Financial news on November 26, 2007

Business and Financial news
A Little Attack Ad for Apple

Apple’s attack ad on Microsft’s Vista retains the bemused attachment of the already-classic campaign. Read more..

By SAUL HANSELL - The New York Times

Doorstep Protest: Very Real, Very Virtual

The campaign against Huntingdon Life Sciences, a large animal testing laboratory, has become famous for protests on the doorsteps of the people it considers allies of the company. Read more..

By NOAM COHEN - The New York Times

F.C.C. Chief Seeks Votes to Tighten Cable Rules

The cable industry heavily lobbied the commission and allies in Congress to kill a proposal that would give the F.C.C. the power to more tightly regulate the industry. Read more..

By STEPHEN LABATON - The New York Times

Google Checkout and PayPal Spend Big to Lure Buyers

Google Checkout and eBay’s PayPal generous promotions today to increase their share of holiday spending. But when they don’t buy friends, merchants say neither has much appeal at major online stores. Read more..

By SAUL HANSELL - The New York Times

Looking Ahead

A brief look at the week ahead in the business world. 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
Cisco Systems CSCO 28.76 28.79 27.42 27.50 84.6M
Microsoft MSFT 34.09 34.37 32.93 32.97 80.3M
Intel INTC 25.04 25.32 24.32 24.37 53.2M
Apple AAPL 173.59 177.27 172.35 172.54 46.6M
Pfizer PFE 22.98 23.00 22.24 22.30 42.1M
General Electric GE 37.68 37.75 36.52 36.73 42M
AT&T Inc. T 37.63 37.94 36.25 36.35 30.6M
Comcast CMCSA 19.41 19.44 19.10 19.10 27.3M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 30.90 31.02 29.44 29.49 27.2M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 41.99 42.49 40.33 40.46 27.1M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 20.38 20.50 19.69 19.70 26.7M
ExxonMobil XOM 88.36 88.78 85.47 85.68 23M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 45.98 46.38 45.00 45.03 22M
Verizon Communications VZ 42.70 42.77 41.18 41.23 17M
ConocoPhillips COP 79.00 79.89 76.61 76.70 16.5M
Home Depot HD 28.89 29.00 27.41 27.49 16.3M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 66.59 68.08 66.39 67.37 16M
HP Inc. HPQ 49.15 49.60 48.04 48.16 15.9M
Merck MRK 57.65 58.42 56.82 57.59 15.2M
Procter & Gamble PG 73.00 73.55 71.92 72.19 13.7M
Altria MO 72.82 73.54 71.30 71.44 13.6M
Alphabet GOOGL 680.20 693.40 665.00 666.00 13.6M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 28.03 28.24 27.57 27.60 12M
McDonald's MCD 57.84 57.84 56.75 56.82 10.5M
Chevron CVX 86.41 87.33 83.52 83.79 10.3M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 55.21 55.53 54.11 54.25 9.1M
Amazon AMZN 82.30 84.49 81.14 81.30 8.61M
Coca-Cola KO 62.35 62.86 61.60 61.73 8.38M
International Business Machines IBM 104.40 105.15 101.72 101.97 7.34M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 31.91 31.96 31.20 31.24 7.34M
Boeing BA 90.46 92.39 89.86 89.93 7.09M
Schlumberger SLB 93.93 94.96 90.48 90.56 6.95M
Gilead Sciences GILD 43.06 43.73 41.86 41.91 6.86M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 54.04 54.82 53.32 53.38 6.5M
Amgen AMGN 53.27 53.94 52.66 52.68 6.12M
Pepsico PEP 75.49 76.41 74.51 74.69 6.03M
3M MMM 82.60 82.95 80.89 81.00 4.07M
United Technologies UTX 73.44 74.22 72.60 72.68 3.94M
Union Pacific UNP 124.94 125.96 121.36 121.36 1.79M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 4480.00 4563.00 4461.50 4563.00 29.8K
Exchange Rates of November 26, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 107.390 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 0.989 CAD 1 CAD = 1.011 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.097 CHF 1 CHF = 0.912 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7.397 CNY 1 CNY = 0.135 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 159.730 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.718 GBP 1 GBP = 1.393 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.708 AUD 1 AUD = 0.586 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.472 CAD 1 CAD = 0.679 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.631 CHF 1 CHF = 0.613 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.449 GBP 1 GBP = 2.226 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.069 AUD 1 AUD = 0.936 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.921 CAD 1 CAD = 1.086 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.021 CHF 1 CHF = 0.979 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.379 AUD 1 AUD = 0.420 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.050 CAD 1 CAD = 0.488 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.272 CHF 1 CHF = 0.440 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.861 CAD 1 CAD = 1.162 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.954 CHF 1 CHF = 1.048 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.108 CHF 1 CHF = 0.903 CAD

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