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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
MicrosoftMSFT28,5228,6127,9128,21157M
Cisco SystemsCSCO23,6523,7023,3023,5269M
IntelINTC20,4020,8220,1520,6853.8M
Oracle Corp.ORCL19,2119,5719,1719,4444.1M
AppleAAPL128,01129,98127,20129,4542.9M
General ElectricGE33,8134,1933,5534,0132.2M
PfizerPFE22,3722,4122,0322,2031.2M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM43,8944,0042,8243,3525.9M
AT&T Inc.T36,3637,0035,7836,8724.9M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC29,5829,9028,8329,5423M
ExxonMobilXOM81,8583,3081,0483,2222.7M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT48,9349,6848,3449,6021.6M
ConocoPhillipsCOP75,3877,1574,8176,9718.1M
ChevronCVX80,2280,4778,5180,4317.6M
ComcastCMCSA16,9217,2216,7317,0314.1M
Home DepotHD28,0228,8827,6728,6913.9M
HP Inc.HPQ42,2442,6341,9342,6313.5M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ36,4036,8435,8236,7911.9M
MerckMRK44,5545,4544,2045,3111.9M
AltriaMO72,7773,3671,8972,4211.8M
AlphabetGOOGL520,52523,71513,40521,1611.6M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ62,0062,1461,3661,8811.1M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY23,0723,8522,7722,9510.5M
Procter & GamblePG64,9166,0364,7366,0010.3M
SchlumbergerSLB77,5080,7876,9480,499.93M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT56,9057,3655,9256,349.32M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS32,2732,2731,5231,939.08M
AmgenAMGN46,0346,6846,0046,389M
Gilead SciencesGILD44,1044,8143,9244,608.54M
AmazonAMZN73,1475,9672,7775,197.76M
PepsicoPEP69,4571,2069,3070,966.93M
Coca-ColaKO59,3559,7058,8059,506.82M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH48,2048,3747,3948,226.72M
International Business MachinesIBM102,90105,55102,87105,146.1M
McDonald'sMCD55,5256,3455,1955,985.9M
BoeingBA79,4681,3978,8581,134.9M
United TechnologiesUTX71,4771,6670,4271,573.63M
Union PacificUNP125,56125,85122,64125,502.15M
3MMMM78,2779,5777,8479,282.1M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B4640,004647,004565,004645,0016.4K
Exchange Rates of February 11, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 106,940 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,001 CAD1 CAD = 0,999 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,102 CHF1 CHF = 0,907 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7,191 CNY1 CNY = 0,139 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 155,260 JPY1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,744 GBP1 GBP = 1,344 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,606 AUD1 AUD = 0,623 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,454 CAD1 CAD = 0,688 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,600 CHF1 CHF = 0,625 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,479 GBP1 GBP = 2,088 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,034 AUD1 AUD = 0,967 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,936 CAD1 CAD = 1,069 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,030 CHF1 CHF = 0,970 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,158 AUD1 AUD = 0,463 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,954 CAD1 CAD = 0,512 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,150 CHF1 CHF = 0,465 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,905 CAD1 CAD = 1,105 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,996 CHF1 CHF = 1,004 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1,100 CHF1 CHF = 0,909 CAD

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