Financial news on January 10, 2008

Business and Financial news
Bank of England Resists Calls for a Rate Cut

Despite calls from politicians and businesses that it cut borrowing costs among fears of slowing growth in Britain, the central bank left its benchmark rate unchanged. Read more..

By JULIA WERDIGIER - The New York Times

Same Old Electronics Show, With Some Intriguing New Ideas

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show looked and felt much the same as last year’s. Read more..

By DAVID POGUE - The New York Times

Two Drives Team Up to Save a Network’s Data. (If They Run Into Trouble, They’ll Let You Know.)

The ReadyNAS Duo is part of the home or office network, so it can be reached by all of the network’s PCs or media players. Read more..

By MARTY KATZ - The New York Times

Weak December Sales for Retailers

The nation’s big retail chains, a closely watched barometer of economic health, reported dreary December sales, which may stoke fears of a recessionary downtown. Read more..

By MICHAEL BARBARO - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 22,57 22,70 22,20 22,54 81.2M
Microsoft MSFT 34,35 34,50 33,78 34,33 72.4M
Cisco Systems CSCO 26,06 26,45 25,80 26,24 55.3M
Pfizer PFE 23,97 24,21 23,61 24,08 54.6M
Apple AAPL 177,58 181,00 175,41 178,02 53M
General Electric GE 35,66 36,23 35,37 35,92 45.3M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 26,56 28,46 26,50 27,91 44.4M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 21,46 21,80 21,07 21,68 42.1M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 39,50 42,14 39,30 41,33 41.9M
AT&T Inc. T 38,70 39,67 38,17 39,40 35.7M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 47,20 48,77 47,10 48,40 35.7M
ExxonMobil XOM 90,50 92,16 90,07 91,66 27.3M
HP Inc. HPQ 44,06 45,95 44,02 45,34 24.7M
Comcast CMCSA 17,01 17,35 16,64 17,22 23.8M
Verizon Communications VZ 42,21 43,87 41,90 43,45 23M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 59,48 61,09 59,32 60,11 17.6M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 26,93 27,20 26,80 26,93 17.4M
ConocoPhillips COP 83,03 84,26 82,72 83,90 17.3M
Home Depot HD 24,51 25,71 24,35 25,28 16.1M
Coca-Cola KO 64,88 65,59 64,71 65,56 14.5M
Chevron CVX 91,76 92,10 90,14 91,90 13.8M
Merck MRK 60,17 60,75 59,75 60,47 13.7M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 67,43 68,23 67,35 67,91 13M
Procter & Gamble PG 72,50 72,85 72,07 72,48 13M
Altria MO 78,86 79,20 78,15 78,82 12.8M
Alphabet GOOGL 645,01 657,20 640,11 646,73 12.7M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 30,04 30,94 29,90 30,67 12.2M
Amazon AMZN 83,98 85,97 82,97 84,26 11.6M
McDonald's MCD 57,64 58,49 56,96 58,17 10.8M
International Business Machines IBM 97,39 100,86 97,15 99,92 10.6M
Schlumberger SLB 97,11 97,94 95,19 97,09 10.3M
Gilead Sciences GILD 48,26 48,92 47,51 48,22 9.58M
Boeing BA 80,50 83,19 79,86 82,36 9.41M
Amgen AMGN 47,44 47,78 47,09 47,56 8.82M
Pepsico PEP 78,64 79,79 78,22 79,57 7.87M
United Technologies UTX 71,56 72,77 70,03 72,39 7.13M
3M MMM 79,75 80,71 79,02 80,21 6.84M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 55,91 56,28 55,07 56,09 6.41M
Union Pacific UNP 113,38 118,48 111,10 116,85 2.87M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 4328,00 4495,00 4250,00 4461,00 26.4K
Exchange Rates of January 10, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 109,300 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,010 CAD 1 CAD = 0,990 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,103 CHF 1 CHF = 0,907 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7,271 CNY 1 CNY = 0,138 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 161,830 JPY 1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,755 GBP 1 GBP = 1,325 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,653 AUD 1 AUD = 0,605 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,495 CAD 1 CAD = 0,669 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,633 CHF 1 CHF = 0,612 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,466 GBP 1 GBP = 2,145 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,021 AUD 1 AUD = 0,980 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,923 CAD 1 CAD = 1,083 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,009 CHF 1 CHF = 0,991 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,190 AUD 1 AUD = 0,457 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,981 CAD 1 CAD = 0,505 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,163 CHF 1 CHF = 0,462 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,904 CAD 1 CAD = 1,106 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,987 CHF 1 CHF = 1,013 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1,092 CHF 1 CHF = 0,916 CAD

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