Financial news on November 24th, 2008

Business and Financial news
Another Crisis, Another Guarantee

Will the latest rescue by the U.S. government finally restore confidence in the American financial system? Read more..

By FLOYD NORRIS - The New York Times

Britain Poised to Announce Stimulus

The British government is expected on Monday to announce a cut in the sales tax as part of a package of measures to stimulate the economy. Read more..

By DAVID JOLLY - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE14.6315.9114.2615.26159M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM23.9228.3422.5027.58137M
MicrosoftMSFT19.8920.9419.8720.69125M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC22.9826.1622.7526.0299.3M
IntelINTC13.3313.7013.1213.5698.1M
Cisco SystemsCSCO15.4416.4615.2816.4079.8M
Oracle Corp.ORCL16.5716.9916.3216.6475.4M
ExxonMobilXOM76.8280.2375.3178.8075M
PfizerPFE15.9616.4915.4416.0473.9M
AT&T Inc.T25.7727.7525.7526.9455M
ComcastCMCSA14.1515.3414.0415.2851.6M
AppleAAPL85.2194.7984.8492.9551.5M
HP Inc.HPQ35.1036.0033.4635.7033.6M
Home DepotHD19.6221.9118.8621.4231.8M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ29.0030.7328.9629.7331.2M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT53.3054.1152.2352.7730.4M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT51.9551.9550.3950.7830.2M
AltriaMO15.9915.9915.2315.4330.1M
ConocoPhillipsCOP47.5551.4245.9249.5129.2M
ChevronCVX71.6677.7570.1674.3027.5M
Procter & GamblePG63.4465.0062.6864.6826.1M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY19.4520.5019.1620.1025.1M
SchlumbergerSLB45.9746.9444.5846.3924.2M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS21.3622.9120.6022.2024M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ59.2259.8957.9259.1120.5M
AlphabetGOOGL269.26269.95249.01257.4420.1M
Coca-ColaKO44.4946.1143.7045.2318.4M
MerckMRK24.8425.9624.3825.4417.2M
AmgenAMGN55.6456.4954.9955.9915.1M
International Business MachinesIBM75.7482.0975.0079.8915M
AmazonAMZN38.7943.4438.7042.5014.5M
PepsicoPEP54.9056.9152.9255.6614.4M
McDonald'sMCD55.5456.5055.0055.5113.5M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH17.5719.4017.2819.0713.5M
Union PacificUNP48.3649.7345.6047.5012.5M
VisaV47.6150.0045.7849.7211.2M
Gilead SciencesGILD42.2842.9741.1942.7310.7M
3MMMM62.0064.2461.0063.2610.6M
United TechnologiesUTX47.1749.8746.1349.1110M
BoeingBA40.0541.2538.8940.759.68M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3040.003247.002950.002950.00115K
Exchange Rates of November 24th, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 97.070 JPY1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.231 CAD1 CAD = 0.812 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.193 CHF1 CHF = 0.838 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.826 CNY1 CNY = 0.147 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 125.910 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.853 GBP1 GBP = 1.173 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.980 AUD1 AUD = 0.505 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.595 CAD1 CAD = 0.627 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.546 CHF1 CHF = 0.647 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 8.821 CNY1 CNY = 0.113 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.677 GBP1 GBP = 1.478 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.572 AUD1 AUD = 0.636 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.266 CAD1 CAD = 0.790 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.226 CHF1 CHF = 0.816 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.321 AUD1 AUD = 0.431 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.871 CAD1 CAD = 0.535 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.812 CHF1 CHF = 0.552 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 10.343 CNY1 CNY = 0.097 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.805 CAD1 CAD = 1.242 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.780 CHF1 CHF = 1.282 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 4.455 CNY1 CNY = 0.224 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.968 CHF1 CHF = 1.033 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5.546 CNY1 CNY = 0.180 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 5.709 CNY1 CNY = 0.175 CHF

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