Financial news on February 18, 2008
Business and Financial news
Three Internet providers in Britain have teamed up with a company called Phorm, whose technology tracks Web users and sends them ads related to their interests. Read more..
The popularity of the iPhone is defying Apple’s attempt to slowly introduce it in new markets. Read more..
Facebook.com, stung last week by the wrath of members who want to sever their relationships, tripped again when it tried to let them do so. Read more..
In the middle of a media-saturated political season, The New York Observer is pulling together 50 Web sites, one for each state, into a political hub called Politicker.com. Read more..
Two former Oxford University students are getting attention in Silicon Valley for developing technology that automates aspects of the venture capital decision-making process. Read more..
Inexpensive student labor, rising advertising, and young, relatively affluent readerships make college newspapers particularly attractive to media companies. Read more..
A California meat company issued a recall of 143 million pounds of beef, some of which was used in school lunch programs. Read more..
Can newscasts retain the college crowd beyond the elections? Read more..
The writers’ strike forced hosts like Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert to improvise more than most viewers probably know. Read more..
Hundreds of people, including several who are household names, are under investigation on suspicion that they evaded taxes by steering money to Liechtenstein. Read more..
Exchange Rates of February 18, 2008
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 108.200 JPY||1 JPY = 0.009 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1.007 CAD||1 CAD = 0.993 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 1.102 CHF||1 CHF = 0.907 USD|
|US Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 USD = 7.166 CNY||1 CNY = 0.140 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 158.610 JPY||1 JPY = 0.006 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0.750 GBP||1 GBP = 1.333 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.603 AUD||1 AUD = 0.624 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.477 CAD||1 CAD = 0.677 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1.615 CHF||1 CHF = 0.619 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0.473 GBP||1 GBP = 2.115 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.011 AUD||1 AUD = 0.990 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 0.931 CAD||1 CAD = 1.075 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 1.018 CHF||1 CHF = 0.982 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.137 AUD||1 AUD = 0.468 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 1.968 CAD||1 CAD = 0.508 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 2.151 CHF||1 CHF = 0.465 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0.920 CAD||1 CAD = 1.087 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 1.006 CHF||1 CHF = 0.994 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 1.093 CHF||1 CHF = 0.915 CAD|