Financial news on January 08, 2008

Business and Financial news
Four Wheels for the Masses: The $2,500 Car

A new car from Tata Motors of India would likely fail Western emission and safety standards, but it could be an affordable car for the developing world. Read more..

By ANAND GIRIDHARADAS - The New York Times

Genzyme Wins Cholesterol Drug Deal

Genzyme has agreed to pay at least $325 million to win the hotly contested rights to a potentially powerful cholesterol-lowering drug. Read more..

By ANDREW POLLACK - The New York Times

Hong Kong Power Regulations Based in Part on Emissions

Hong Kong adopts a new regulatory system that could some day be a model for mainland China’s giant power industries. Read more..

By KEITH BRADSHER - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
IntelINTC22.9223.1322.2322.2680.5M
MicrosoftMSFT34.7134.7133.4033.4579.1M
AT&T Inc.T41.3641.8537.1439.1672.8M
Cisco SystemsCSCO26.3626.7925.4225.4361.2M
AppleAAPL180.14182.46170.80171.2554.4M
PfizerPFE23.3923.9223.3023.4751.9M
General ElectricGE36.2936.4335.2035.4045.1M
Oracle Corp.ORCL22.2422.3221.1421.1543.6M
HP Inc.HPQ45.6246.0243.0243.1942.7M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC27.7628.1126.3726.5041.5M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ43.3044.3240.5741.9937.4M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM41.5041.5839.4239.7033.6M
ComcastCMCSA17.0417.3216.6116.6224.5M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY26.4426.9726.3726.6422M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT57.7560.0057.6759.0122M
ExxonMobilXOM91.8692.0589.6890.0521.8M
AmgenAMGN45.7247.9545.3546.3321M
MerckMRK58.0960.6958.0259.6620.5M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT46.6547.0845.8845.9719M
AltriaMO78.9579.4377.9078.3217.3M
Procter & GamblePG72.6973.8172.0072.6817.2M
ConocoPhillipsCOP84.8585.6182.2782.5116.2M
Home DepotHD25.5825.8024.6724.7415.5M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ66.7567.7566.6066.9413.5M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS31.2531.5030.4630.5413M
AmazonAMZN87.5591.8386.9387.8812.3M
ChevronCVX92.6293.3890.5890.9511M
AlphabetGOOGL653.00659.96631.00631.6810.7M
SchlumbergerSLB98.15100.3196.4496.7110.7M
Coca-ColaKO63.5064.4063.3163.5710.4M
McDonald'sMCD58.4458.6456.9657.0810.1M
BoeingBA83.1183.3779.6579.919.81M
Gilead SciencesGILD48.0848.4546.8346.859.6M
International Business MachinesIBM100.05100.3897.1797.599.43M
United TechnologiesUTX74.7475.1971.4471.798.25M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH57.0557.4855.9856.218.14M
PepsicoPEP77.8578.9977.1777.947.15M
3MMMM81.3582.0780.1080.215.71M
Union PacificUNP119.16120.00114.86115.262.88M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B4420.004478.004380.004415.0020.6K
Exchange Rates of January 08, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 108.910 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.007 CAD1 CAD = 0.993 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.112 CHF1 CHF = 0.899 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7.267 CNY1 CNY = 0.138 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 160.140 JPY1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.745 GBP1 GBP = 1.342 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.673 AUD1 AUD = 0.598 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.480 CAD1 CAD = 0.676 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.636 CHF1 CHF = 0.611 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.465 GBP1 GBP = 2.150 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.044 AUD1 AUD = 0.957 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.924 CAD1 CAD = 1.082 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.021 CHF1 CHF = 0.979 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.246 AUD1 AUD = 0.445 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.986 CAD1 CAD = 0.503 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2.195 CHF1 CHF = 0.456 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.884 CAD1 CAD = 1.131 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.977 CHF1 CHF = 1.024 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1.105 CHF1 CHF = 0.905 CAD

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