Financial news on January 25, 2010

Business and Financial news
Legal Sites Plan Revamps as Rivals Undercut Price

Westlaw and LexisNexis are trying to beat back low-cost competitors with more relevant and faster search results for lawyers and researchers. Read more..

By ASHLEE VANCE - The New York Times

People and Accounts of Note

American Family Insurance, Madison, Wis., selected the Chicago office of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, part of WPP, to handle its creative account. Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 16.46 16.53 16.22 16.37 75.2M
Intel INTC 20.24 20.58 20.14 20.32 73.8M
Microsoft MSFT 29.24 29.66 29.10 29.32 63.4M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 39.76 39.89 38.84 39.21 56.6M
Cisco Systems CSCO 23.10 23.18 22.74 22.99 51.3M
Pfizer PFE 19.24 19.25 18.84 18.85 49.3M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 27.45 28.05 27.19 27.66 48.3M
Apple AAPL 202.51 204.70 200.19 203.08 38.1M
AT&T Inc. T 25.73 25.90 25.32 25.58 29.9M
ExxonMobil XOM 66.55 66.76 65.69 65.85 29.3M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 24.24 24.27 23.82 24.03 26.4M
Verizon Communications VZ 30.80 31.06 30.27 30.68 21.1M
Merck MRK 39.28 39.74 38.72 38.76 15.4M
Comcast CMCSA 15.87 16.17 15.76 16.01 15.2M
Altria MO 19.82 20.08 19.68 19.91 15.2M
HP Inc. HPQ 49.55 50.42 49.41 50.06 13.5M
Amazon AMZN 122.10 122.28 118.12 120.31 12M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 53.14 53.22 52.78 52.88 12M
Procter & Gamble PG 60.83 60.98 60.15 60.63 11.6M
ConocoPhillips COP 50.96 51.58 50.66 50.75 11.5M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 24.74 24.81 24.30 24.33 11.3M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 30.22 30.23 29.55 29.92 11.2M
Home Depot HD 27.95 27.95 27.51 27.62 11.1M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 33.56 33.72 32.96 33.00 10.9M
Gilead Sciences GILD 46.36 46.41 45.68 45.71 10.3M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 54.76 55.51 54.53 54.70 10.1M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 63.67 63.70 63.05 63.22 10M
Schlumberger SLB 65.69 66.58 64.50 65.81 9.89M
Chevron CVX 75.15 75.27 74.09 74.55 9.13M
Alphabet GOOGL 546.59 549.88 535.51 540.00 8.83M
Coca-Cola KO 54.49 54.54 53.88 54.35 8.43M
Amgen AMGN 56.72 56.79 55.55 55.71 6.72M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 71.48 71.77 68.22 68.84 6.57M
McDonald's MCD 63.34 63.60 62.92 63.09 6.38M
International Business Machines IBM 126.33 126.90 125.71 126.12 5.74M
United Technologies UTX 69.51 69.51 68.56 68.59 5M
Pepsico PEP 60.70 60.70 60.08 60.23 4.9M
Visa V 83.40 83.81 81.41 82.03 4.04M
Union Pacific UNP 64.58 64.72 63.44 63.75 3.6M
Boeing BA 58.35 58.75 57.50 57.78 3.49M
3M MMM 82.33 82.89 81.48 81.83 3.39M
Exchange Rates of January 25, 2010
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 90.250 JPY 1 JPY = 0.011 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.058 CAD 1 CAD = 0.946 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.040 CHF 1 CHF = 0.962 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.828 CNY 1 CNY = 0.146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 127.710 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.871 GBP 1 GBP = 1.148 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.565 AUD 1 AUD = 0.639 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.496 CAD 1 CAD = 0.668 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.471 CHF 1 CHF = 0.680 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.682 GBP 1 GBP = 1.467 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.225 AUD 1 AUD = 0.817 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.171 CAD 1 CAD = 0.854 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.151 CHF 1 CHF = 0.869 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.796 AUD 1 AUD = 0.557 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.717 CAD 1 CAD = 0.582 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.688 CHF 1 CHF = 0.592 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.956 CAD 1 CAD = 1.046 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.940 CHF 1 CHF = 1.064 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 6.174 CNY 1 CNY = 0.162 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.983 CHF 1 CHF = 1.018 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6.456 CNY 1 CNY = 0.155 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.568 CNY 1 CNY = 0.152 CHF

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