Financial news on November 25th, 2010

Business and Financial news
Art Business Schools Create a Network

Schools in Europe are looking to the the Gulf region and trying to help students bridge the gap between finance and art. Read more..

By CLAUDIA BARBIERI - International Herald Tribune

Boeing Suspects Debris Caused Dreamliner Fire

The company said it was updating software to help prevent similar incidents with the delayed jetliner. Read more..

By CHRISTOPHER DREW - The New York Times

Breaking Into the Smartphone (Risks Included)

Numerous apps make it relatively easy to skirt a smartphone’s software controls. Read more..

By THOMAS J. FITZGERALD - The New York Times

Euro Zone Government Bonds Draw Few Investors

Investors fled the riskiest euro-area government bonds on Wednesday, putting further pressure on policy makers as they grapple with decisions over emergency financial bailouts. Read more..


Netflix’s Move Onto the Web Stirs Rivalries

Netflix has a strong grip on movie and television distribution — a grip Hollywood and cable TV want back. Read more..

By TIM ARANGO and DAVID CARR - The New York Times

Palin’s Publisher and Gawker Settle Case

Gawker was not afraid to cross the publisher of Sarah Palin’s book, “America by Heart.” But when a judge ordered excerpts removed, Gawker changed its mind. Read more..


Robert B. Daugherty, Who Helped Irrigate the Plains, Dies at 88

With center-pivot irrigation, a Nebraska businessman helped transform the rural landscape into a patchwork of circular fields. His charity supports research into agricultural policy. Read more..

By WILLIAM NEUMAN - The New York Times

Shopping Apps That Can Point You to Lower Prices

Apps like RedLaser and TheFind work by reading bar codes and collecting information, including sale prices, on the Web. Read more..

By BOB TEDESCHI - The New York Times

Exchange Rates of November 25th, 2010
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 83.570 JPY1 JPY = 0.012 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.009 CAD1 CAD = 0.991 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.000 CHF1 CHF = 1.000 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.650 CNY1 CNY = 0.150 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 111.650 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.847 GBP1 GBP = 1.180 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.362 AUD1 AUD = 0.734 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.349 CAD1 CAD = 0.741 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.337 CHF1 CHF = 0.748 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 8.894 CNY1 CNY = 0.112 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.759 GBP1 GBP = 1.318 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.219 AUD1 AUD = 0.820 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.207 CAD1 CAD = 0.828 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.197 CHF1 CHF = 0.836 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1.606 AUD1 AUD = 0.623 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.590 CAD1 CAD = 0.629 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.576 CHF1 CHF = 0.634 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 10.475 CNY1 CNY = 0.095 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.990 CAD1 CAD = 1.010 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.981 CHF1 CHF = 1.019 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 6.530 CNY1 CNY = 0.153 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.990 CHF1 CHF = 1.010 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 6.593 CNY1 CNY = 0.152 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.652 CNY1 CNY = 0.150 CHF

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