMMM78,4878,4877,2577,534.41M
Union PacificUNP62,1862,4560,9760,973.37M
Exchange Rates of February 08, 2010
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 89,210 JPY1 JPY = 0,011 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,075 CAD1 CAD = 0,930 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,073 CHF1 CHF = 0,932 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6,828 CNY1 CNY = 0,146 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 121,740 JPY1 JPY = 0,008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,876 GBP1 GBP = 1,142 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,578 AUD1 AUD = 0,634 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,468 CAD1 CAD = 0,681 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,465 CHF1 CHF = 0,683 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 9,321 CNY1 CNY = 0,107 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,719 GBP1 GBP = 1,391 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,295 AUD1 AUD = 0,772 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1,205 CAD1 CAD = 0,830 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,203 CHF1 CHF = 0,831 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1,802 AUD1 AUD = 0,555 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,676 CAD1 CAD = 0,597 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1,673 CHF1 CHF = 0,598 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 10,630 CNY1 CNY = 0,094 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,930 CAD1 CAD = 1,075 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,928 CHF1 CHF = 1,078 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5,902 CNY1 CNY = 0,169 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0,998 CHF1 CHF = 1,002 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 6,349 CNY1 CNY = 0,158 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6,361 CNY1 CNY = 0,157 CHF

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