Financial news on February 25, 2008

Business and Financial news
F.C.C. to Act on Delaying of Broadband Traffic

The agency is considering new rules that would force the cable and telephone companies to more clearly disclose to consumers the circumstances in which they might delay some traffic. Read more..

By STEPHEN LABATON - The New York Times

Network of TVs Talks to Cellphones and Trades Clips for Advertising

A little-known private company, Akoo International, aims to transform mobile devices into universal remote controls. Read more..

By CLAIRE ATKINSON - The New York Times

Studios Are Trying to Stop DVDs From Fading to Black

The victory of Sony’s new Blu-ray high-definition disc over a rival format, Toshiba’s HD DVD, masks a problem facing the studios: the overall decline of the DVD market. Read more..

By BROOKS BARNES and MATT RICHTEL - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
MicrosoftMSFT27,6528,2427,4827,84110M
IntelINTC19,7519,9819,5219,9482.4M
Cisco SystemsCSCO23,5223,8923,1923,8057M
Oracle Corp.ORCL18,8519,1218,6118,9756.3M
AppleAAPL118,59120,17116,66119,7444.9M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC31,2031,8630,7031,6942.2M
General ElectricGE33,6034,2733,5534,2139.1M
PfizerPFE22,6022,8222,5022,7838.6M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM43,4344,4642,7644,0327.9M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT50,1950,4049,7050,3325.5M
AT&T Inc.T34,8435,5534,5635,5024.2M
ExxonMobilXOM87,1789,3787,0789,1323.9M
Home DepotHD27,2828,8227,2828,8220.9M
ComcastCMCSA20,1420,3319,8220,3119M
HP Inc.HPQ47,4948,3347,1548,1316.9M
AlphabetGOOGL505,95506,50485,74486,4416.7M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ36,1836,6535,7236,5214M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS32,7733,0932,4932,8913.6M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY22,4523,2122,4523,1912.5M
Procter & GamblePG66,1267,1866,0566,6811.9M
ChevronCVX87,4587,5985,3187,1811.8M
ConocoPhillipsCOP80,6182,5780,6182,2611M
MerckMRK46,2646,9246,1246,7910.8M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ63,3463,9463,2163,859.98M
Gilead SciencesGILD43,4444,0043,0943,629.59M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT54,4755,5154,4755,478.25M
International Business MachinesIBM107,68110,32107,43110,088.16M
Coca-ColaKO58,2059,0758,2058,778.01M
AmazonAMZN72,3573,5071,4173,277.86M
SchlumbergerSLB85,3387,8085,2287,547.43M
AltriaMO73,7574,3473,1274,267.38M
AmgenAMGN46,6347,0246,0646,757.12M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH47,3048,1547,3047,986.48M
United TechnologiesUTX72,3673,5772,2073,416.4M
BoeingBA83,2684,7483,1284,665.45M
McDonald'sMCD55,6156,1655,1256,055.24M
PepsicoPEP71,3371,9370,9671,594.68M
3MMMM79,5681,0479,0981,002.94M
Union PacificUNP124,45126,89122,40126,662.63M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B4673,004698,004605,004656,0012K
Exchange Rates of February 25, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 108,050 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 0,996 CAD1 CAD = 1,004 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,089 CHF1 CHF = 0,919 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7,152 CNY1 CNY = 0,140 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 160,250 JPY1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,754 GBP1 GBP = 1,327 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,600 AUD1 AUD = 0,625 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,477 CAD1 CAD = 0,677 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,615 CHF1 CHF = 0,619 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,470 GBP1 GBP = 2,127 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0,998 AUD1 AUD = 1,002 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,922 CAD1 CAD = 1,085 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,007 CHF1 CHF = 0,993 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,123 AUD1 AUD = 0,471 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,960 CAD1 CAD = 0,510 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,142 CHF1 CHF = 0,467 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,923 CAD1 CAD = 1,084 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 1,009 CHF1 CHF = 0,991 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1,093 CHF1 CHF = 0,915 CAD

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