Financial news on September 11, 2009

Business and Financial news
Bank of England Leaves Key Rate at a Record Low

Britain’s economy is recovering more slowly than its counterparts in Europe, so the country will keep stimulus measures in place. Read more..

By JULIA WERDIGIER - The New York Times

Daiwa to Buy Out Sumitomo’s Stake in Joint Venture

The deal is the latest fallout from Citigroup’s retrenchment in Japan. Read more..

By CHRIS V. NICHOLSON - International Herald Tribune

Justice Dept. to Review Microsoft-Yahoo Deal Further

Since Microsoft and Yahoo agreed to a partnership in July, the Justice Department has been scrutinizing the plan. Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

Motorola Phone Focuses on Social Networks

The company hopes the new phone, called the Cliq, will reverse its plummeting cellphone sales. Read more..

By SAUL HANSELL - The New York Times

Seven New Rules for the First-Time Home Buyer

Stretch financially to buy your first house, so-called experts used to say. No more. A damaged financial system requires new strategies. Read more..

By RON LIEBER - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 14,87 14,98 14,63 14,67 101M
Intel INTC 19,90 19,94 19,37 19,51 59.4M
Microsoft MSFT 24,93 25,17 24,81 24,86 54.3M
Cisco Systems CSCO 22,92 23,13 22,61 23,09 53.5M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 27,82 28,09 27,37 27,43 33.8M
Pfizer PFE 16,40 16,47 16,24 16,25 31M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 43,13 43,39 42,48 42,50 27.3M
AT&T Inc. T 26,40 26,71 26,37 26,66 23.5M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 22,82 22,95 22,67 22,86 22.6M
Verizon Communications VZ 31,36 31,45 30,99 31,26 22M
Altria MO 18,31 18,35 18,00 18,14 20.8M
Comcast CMCSA 17,11 17,25 16,99 17,21 19.5M
ExxonMobil XOM 70,89 71,08 69,75 69,98 17.5M
Coca-Cola KO 50,13 51,74 50,00 51,51 17.1M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 46,89 46,98 46,56 46,83 16.7M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 50,99 51,04 50,62 50,72 16.1M
Schlumberger SLB 59,81 61,77 59,65 60,39 14.9M
Home Depot HD 27,50 27,52 26,99 27,34 14.7M
Merck MRK 32,15 32,62 31,92 32,54 14.4M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 28,35 28,42 28,01 28,42 14.2M
ConocoPhillips COP 46,50 46,73 45,72 45,96 14M
HP Inc. HPQ 46,48 46,53 45,87 46,02 12.8M
Procter & Gamble PG 56,11 56,40 55,40 55,64 12.5M
Apple AAPL 172,91 173,18 170,87 172,16 12.5M
McDonald's MCD 55,11 55,12 54,23 54,39 12.2M
Chevron CVX 71,79 71,96 70,38 70,75 9.91M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 60,70 60,89 60,23 60,42 8.48M
Pepsico PEP 58,05 58,92 57,74 58,81 8.2M
Gilead Sciences GILD 46,25 46,58 45,75 46,10 7.4M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 22,35 22,49 22,25 22,30 7.36M
Amazon AMZN 84,44 84,90 83,76 84,54 6.01M
International Business Machines IBM 117,80 119,25 117,47 118,05 5.89M
Boeing BA 50,64 51,44 50,48 51,35 5.88M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 29,12 29,41 28,77 29,07 5.43M
Union Pacific UNP 64,06 64,46 62,00 62,55 5.41M
Amgen AMGN 58,95 59,02 58,42 58,54 4.8M
United Technologies UTX 62,04 62,04 61,41 61,99 4.77M
Visa V 72,50 72,50 71,75 72,29 3.85M
Alphabet GOOGL 470,40 473,30 467,63 472,14 3.8M
3M MMM 74,41 74,49 73,72 74,00 3.33M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3252,00 3275,00 3251,00 3264,00 15.6K
Exchange Rates of September 11, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 90,690 JPY 1 JPY = 0,011 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,076 CAD 1 CAD = 0,929 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,038 CHF 1 CHF = 0,963 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,829 CNY 1 CNY = 0,146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 132,080 JPY 1 JPY = 0,008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,874 GBP 1 GBP = 1,144 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,686 AUD 1 AUD = 0,593 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,567 CAD 1 CAD = 0,638 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,513 CHF 1 CHF = 0,661 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 9,946 CNY 1 CNY = 0,101 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,661 GBP 1 GBP = 1,512 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,276 AUD 1 AUD = 0,784 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,187 CAD 1 CAD = 0,843 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,144 CHF 1 CHF = 0,874 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,928 AUD 1 AUD = 0,519 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,793 CAD 1 CAD = 0,558 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1,730 CHF 1 CHF = 0,578 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 11,363 CNY 1 CNY = 0,088 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,929 CAD 1 CAD = 1,077 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,896 CHF 1 CHF = 1,116 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5,899 CNY 1 CNY = 0,170 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0,965 CHF 1 CHF = 1,037 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6,345 CNY 1 CNY = 0,158 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6,573 CNY 1 CNY = 0,152 CHF

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