Financial news on February 11, 2008

Business and Financial news
A CBS Newsman’s Serenade: Give My Regards to Mr. Redstone

“Face the Nation” anchor Bob Schieffer paid a musical tribute to his boss, Sumner Redstone, at a gala honoring the media mogul. Read more..

By JANE L. LEVERE - The New York Times

Drawn to the Screen, Big and Small

One might imagine, similarly, that teenage moviegoers would see less television than their more movie-averse peers. But that is not so, according to data from IMMI. Read more..

By ALEX MINDLIN - The New York Times

People and Accounts of Note

Webdenda. Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

That Book About the Patriots’ Perfect Season Ended With a Giant Asterisk

The Boston Globe was forced to scrap its planned commemorative book “19-0: The Historic Championship Season of New England’s Unbeatable Patriots.” Read more..

By CLAIRE ATKINSON - The New York Times

The Auction of Getty Images Appears to Be Stalled

The auction of Getty Images, the distributor of pictures and video, appears to be in jeopardy, people briefed on the matter said on Sunday. Read more..

By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED and ANDREW ROSS SORKIN - The New York Times

Theory Gains That Trader Had a Helper

The investigation into the $7.2 billion trading scandal at Société Générale appears to be aiming toward a theory that the bank’s rogue trader might not have acted alone. Read more..

By NICOLA CLARK and KATRIN BENNHOLD - The New York Times

Treasury Auctions Set for This Week

The schedule of financing this week includes Monday’s regular weekly auction of new three- and six-month bills and an auction of four-week bills on Tuesday. Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Microsoft MSFT 28,52 28,61 27,91 28,21 157M
Cisco Systems CSCO 23,65 23,70 23,30 23,52 69M
Intel INTC 20,40 20,82 20,15 20,68 53.8M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 19,21 19,57 19,17 19,44 44.1M
Apple AAPL 128,01 129,98 127,20 129,45 42.9M
General Electric GE 33,81 34,19 33,55 34,01 32.2M
Pfizer PFE 22,37 22,41 22,03 22,20 31.2M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 43,89 44,00 42,82 43,35 25.9M
AT&T Inc. T 36,36 37,00 35,78 36,87 24.9M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 29,58 29,90 28,83 29,54 23M
ExxonMobil XOM 81,85 83,30 81,04 83,22 22.7M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 48,93 49,68 48,34 49,60 21.6M
ConocoPhillips COP 75,38 77,15 74,81 76,97 18.1M
Chevron CVX 80,22 80,47 78,51 80,43 17.6M
Comcast CMCSA 16,92 17,22 16,73 17,03 14.1M
Home Depot HD 28,02 28,88 27,67 28,69 13.9M
HP Inc. HPQ 42,24 42,63 41,93 42,63 13.5M
Verizon Communications VZ 36,40 36,84 35,82 36,79 11.9M
Merck MRK 44,55 45,45 44,20 45,31 11.9M
Altria MO 72,77 73,36 71,89 72,42 11.8M
Alphabet GOOGL 520,52 523,71 513,40 521,16 11.6M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 62,00 62,14 61,36 61,88 11.1M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 23,07 23,85 22,77 22,95 10.5M
Procter & Gamble PG 64,91 66,03 64,73 66,00 10.3M
Schlumberger SLB 77,50 80,78 76,94 80,49 9.93M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 56,90 57,36 55,92 56,34 9.32M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 32,27 32,27 31,52 31,93 9.08M
Amgen AMGN 46,03 46,68 46,00 46,38 9M
Gilead Sciences GILD 44,10 44,81 43,92 44,60 8.54M
Amazon AMZN 73,14 75,96 72,77 75,19 7.76M
Pepsico PEP 69,45 71,20 69,30 70,96 6.93M
Coca-Cola KO 59,35 59,70 58,80 59,50 6.82M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 48,20 48,37 47,39 48,22 6.72M
International Business Machines IBM 102,90 105,55 102,87 105,14 6.1M
McDonald's MCD 55,52 56,34 55,19 55,98 5.9M
Boeing BA 79,46 81,39 78,85 81,13 4.9M
United Technologies UTX 71,47 71,66 70,42 71,57 3.63M
Union Pacific UNP 125,56 125,85 122,64 125,50 2.15M
3M MMM 78,27 79,57 77,84 79,28 2.1M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 4640,00 4647,00 4565,00 4645,00 16.4K
Exchange Rates of February 11, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 106,940 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,001 CAD 1 CAD = 0,999 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,102 CHF 1 CHF = 0,907 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7,191 CNY 1 CNY = 0,139 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 155,260 JPY 1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,744 GBP 1 GBP = 1,344 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,606 AUD 1 AUD = 0,623 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,454 CAD 1 CAD = 0,688 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,600 CHF 1 CHF = 0,625 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,479 GBP 1 GBP = 2,088 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,034 AUD 1 AUD = 0,967 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,936 CAD 1 CAD = 1,069 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,030 CHF 1 CHF = 0,970 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,158 AUD 1 AUD = 0,463 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,954 CAD 1 CAD = 0,512 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,150 CHF 1 CHF = 0,465 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,905 CAD 1 CAD = 1,105 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,996 CHF 1 CHF = 1,004 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1,100 CHF 1 CHF = 0,909 CAD

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