Financial news on January 21, 2008
Business and Financial news
Politicalbase.com is building a base of devoted political junkies, and its creators think the site’s audience will keep growing -- even after the November election. Read more..
Executives at The Atlantic hope that a rise in the magazine’s Web traffic brings the publication something it hasn’t had in many years: a profit. Read more..
Texas Instruments hopes that new chips can lead to more realistic video game play and 3-D DVDs. Read more..
Britain’s prime minister, Gordon Brown, denied reports that he had made a deal with Richard Branson over the sale of Northern Rock during a trip to China and India. Read more..
A cookbook author is angered that another writer is using his book’s title, but learns there’s not much he can do about it. Read more..
A Web blockbuster is evolving to try to stay ahead of rivals. Read more..
A former Special Forces soldier has created a loyal following on the Web with his accounts of frontline soldiers’ daily work in Iraq. Read more..
Consumers make more impulsive choices after being exposed to “appetitive stimuli,” according to a new study. Read more..
In the next installment of its popular Battlefield series, Electronic Arts will charge only advertisers and the players who spring for extras. Read more..
Exchange Rates of January 21, 2008
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 105.940 JPY||1 JPY = 0.009 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1.035 CAD||1 CAD = 0.966 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 1.108 CHF||1 CHF = 0.902 USD|
|US Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 USD = 7.241 CNY||1 CNY = 0.138 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 153.110 JPY||1 JPY = 0.007 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0.744 GBP||1 GBP = 1.345 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.677 AUD||1 AUD = 0.596 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.495 CAD||1 CAD = 0.669 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1.602 CHF||1 CHF = 0.624 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0.485 GBP||1 GBP = 2.060 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.095 AUD||1 AUD = 0.913 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 0.976 CAD||1 CAD = 1.024 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 1.046 CHF||1 CHF = 0.956 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.256 AUD||1 AUD = 0.443 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.011 CAD||1 CAD = 0.497 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 2.154 CHF||1 CHF = 0.464 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0.891 CAD||1 CAD = 1.122 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 0.954 CHF||1 CHF = 1.048 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 1.071 CHF||1 CHF = 0.934 CAD|