Financial news on December 26, 2007

Business and Financial news
Masterful Web Entrepreneurs Hit a Snag in Miami’s Condo Market

Silicon Valley stars Jim Clark and Tom Jermoluk are finding it a lot harder to maneuver through the real estate market than to master the Internet. Read more..

By CHRISTINE HAUGHNEY - The New York Times

Offering Big Spaces, Amsterdam Avenue Is Catching More Retailers’ Eyes

Amsterdam Avenue is no longer a homely cousin of Broadway and Columbus Avenue, the strong retail corridors on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Read more..

By SANA SIWOLOP - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Cisco Systems CSCO 28.65 28.69 28.20 28.38 35.5M
Microsoft MSFT 36.41 36.64 36.26 36.61 30.3M
Apple AAPL 199.01 200.96 196.82 198.95 25.1M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 22.56 23.00 22.55 23.00 24.3M
General Electric GE 37.44 37.69 37.40 37.55 21.6M
Pfizer PFE 23.24 23.26 23.09 23.20 21.4M
Intel INTC 27.20 27.47 27.13 27.45 21.3M
AT&T Inc. T 41.22 42.48 41.10 42.30 20.6M
ExxonMobil XOM 93.66 95.00 93.64 94.81 15.3M
Home Depot HD 26.93 27.05 26.66 26.99 15.1M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 44.50 44.99 44.24 44.94 14.6M
Comcast CMCSA 18.13 18.56 18.13 18.53 13.3M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 31.09 31.43 30.76 31.26 11.9M
ConocoPhillips COP 87.68 89.29 87.29 88.97 10.3M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 48.25 48.50 47.92 48.38 9.35M
Merck MRK 59.65 59.70 59.01 59.42 8.44M
Verizon Communications VZ 44.76 45.25 44.63 45.10 8.11M
Chevron CVX 94.31 95.20 94.31 94.84 7.48M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 58.50 58.62 57.52 57.88 7.28M
Amgen AMGN 47.54 47.86 47.09 47.50 6.8M
Procter & Gamble PG 73.90 74.20 73.77 74.04 6.43M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 67.98 67.99 67.36 67.56 6.4M
Altria MO 77.48 77.95 77.06 77.49 6.33M
HP Inc. HPQ 52.10 52.90 51.97 52.77 6.02M
Schlumberger SLB 96.34 99.17 95.87 98.55 5.7M
Amazon AMZN 91.48 93.94 90.50 92.85 5.44M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 27.95 27.97 27.67 27.96 5.25M
Alphabet GOOGL 698.99 713.22 698.21 710.84 5.05M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 33.17 33.20 32.73 32.82 5.03M
Coca-Cola KO 63.04 63.45 62.76 63.01 4.74M
International Business Machines IBM 111.25 112.19 110.90 111.56 3.85M
Gilead Sciences GILD 46.33 47.42 46.32 47.14 3.35M
McDonald's MCD 60.37 60.50 59.81 59.88 3.31M
Pepsico PEP 77.62 77.98 76.92 77.28 3.24M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 58.88 59.18 58.75 58.95 3.19M
Boeing BA 90.07 90.13 89.28 90.00 2.73M
United Technologies UTX 77.78 78.33 77.16 77.82 2.53M
3M MMM 86.00 86.97 85.75 86.07 2.14M
Union Pacific UNP 127.74 128.46 127.25 128.00 989K
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 4598.00 4638.00 4554.00 4570.00 23.8K
Exchange Rates of December 26, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 114.320 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 0.981 CAD 1 CAD = 1.019 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.151 CHF 1 CHF = 0.869 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7.337 CNY 1 CNY = 0.136 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 165.640 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.730 GBP 1 GBP = 1.369 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.657 AUD 1 AUD = 0.604 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.421 CAD 1 CAD = 0.704 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.668 CHF 1 CHF = 0.599 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.441 GBP 1 GBP = 2.270 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.000 AUD 1 AUD = 1.000 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.858 CAD 1 CAD = 1.166 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.007 CHF 1 CHF = 0.993 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.269 AUD 1 AUD = 0.441 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.946 CAD 1 CAD = 0.514 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.284 CHF 1 CHF = 0.438 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.857 CAD 1 CAD = 1.167 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 1.006 CHF 1 CHF = 0.994 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.173 CHF 1 CHF = 0.852 CAD

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