Financial news on December 25th, 2006
Business and Financial news
Retailers are wondering whether online publishers will be so emboldened by a strong advertising market that they will raise the prices of ads sharply. Read more..
Northwest Airlines pulled its December in-flight magazine with a cover featuring Denver Nuggets’ forward Carmelo Anthony. Read more..
The station said a public outcry was responsible for the decision to continue with the progressive talk format of Air America. Read more..
Alcoa said it reached a tentative agreement with its biggest union to end a seven-week strike at the company’s works plant in Cleveland. Read more..
For the first time, more U.S. households have a DVD player than have a VCR, according to a survey by Nielsen Media Research. Read more..
In a stunning turnaround, President Bush admitted to reading newspapers at his final news conference of the year last week. Read more..
Researchers and hackers have found potentially serious flaws in Microsoft’s new Windows Vista operating system. Read more..
Research In Motion has offered investors few details about the review of its stock options grants, making it difficult to assess its potential impact. Read more..
Could it be that the lad magazine genre, which includes publications like Maxim, is keeling over on its way to middle age? Read more..
After a year of record profits at investment houses, a bonus gold rush has re-energized some luxury markets. Read more..
Exchange Rates of December 25th, 2006
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 118.730 JPY||1 JPY = 0.008 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1.157 CAD||1 CAD = 0.864 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 1.219 CHF||1 CHF = 0.820 USD|
|US Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 USD = 7.821 CNY||1 CNY = 0.128 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 155.780 JPY||1 JPY = 0.006 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0.664 GBP||1 GBP = 1.506 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.629 AUD||1 AUD = 0.614 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.518 CAD||1 CAD = 0.659 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1.600 CHF||1 CHF = 0.625 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0.426 GBP||1 GBP = 2.347 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.045 AUD||1 AUD = 0.957 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 0.974 CAD||1 CAD = 1.026 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 1.027 CHF||1 CHF = 0.974 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.521 AUD||1 AUD = 0.397 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.286 CAD||1 CAD = 0.437 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 2.408 CHF||1 CHF = 0.415 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0.932 CAD||1 CAD = 1.073 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 0.981 CHF||1 CHF = 1.019 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 1.053 CHF||1 CHF = 0.950 CAD|