Financial news on October 15, 2010
Business and Financial news
But some technology stocks rallied on takeover rumors and better earnings reports from companies like Google. Read more..
A volunteer’s work helped put one house at the center of a furor over foreclosures. Read more..
Whether the Rally to Restore Sanity is meant to be political or entertaining, it will be covered by most national news organizations and copied around the world. Read more..
Liverpool F.C. fans are holding their breath as a Texas judge is set to decide Friday morning whether to lift his injunction against the sale of the soccer team. If he does, the deal would close within hours. Read more..
The waterfront house belonging to the imprisoned financier and his wife, which has been on the market since September of last year, is under contract for an undisclosed sum. Read more..
The maker of heart devices agreed to pay $268 million to settle “virtually all” claims in the United States over defective defibrillator wires. Read more..
After three recalls this year, Fresh Express has begun washing lettuce, spinach and other greens with a new mix that it said was far better at attacking bacteria. Read more..
Germany’s antitrust agency said Friday it had warned BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto that it planned to block their $116 billion joint venture to produce iron ore in Western Australia. Read more..
One in four dollars raised by Daniel M. Donovan Jr., the Republican candidate for New York attorney general, can be traced to Elliott Management, the $17 billion hedge fund whose chief has emerged as a staunch and influential defender of Wall Street. Read more..
Talks over settling at least part of the securities fraud lawsuit filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission against three former executives of the Countrywide Financial Corporation have intensified, two people involved with the case said Thursday. Read more..
Values are reported in US Dollars
|Wells Fargo & Co.||WFC||25.00||25.00||23.37||23.58||145M|
|Johnson & Johnson||JNJ||63.98||64.00||63.14||63.57||13.3M|
|Procter & Gamble||PG||62.97||63.00||62.55||62.76||9.94M|
|Walt Disney & Co.||DIS||35.04||35.15||34.56||34.88||9.64M|
|International Business Machines||IBM||142.10||142.10||140.54||141.06||7.22M|
Exchange Rates of October 15, 2010
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 81.440 JPY||1 JPY = 0.012 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1.010 CAD||1 CAD = 0.990 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 0.959 CHF||1 CHF = 1.043 USD|
|US Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 USD = 6.642 CNY||1 CNY = 0.151 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 113.820 JPY||1 JPY = 0.009 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0.874 GBP||1 GBP = 1.144 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.410 AUD||1 AUD = 0.709 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.411 CAD||1 CAD = 0.709 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1.340 CHF||1 CHF = 0.746 EUR|
|Euro||Chinese Yuan||1 EUR = 9.282 CNY||1 CNY = 0.108 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0.767 GBP||1 GBP = 1.303 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.238 AUD||1 AUD = 0.808 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.239 CAD||1 CAD = 0.807 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 1.177 CHF||1 CHF = 0.850 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 1.614 AUD||1 AUD = 0.620 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 1.615 CAD||1 CAD = 0.619 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 1.533 CHF||1 CHF = 0.652 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Chinese Yuan||1 GBP = 10.609 CNY||1 CNY = 0.094 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 1.001 CAD||1 CAD = 0.999 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 0.949 CHF||1 CHF = 1.053 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 AUD = 6.578 CNY||1 CNY = 0.152 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 0.949 CHF||1 CHF = 1.054 CAD|
|Canadian Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 CAD = 6.576 CNY||1 CNY = 0.152 CAD|
|Swiss Franc||Chinese Yuan||1 CHF = 6.927 CNY||1 CNY = 0.144 CHF|