Financial news on February 15, 2010

Business and Financial news
Anger Leads to Apology From Google About Buzz

The company is disabling Buzz’s much-criticized auto-follow feature, which had been intended to make it easy for people to start using the service. Read more..

By MIGUEL HELFT - The New York Times

Approval of Airline Deal Puts Pressure on Europe

The U.S. said late Saturday that British Airways and American Airlines could work together to price international flights. Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

Charges in Web Video Bring Unusual Rebuttal From F.D.I.C.

The statement by the F.D.I.C. was not only an effort at rumor control and a nod to the power of online media but also a defense of the agency. Read more..

By SEWELL CHAN - The New York Times

Demand for Oil Set to Rise Anew

Chinese oil demand is once more growing fast, rebel militants are threatening to attack pipelines in Nigeria, and tensions are again rising in the Gulf. Read more..

By JAD MOUAWAD - International Herald Tribune

Despite Budgets, Some Newsrooms Persist in Costly Fight for Records

As journalism budgets continue to wither, some companies are taking aggressive action, but other smaller publications have had to let go of those efforts. Read more..

By TIM ARANGO - The New York Times

E.C.B. President Defends Measures on Greece

Jean-Claude Trichet, president of the European Central Bank, said there was no doubt about the commitment of the Continent’s governments to aiding the beleaguered country. Read more..

By DAVID JOLLY - International Herald Tribune

Pinpointing Emissions at Their Source

Portable analyzers made by the Silicon Valley company Picarro take precise real-time measurements of carbon dioxide, methane and other greenhouse gases. Read more..

By TODD WOODY - International Herald Tribune

Exchange Rates of February 15, 2010
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 90.000 JPY 1 JPY = 0.011 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.049 CAD 1 CAD = 0.953 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.078 CHF 1 CHF = 0.928 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.834 CNY 1 CNY = 0.146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 122.350 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.868 GBP 1 GBP = 1.152 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.530 AUD 1 AUD = 0.654 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.426 CAD 1 CAD = 0.701 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.465 CHF 1 CHF = 0.683 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 9.296 CNY 1 CNY = 0.108 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.709 GBP 1 GBP = 1.410 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.250 AUD 1 AUD = 0.800 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.165 CAD 1 CAD = 0.858 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.197 CHF 1 CHF = 0.835 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.762 AUD 1 AUD = 0.568 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.643 CAD 1 CAD = 0.609 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.687 CHF 1 CHF = 0.593 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10.697 CNY 1 CNY = 0.093 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.932 CAD 1 CAD = 1.073 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.957 CHF 1 CHF = 1.045 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 6.076 CNY 1 CNY = 0.165 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.027 CHF 1 CHF = 0.974 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6.517 CNY 1 CNY = 0.153 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.343 CNY 1 CNY = 0.158 CHF

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