Financial news on October 22, 2014
Business and Financial news
Development in Wilmington, Del, called The Flats, which was built in early 20th century to provide affordable housing for working-class families, is being reconstructed to be larger and more energy-efficient. Read more..
Mr. Bradlee, a quintessential newspaper editor, supervised The Washington Post’s exposure of the Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon. Read more..
Bloomberg names Joseph Weisenthal, executive editor at Business Insider, to lead markets and finance news site and host television show. Read more..
Strong third-quarter results at Yahoo ended a long pattern of declines. Read more..
The German automaker Daimler, which first took a stake in Tesla in 2009, said it would continue its joint development projects with the company, which makes electric cars. Read more..
The warning comes after the country’s authorities continued to block depositors’ access to money at a troubled lender. Read more..
Consumers get few answers day after federal safety regulators warned owners of recalled vehicles with defective air bags made by Takata Corp to get them replaced because they could explode; National Highway Traffic Safety Administration site that allows drivers to look up a car by vehicle identification number was not responding, and calls were put on hold. Read more..
Yahoo reports third-quarter revenue of $1.15 billion, increase of 1 percent from year-ago quarter, ending long pattern of declines; strategy of company remains unclear, however. Read more..
Nelson Bunker Hunt, Texas oil tycoon who once tried to corner the world’s silver market only to lose most of his fortune when the price collapsed, dies at age 88. Read more..
Advertising column; Council of Public Relations Firms plans to adopt an informal name, the PR Council, and promote the benefits of public relations to senior executives of client companies. Read more..
Values are reported in US Dollars
|Wells Fargo & Co.||WFC||50.52||50.69||50.14||50.17||20.1M|
|International Business Machines||IBM||162.41||165.41||161.10||161.79||11.1M|
|Procter & Gamble||PG||84.06||84.59||83.92||84.23||9.75M|
|Johnson & Johnson||JNJ||101.10||101.79||100.52||101.22||9.36M|
|Walt Disney & Co.||DIS||87.94||88.61||86.98||87.10||9.31M|
Exchange Rates of October 22, 2014
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 107.200 JPY||1 JPY = 0.009 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1.124 CAD||1 CAD = 0.890 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 0.954 CHF||1 CHF = 1.048 USD|
|US Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 USD = 6.118 CNY||1 CNY = 0.163 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 135.550 JPY||1 JPY = 0.007 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0.788 GBP||1 GBP = 1.269 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.443 AUD||1 AUD = 0.693 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.421 CAD||1 CAD = 0.704 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1.206 CHF||1 CHF = 0.829 EUR|
|Euro||Chinese Yuan||1 EUR = 7.735 CNY||1 CNY = 0.129 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0.581 GBP||1 GBP = 1.721 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.064 AUD||1 AUD = 0.940 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.048 CAD||1 CAD = 0.954 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 0.890 CHF||1 CHF = 1.124 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 1.831 AUD||1 AUD = 0.546 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 1.803 CAD||1 CAD = 0.555 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 1.530 CHF||1 CHF = 0.653 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Chinese Yuan||1 GBP = 9.813 CNY||1 CNY = 0.102 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0.985 CAD||1 CAD = 1.015 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 0.836 CHF||1 CHF = 1.196 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 AUD = 5.361 CNY||1 CNY = 0.187 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 0.848 CHF||1 CHF = 1.179 CAD|
|Canadian Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 CAD = 5.443 CNY||1 CNY = 0.184 CAD|
|Swiss Franc||Chinese Yuan||1 CHF = 6.412 CNY||1 CNY = 0.156 CHF|