Financial news on February 16, 2009

Business and Financial news
An NPR Voice on ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ Is a Credential Played Down

When the National Public Radio analyst Juan Williams speaks on the Fox News Channel’s highest-rated program, the radio network doesn’t want any attention. Read more..

By BRIAN STELTER - The New York Times

The ’30s Were Lean, Even the Recipes

To determine if calorie counts have increased in home-cooked meals over the years, researchers analyzed 18 recipes that appear in all seven editions of “The Joy of Cooking.” Read more..

By ALEX MINDLIN - The New York Times

Union Talks Seen as Key as G.M. Makes Case for Funds

A deal with the U.A.W. is crucial as G.M. tries to justify its government loans with a plan that is likely to include a reduction of its lineup of brands. Read more..

By BILL VLASIC and NICK BUNKLEY - The New York Times

Exchange Rates of February 16, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 91,720 JPY 1 JPY = 0,011 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,242 CAD 1 CAD = 0,805 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,159 CHF 1 CHF = 0,863 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,826 CNY 1 CNY = 0,147 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 117,490 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,896 GBP 1 GBP = 1,116 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,969 AUD 1 AUD = 0,508 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,591 CAD 1 CAD = 0,629 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,485 CHF 1 CHF = 0,673 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 8,730 CNY 1 CNY = 0,115 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,762 GBP 1 GBP = 1,312 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,676 AUD 1 AUD = 0,597 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,354 CAD 1 CAD = 0,738 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,264 CHF 1 CHF = 0,791 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,196 AUD 1 AUD = 0,455 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,775 CAD 1 CAD = 0,563 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1,657 CHF 1 CHF = 0,604 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 9,738 CNY 1 CNY = 0,103 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,808 CAD 1 CAD = 1,238 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,753 CHF 1 CHF = 1,327 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4,436 CNY 1 CNY = 0,225 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0,933 CHF 1 CHF = 1,072 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5,488 CNY 1 CNY = 0,182 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 5,884 CNY 1 CNY = 0,170 CHF

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