Financial news on January 20, 2009

Business and Financial news
After Sure-Bet Investment Fails, a Bank Contends It Was Duped

A court battle between M&T and Deutsche Bank demonstrates the arguments over who should pay for the collapse of collateralized debt obligations. Read more..

By VIKAS BAJAJ - The New York Times

Fiat Nearing a Deal for Chrysler Stake

Fiat is nearing a deal to take a 35 percent stake in Chrysler and begin selling small cars in the United States. Read more..

By NICK BUNKLEY - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 16,77 17,02 13,82 14,23 204M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 21,00 21,27 17,70 18,09 142M
General Electric GE 13,95 14,09 12,80 12,93 119M
Microsoft MSFT 19,46 19,62 18,37 18,48 89.9M
Intel INTC 13,56 13,74 12,81 12,86 71.6M
Cisco Systems CSCO 15,76 15,93 15,01 15,01 57.8M
Pfizer PFE 17,24 17,83 17,12 17,20 52.8M
ExxonMobil XOM 77,08 78,63 76,00 76,29 42.8M
Altria MO 16,95 17,63 16,80 17,16 38.7M
AT&T Inc. T 25,06 25,75 24,88 25,02 34.3M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 16,90 16,98 16,05 16,10 34.1M
Apple AAPL 81,93 82,00 78,20 78,20 32.9M
ConocoPhillips COP 48,22 48,71 45,46 45,69 24.2M
Verizon Communications VZ 29,98 30,60 29,78 29,87 23.9M
Comcast CMCSA 15,29 15,38 14,01 14,02 23.6M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 56,99 58,03 56,50 56,75 23.2M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 51,41 51,64 50,44 50,56 22.6M
Home Depot HD 22,90 23,20 21,84 21,99 20.3M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 50,44 51,14 49,14 49,20 20.2M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 21,46 21,66 20,15 20,24 19.7M
Procter & Gamble PG 57,77 58,45 57,23 57,43 18M
HP Inc. HPQ 34,43 34,68 33,18 33,34 17.7M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 21,99 22,43 21,65 21,74 17.2M
Chevron CVX 70,93 72,20 68,00 68,31 16.1M
Visa V 46,05 46,41 42,06 42,42 14.9M
Merck MRK 28,13 28,88 27,83 27,89 14.7M
Coca-Cola KO 43,78 44,50 42,88 42,88 14.2M
International Business Machines IBM 84,76 84,92 81,76 81,98 13.8M
Schlumberger SLB 38,62 40,98 36,68 36,83 13M
McDonald's MCD 59,59 59,80 56,91 57,07 11.9M
Alphabet GOOGL 299,14 299,50 282,75 282,75 10.1M
Union Pacific UNP 39,99 40,00 37,55 37,83 9.9M
Boeing BA 42,08 42,74 40,20 40,36 9.64M
Gilead Sciences GILD 48,08 49,06 47,20 47,20 9.07M
Amgen AMGN 56,89 57,79 54,92 55,00 8.66M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 25,41 26,01 24,03 24,16 8.2M
Pepsico PEP 51,58 52,09 50,33 50,43 8.06M
United Technologies UTX 51,03 51,25 49,15 49,36 7.91M
Amazon AMZN 50,70 51,70 48,27 48,44 6.77M
3M MMM 55,88 56,60 53,85 53,92 5.68M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3005,00 3018,00 2810,00 2883,00 56.7K
Exchange Rates of January 20, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 89,760 JPY 1 JPY = 0,011 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,267 CAD 1 CAD = 0,789 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,146 CHF 1 CHF = 0,873 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,841 CNY 1 CNY = 0,146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 115,850 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,926 GBP 1 GBP = 1,079 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,981 AUD 1 AUD = 0,505 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,635 CAD 1 CAD = 0,612 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,479 CHF 1 CHF = 0,676 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 8,824 CNY 1 CNY = 0,113 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,800 GBP 1 GBP = 1,250 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,711 AUD 1 AUD = 0,584 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,410 CAD 1 CAD = 0,709 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,277 CHF 1 CHF = 0,783 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,138 AUD 1 AUD = 0,468 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,764 CAD 1 CAD = 0,567 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1,596 CHF 1 CHF = 0,627 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 9,506 CNY 1 CNY = 0,105 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,825 CAD 1 CAD = 1,212 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,746 CHF 1 CHF = 1,341 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4,444 CNY 1 CNY = 0,225 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0,903 CHF 1 CHF = 1,107 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5,402 CNY 1 CNY = 0,185 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 5,967 CNY 1 CNY = 0,168 CHF

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