Financial news on November 11, 2009

Business and Financial news
American Wages Out of Balance

American Wages. Read more..

By EDWARD HADAS, MARTIN HUTCHINSON and ANTONY CURRIE - The New York Times

An Influx of Business Wealth in Rio

Public and private investors are expected to pump billions into Rio over the next three years, according to one study. Read more..

By VICTORIA GOMELSKY - International Herald Tribune

Wall St. Takes a Breather and Shares Close Flat

A day after a strong run on Wall Street, investors took a pause and the major stock averages drifted lower in midday trading. Read more..

By JAVIER C. HERNANDEZ - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE15.9415.9715.6515.8371.3M
IntelINTC19.6519.9019.6419.8461.3M
MicrosoftMSFT29.0829.3029.0229.1249.7M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC28.3729.1328.2528.8040.1M
Cisco SystemsCSCO23.7324.0023.7123.9239.2M
PfizerPFE17.6717.8217.5117.6235.4M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM44.3444.9943.7844.3232.7M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT52.5953.0052.1852.9723.3M
ComcastCMCSA15.0015.1114.8515.1022.1M
Oracle Corp.ORCL21.8322.0521.7521.9019.5M
Home DepotHD27.1527.4527.0527.3118.7M
AT&T Inc.T26.5126.5226.2226.4418.4M
MerckMRK33.7333.7533.1233.2217.5M
AppleAAPL204.56205.00201.83203.2515.9M
AltriaMO19.2319.2518.9118.9715.4M
ExxonMobilXOM73.0473.4372.5372.9114.4M
HP Inc.HPQ49.8250.0049.7150.0014.2M
ConocoPhillipsCOP53.9554.0953.0053.1614.1M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ30.4530.4730.2230.3613.2M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT53.4253.5553.0153.2612.8M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS29.2129.4729.1129.2911.6M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ60.9061.0760.6560.8711.2M
Procter & GamblePG61.8762.2861.5262.239.84M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH28.9929.4328.6629.378.79M
ChevronCVX78.8779.1478.0078.517.91M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY23.4123.5023.2023.257.66M
AmazonAMZN131.08131.31128.33129.917.43M
Coca-ColaKO56.0656.2755.7456.137.15M
SchlumbergerSLB65.8267.0965.7566.146.89M
McDonald'sMCD62.6863.1062.4562.836.64M
International Business MachinesIBM126.55127.30125.94127.196.53M
Gilead SciencesGILD47.2047.4646.7547.146.14M
AmgenAMGN54.1754.8554.1654.784.91M
PepsicoPEP62.3462.6862.0862.604.71M
AlphabetGOOGL570.48573.50565.86570.564.63M
VisaV81.1081.1081.1081.103.67M
BoeingBA50.7851.4250.5450.683.55M
United TechnologiesUTX66.8667.4566.6366.973.41M
Union PacificUNP62.5163.5662.3963.093.35M
3MMMM78.0979.0077.7177.962.88M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3405.003417.003391.003395.0037.6K
Exchange Rates of November 11, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 89.840 JPY1 JPY = 0.011 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.045 CAD1 CAD = 0.957 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.008 CHF1 CHF = 0.992 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.826 CNY1 CNY = 0.147 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 134.640 JPY1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.904 GBP1 GBP = 1.106 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.611 AUD1 AUD = 0.621 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.566 CAD1 CAD = 0.639 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.510 CHF1 CHF = 0.662 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 10.228 CNY1 CNY = 0.098 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.671 GBP1 GBP = 1.490 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.196 AUD1 AUD = 0.836 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.163 CAD1 CAD = 0.860 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.122 CHF1 CHF = 0.892 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1.781 AUD1 AUD = 0.561 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.732 CAD1 CAD = 0.578 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.670 CHF1 CHF = 0.599 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 11.303 CNY1 CNY = 0.088 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.971 CAD1 CAD = 1.030 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.937 CHF1 CHF = 1.067 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 6.347 CNY1 CNY = 0.158 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.964 CHF1 CHF = 1.037 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 6.531 CNY1 CNY = 0.153 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.772 CNY1 CNY = 0.148 CHF

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