Financial news on December 21, 2014

Business and Financial news
Distracted Driving and the Risks of Ride-Hailing Services Like Uber

In an effort to move fast, phone apps like Uber, Lyft and Flywheel may be placing a premium on speed and in the process sacrificing safety. Read more..

By MATT RICHTEL - The New York Times

Seen on a Street Corner, Briefly

Lynn Lempel encourages us to hang out on street corners. Also, news about the film “The Imitation Game”: print out and solve the puzzle Alan Turing created to recruit his Bletchley Park code breakers. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Exchange Rates of December 21, 2014
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarEuro1 USD = 0.818 EUR1 EUR = 1.222 USD
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 119.523 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US DollarPound Sterling1 USD = 0.640 GBP1 GBP = 1.563 USD
US DollarAustralian Dollar1 USD = 1.229 AUD1 AUD = 0.814 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.161 CAD1 CAD = 0.861 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0.984 CHF1 CHF = 1.016 USD
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 14.583 MXN1 MXN = 0.069 USD
US DollarSwidish Krona1 USD = 7.740 SEK1 SEK = 0.129 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 146.082 JPY1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.782 GBP1 GBP = 1.279 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.501 AUD1 AUD = 0.666 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.419 CAD1 CAD = 0.705 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.203 CHF1 CHF = 0.831 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 7.600 CNY1 CNY = 0.132 EUR
EuroMexican Peso1 EUR = 17.820 MXN1 MXN = 0.056 EUR
EuroSwidish Krona1 EUR = 9.458 SEK1 SEK = 0.106 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.005 GBP1 GBP = 188.679 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0.010 AUD1 AUD = 97.087 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.010 CAD1 CAD = 103.093 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0.008 CHF1 CHF = 121.951 JPY
Japanese YenChinese Yuan1 JPY = 0.052 CNY1 CNY = 19.231 JPY
Japanese YenMexican Peso1 JPY = 0.122 MXN1 MXN = 8.190 JPY
Japanese YenSwidish Krona1 JPY = 0.065 SEK1 SEK = 15.456 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1.919 AUD1 AUD = 0.521 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.814 CAD1 CAD = 0.551 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.538 CHF1 CHF = 0.650 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 9.717 CNY1 CNY = 0.103 GBP
Pound SterlingMexican Peso1 GBP = 22.788 MXN1 MXN = 0.044 GBP
Pound SterlingSwidish Krona1 GBP = 12.091 SEK1 SEK = 0.083 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.945 CAD1 CAD = 1.059 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.801 CHF1 CHF = 1.249 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5.060 CNY1 CNY = 0.198 AUD
Australian DollarMexican Peso1 AUD = 11.874 MXN1 MXN = 0.084 AUD
Australian DollarSwidish Krona1 AUD = 6.298 SEK1 SEK = 0.159 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.848 CHF1 CHF = 1.180 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5.359 CNY1 CNY = 0.187 CAD
Canadian DollarMexican Peso1 CAD = 12.573 MXN1 MXN = 0.080 CAD
Canadian DollarSwidish Krona1 CAD = 6.664 SEK1 SEK = 0.150 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.317 CNY1 CNY = 0.158 CHF
Swiss FrancMexican Peso1 CHF = 14.818 MXN1 MXN = 0.067 CHF
Swiss FrancSwidish Krona1 CHF = 7.862 SEK1 SEK = 0.127 CHF

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