Financial news on August 14th, 2007
Business and Financial news
Two candidates for Web supremacy are working up their plans to improve the nation’s health care. Read more..
Ed Limato, a longtime agent for stars like Steve Martin and Mel Gibson, will be able to leave International Creative Management for a rival and take his clients with him. Read more..
The resignation of Lou Lupin comes as Qualcomm faces multiple legal battles with rivals such as Broadcom and a U.S. government ban on importing some wireless phones using its chips. Read more..
I’m seeing the world about three weeks at a time. Brazil had been on my radar for a while, but once I decided to go recently, it was a very last-minute trip. Read more..
Zhang Shuhong’s company was behind the recall earlier this month of more than a million Mattel toys. Read more..
A jump in energy prices caused prices paid at the producer level to rise more than expected last month despite falling food prices and small price increases for many other goods. Read more..
Since Dec. 29, there have been hundreds of reports of passengers unable to get off parked airplanes. But what made Continental Flight 1669 different is that the passengers protested. Read more..
Take a look around any airport and the business travelers are easy to spot — not so much by their wardrobe and gadgets - but by their luggage. Read more..
The Bush administration asked the World Trade Organization to rule in a complaint against China over piracy of copyrighted movies, music, software and books, escalating a dispute that has strained commercial relations between the two trading giant... Read more..
Shares in the software company VMware surged nearly 75 percent early in their first day of trading, closing at $51, or $22 above the initial offering price of $29. Read more..
Values are reported in US Dollars
|Wells Fargo & Co.||WFC||33.94||34.23||33.54||33.66||18.9M|
|Johnson & Johnson||JNJ||61.51||61.94||61.11||61.13||18.6M|
|Walt Disney & Co.||DIS||33.24||33.50||32.13||32.36||11.5M|
|Procter & Gamble||PG||64.23||64.45||63.52||63.72||10.9M|
|International Business Machines||IBM||112.83||113.15||111.74||112.05||5.62M|
Exchange Rates of August 14th, 2007
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 117.560 JPY||1 JPY = 0.009 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1.067 CAD||1 CAD = 0.937 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 1.211 CHF||1 CHF = 0.826 USD|
|US Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 USD = 7.576 CNY||1 CNY = 0.132 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 159.110 JPY||1 JPY = 0.006 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0.678 GBP||1 GBP = 1.476 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.621 AUD||1 AUD = 0.617 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.444 CAD||1 CAD = 0.693 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1.639 CHF||1 CHF = 0.610 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0.426 GBP||1 GBP = 2.349 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.018 AUD||1 AUD = 0.982 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 0.907 CAD||1 CAD = 1.102 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 1.030 CHF||1 CHF = 0.971 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.393 AUD||1 AUD = 0.418 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.131 CAD||1 CAD = 0.469 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 2.418 CHF||1 CHF = 0.414 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0.890 CAD||1 CAD = 1.124 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 1.010 CHF||1 CHF = 0.990 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 1.134 CHF||1 CHF = 0.882 CAD|