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

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 22.92 23.13 22.23 22.26 80.5M
Microsoft MSFT 34.71 34.71 33.40 33.45 79.1M
AT&T Inc. T 41.36 41.85 37.14 39.16 72.8M
Cisco Systems CSCO 26.36 26.79 25.42 25.43 61.2M
Apple AAPL 180.14 182.46 170.80 171.25 54.4M
Pfizer PFE 23.39 23.92 23.30 23.47 51.9M
General Electric GE 36.29 36.43 35.20 35.40 45.1M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 22.24 22.32 21.14 21.15 43.6M
HP Inc. HPQ 45.62 46.02 43.02 43.19 42.7M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 27.76 28.11 26.37 26.50 41.5M
Verizon Communications VZ 43.30 44.32 40.57 41.99 37.4M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 41.50 41.58 39.42 39.70 33.6M
Comcast CMCSA 17.04 17.32 16.61 16.62 24.5M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 26.44 26.97 26.37 26.64 22M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 57.75 60.00 57.67 59.01 22M
ExxonMobil XOM 91.86 92.05 89.68 90.05 21.8M
Amgen AMGN 45.72 47.95 45.35 46.33 21M
Merck MRK 58.09 60.69 58.02 59.66 20.5M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 46.65 47.08 45.88 45.97 19M
Altria MO 78.95 79.43 77.90 78.32 17.3M
Procter & Gamble PG 72.69 73.81 72.00 72.68 17.2M
ConocoPhillips COP 84.85 85.61 82.27 82.51 16.2M
Home Depot HD 25.58 25.80 24.67 24.74 15.5M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 66.75 67.75 66.60 66.94 13.5M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 31.25 31.50 30.46 30.54 13M
Amazon AMZN 87.55 91.83 86.93 87.88 12.3M
Chevron CVX 92.62 93.38 90.58 90.95 11M
Alphabet GOOGL 653.00 659.96 631.00 631.68 10.7M
Schlumberger SLB 98.15 100.31 96.44 96.71 10.7M
Coca-Cola KO 63.50 64.40 63.31 63.57 10.4M
McDonald's MCD 58.44 58.64 56.96 57.08 10.1M
Boeing BA 83.11 83.37 79.65 79.91 9.81M
Gilead Sciences GILD 48.08 48.45 46.83 46.85 9.6M
International Business Machines IBM 100.05 100.38 97.17 97.59 9.43M
United Technologies UTX 74.74 75.19 71.44 71.79 8.25M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 57.05 57.48 55.98 56.21 8.14M
Pepsico PEP 77.85 78.99 77.17 77.94 7.15M
3M MMM 81.35 82.07 80.10 80.21 5.71M
Union Pacific UNP 119.16 120.00 114.86 115.26 2.88M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 4420.00 4478.00 4380.00 4415.00 20.6K
Exchange Rates of January 08, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 108.910 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.007 CAD 1 CAD = 0.993 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.112 CHF 1 CHF = 0.899 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7.267 CNY 1 CNY = 0.138 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 160.140 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.745 GBP 1 GBP = 1.342 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.673 AUD 1 AUD = 0.598 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.480 CAD 1 CAD = 0.676 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.636 CHF 1 CHF = 0.611 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.465 GBP 1 GBP = 2.150 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.044 AUD 1 AUD = 0.957 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.924 CAD 1 CAD = 1.082 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.021 CHF 1 CHF = 0.979 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.246 AUD 1 AUD = 0.445 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.986 CAD 1 CAD = 0.503 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.195 CHF 1 CHF = 0.456 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.884 CAD 1 CAD = 1.131 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.977 CHF 1 CHF = 1.024 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.105 CHF 1 CHF = 0.905 CAD

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