Financial news on November 24, 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

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 14,63 15,91 14,26 15,26 159M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 23,92 28,34 22,50 27,58 137M
Microsoft MSFT 19,89 20,94 19,87 20,69 125M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 22,98 26,16 22,75 26,02 99.3M
Intel INTC 13,33 13,70 13,12 13,56 98.1M
Cisco Systems CSCO 15,44 16,46 15,28 16,40 79.8M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 16,57 16,99 16,32 16,64 75.4M
ExxonMobil XOM 76,82 80,23 75,31 78,80 75M
Pfizer PFE 15,96 16,49 15,44 16,04 73.9M
AT&T Inc. T 25,77 27,75 25,75 26,94 55M
Comcast CMCSA 14,15 15,34 14,04 15,28 51.6M
Apple AAPL 85,21 94,79 84,84 92,95 51.5M
HP Inc. HPQ 35,10 36,00 33,46 35,70 33.6M
Home Depot HD 19,62 21,91 18,86 21,42 31.8M
Verizon Communications VZ 29,00 30,73 28,96 29,73 31.2M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 53,30 54,11 52,23 52,77 30.4M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 51,95 51,95 50,39 50,78 30.2M
Altria MO 15,99 15,99 15,23 15,43 30.1M
ConocoPhillips COP 47,55 51,42 45,92 49,51 29.2M
Chevron CVX 71,66 77,75 70,16 74,30 27.5M
Procter & Gamble PG 63,44 65,00 62,68 64,68 26.1M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 19,45 20,50 19,16 20,10 25.1M
Schlumberger SLB 45,97 46,94 44,58 46,39 24.2M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 21,36 22,91 20,60 22,20 24M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 59,22 59,89 57,92 59,11 20.5M
Alphabet GOOGL 269,26 269,95 249,01 257,44 20.1M
Coca-Cola KO 44,49 46,11 43,70 45,23 18.4M
Merck MRK 24,84 25,96 24,38 25,44 17.2M
Amgen AMGN 55,64 56,49 54,99 55,99 15.1M
International Business Machines IBM 75,74 82,09 75,00 79,89 15M
Amazon AMZN 38,79 43,44 38,70 42,50 14.5M
Pepsico PEP 54,90 56,91 52,92 55,66 14.4M
McDonald's MCD 55,54 56,50 55,00 55,51 13.5M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 17,57 19,40 17,28 19,07 13.5M
Union Pacific UNP 48,36 49,73 45,60 47,50 12.5M
Visa V 47,61 50,00 45,78 49,72 11.2M
Gilead Sciences GILD 42,28 42,97 41,19 42,73 10.7M
3M MMM 62,00 64,24 61,00 63,26 10.6M
United Technologies UTX 47,17 49,87 46,13 49,11 10M
Boeing BA 40,05 41,25 38,89 40,75 9.68M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3040,00 3247,00 2950,00 2950,00 115K
Exchange Rates of November 24, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 97,070 JPY 1 JPY = 0,010 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,231 CAD 1 CAD = 0,812 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,193 CHF 1 CHF = 0,838 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,826 CNY 1 CNY = 0,147 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 125,910 JPY 1 JPY = 0,008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,853 GBP 1 GBP = 1,173 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,980 AUD 1 AUD = 0,505 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,595 CAD 1 CAD = 0,627 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,546 CHF 1 CHF = 0,647 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 8,821 CNY 1 CNY = 0,113 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,677 GBP 1 GBP = 1,478 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,572 AUD 1 AUD = 0,636 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,266 CAD 1 CAD = 0,790 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,226 CHF 1 CHF = 0,816 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,321 AUD 1 AUD = 0,431 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,871 CAD 1 CAD = 0,535 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1,812 CHF 1 CHF = 0,552 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10,343 CNY 1 CNY = 0,097 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,805 CAD 1 CAD = 1,242 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,780 CHF 1 CHF = 1,282 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4,455 CNY 1 CNY = 0,224 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0,968 CHF 1 CHF = 1,033 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5,546 CNY 1 CNY = 0,180 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 5,709 CNY 1 CNY = 0,175 CHF

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