Financial news on March 09, 2009

Business and Financial news
Fear of Lost Jobs Is Hurdle to Reining In Defense Contracts

Experts say President Obama will inevitably clash with members of Congress who are concerned about protecting jobs that weapons programs provide. Read more..

By CHRISTOPHER DREW - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE6.967.836.887.41265M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC8.6510.708.509.97209M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM15.3517.2915.0215.90133M
IntelINTC12.3313.0012.3012.5587M
MerckMRK20.1522.5020.0520.9984.2M
Cisco SystemsCSCO14.0014.4313.6113.6278.3M
PfizerPFE12.3812.9212.3812.6370.5M
MicrosoftMSFT15.2015.7415.1015.1566.5M
Oracle Corp.ORCL14.3114.7013.8013.8560M
ExxonMobilXOM62.8865.9862.8764.5742.7M
AT&T Inc.T22.0922.7821.6221.7238.6M
HP Inc.HPQ26.4727.0325.3925.5330.6M
ConocoPhillipsCOP35.1637.2934.7036.5329M
Home DepotHD17.7218.9517.4918.2328.4M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT48.5649.1147.3047.5126.5M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY18.7719.2018.4119.0126.4M
AppleAAPL84.1287.6082.5783.1124.9M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ26.9727.0826.1026.1823.5M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ47.4647.7546.2546.6023.3M
ComcastCMCSA11.4711.9611.1011.2222.6M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT46.4547.3246.1246.6520.8M
AltriaMO15.6115.9915.5115.8620.6M
McDonald'sMCD51.6953.4651.3152.3217.9M
ChevronCVX57.7359.5957.5158.2817.7M
Coca-ColaKO39.4839.8738.7338.7517.6M
Procter & GamblePG45.3045.6043.9344.1816.9M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS15.4816.2415.4615.5914.6M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH17.6718.2917.1417.7913.8M
AmazonAMZN62.2064.0360.1560.4913.6M
SchlumbergerSLB36.1838.6035.9236.6713.4M
International Business MachinesIBM84.7086.8083.0283.4813.2M
AlphabetGOOGL299.65306.57289.45290.8912.9M
BoeingBA29.9831.4629.9631.0012.4M
AmgenAMGN45.8146.5845.8046.279.4M
VisaV49.6751.0848.7449.808.39M
Gilead SciencesGILD43.7944.7143.6043.718.21M
PepsicoPEP46.6547.1845.6345.817.99M
United TechnologiesUTX38.0338.7537.4037.567.76M
Union PacificUNP34.5635.2733.2833.627.68M
3MMMM41.3142.4541.2042.077.15M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B2254.002390.002251.002310.0050.3K
Exchange Rates of March 09, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 98.770 JPY1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.299 CAD1 CAD = 0.770 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.159 CHF1 CHF = 0.863 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.840 CNY1 CNY = 0.146 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 124.500 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.915 GBP1 GBP = 1.093 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.994 AUD1 AUD = 0.502 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.638 CAD1 CAD = 0.610 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.461 CHF1 CHF = 0.684 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 8.620 CNY1 CNY = 0.116 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.734 GBP1 GBP = 1.362 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.601 AUD1 AUD = 0.625 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.316 CAD1 CAD = 0.760 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.174 CHF1 CHF = 0.852 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.180 AUD1 AUD = 0.459 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.791 CAD1 CAD = 0.558 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.597 CHF1 CHF = 0.626 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 9.410 CNY1 CNY = 0.106 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.821 CAD1 CAD = 1.218 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.732 CHF1 CHF = 1.366 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 4.320 CNY1 CNY = 0.231 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.892 CHF1 CHF = 1.122 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5.262 CNY1 CNY = 0.190 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 5.897 CNY1 CNY = 0.170 CHF

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