Financial news on March 10th, 2009

Business and Financial news
Times Co. Building Deal Raises Cash

The New York Times Company said Monday that it had raised $225 million through a sale-leaseback of part of its headquarters building, one in a series of moves to pay down its debts. Read more..

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA - The New York Times

Wal-Mart Plans to Market Digital Health Records System

The company said its package deal of hardware, software, installation and service will make the technology more affordable for small physician offices. Read more..

By STEVE LOHR - The New York Times

Wondering if Crude Could Fall Even More

Most analysts do not believe prices will continue to fall, but a growing minority says the world recession could push prices still lower. Read more..

By JAD MOUAWAD - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE8,018,997,958,87369M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC11,1711,9510,7011,81233M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM17,3519,5017,1319,50149M
PfizerPFE12,6813,1312,5913,0995.9M
MicrosoftMSFT15,3716,6215,2516,4895.2M
IntelINTC12,8013,9512,7513,9292.5M
Cisco SystemsCSCO14,0414,7913,9214,6471.7M
Oracle Corp.ORCL14,1715,1914,0015,0958.9M
ExxonMobilXOM65,4767,4865,3467,3951.7M
AT&T Inc.T22,1023,0921,9323,0244.4M
HP Inc.HPQ26,0027,1125,5927,0435.7M
MerckMRK21,6322,3121,3922,2034.7M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT47,6048,9247,2748,6732.5M
AppleAAPL84,8789,1784,3688,6330.2M
ComcastCMCSA11,5012,2511,3412,2128.5M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY19,4220,2419,2620,2328M
AltriaMO16,0616,6515,8816,6027.2M
ConocoPhillipsCOP37,5738,2037,3738,0027.1M
Home DepotHD18,3419,5818,2619,4225.5M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS15,2316,6215,1416,6124.3M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT47,3047,4346,3446,9824M
SchlumbergerSLB37,5040,6137,4939,5222.2M
ChevronCVX59,8961,7859,2861,7821.9M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ47,2347,8746,9347,7821.9M
Procter & GamblePG44,5145,1944,3745,1720.6M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ26,6927,6226,3127,6120.5M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH17,6419,3817,6419,3118.8M
Coca-ColaKO39,6339,6738,6539,1617.6M
McDonald'sMCD52,8353,5052,0752,6017.3M
International Business MachinesIBM85,1187,2583,6487,2515.9M
AmazonAMZN62,4965,9061,7865,7115.4M
AlphabetGOOGL298,25310,50294,25308,1713.4M
United TechnologiesUTX38,3940,7937,9340,7912.1M
BoeingBA31,4733,0231,3233,0111.5M
AmgenAMGN46,9948,3646,4048,3411.3M
Gilead SciencesGILD44,1944,5243,6644,5110.8M
3MMMM42,1045,5541,8045,4910.7M
VisaV50,9952,8750,5952,879.66M
PepsicoPEP46,1046,6745,8546,609.35M
Union PacificUNP34,2236,0334,2235,809.03M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B2325,002755,002325,002755,00100K
Exchange Rates of March 10th, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 98,740 JPY1 JPY = 0,010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,281 CAD1 CAD = 0,781 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,160 CHF1 CHF = 0,862 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6,842 CNY1 CNY = 0,146 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 125,190 JPY1 JPY = 0,008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,922 GBP1 GBP = 1,084 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,961 AUD1 AUD = 0,510 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,624 CAD1 CAD = 0,616 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,471 CHF1 CHF = 0,680 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 8,676 CNY1 CNY = 0,115 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,737 GBP1 GBP = 1,358 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,566 AUD1 AUD = 0,639 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1,297 CAD1 CAD = 0,771 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,175 CHF1 CHF = 0,851 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,125 AUD1 AUD = 0,470 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,760 CAD1 CAD = 0,568 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1,595 CHF1 CHF = 0,627 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 9,392 CNY1 CNY = 0,106 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,828 CAD1 CAD = 1,208 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,750 CHF1 CHF = 1,334 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 4,422 CNY1 CNY = 0,226 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0,905 CHF1 CHF = 1,105 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5,341 CNY1 CNY = 0,187 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 5,897 CNY1 CNY = 0,170 CHF

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