Financial news on November 26th, 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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
Cisco SystemsCSCO28,7628,7927,4227,5084.6M
General ElectricGE37,6837,7536,5236,7342M
AT&T Inc.T37,6337,9436,2536,3530.6M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC30,9031,0229,4429,4927.2M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM41,9942,4940,3340,4627.1M
Oracle Corp.ORCL20,3820,5019,6919,7026.7M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT45,9846,3845,0045,0322M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ42,7042,7741,1841,2317M
Home DepotHD28,8929,0027,4127,4916.3M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ66,5968,0866,3967,3716M
HP Inc.HPQ49,1549,6048,0448,1615.9M
Procter & GamblePG73,0073,5571,9272,1913.7M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY28,0328,2427,5727,6012M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT55,2155,5354,1154,259.1M
International Business MachinesIBM104,40105,15101,72101,977.34M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS31,9131,9631,2031,247.34M
Gilead SciencesGILD43,0643,7341,8641,916.86M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH54,0454,8253,3253,386.5M
United TechnologiesUTX73,4474,2272,6072,683.94M
Union PacificUNP124,94125,96121,36121,361.79M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B4480,004563,004461,504563,0029.8K
Exchange Rates of November 26th, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 107,390 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 0,989 CAD1 CAD = 1,011 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,097 CHF1 CHF = 0,912 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7,397 CNY1 CNY = 0,135 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 159,730 JPY1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,718 GBP1 GBP = 1,393 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,708 AUD1 AUD = 0,586 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,472 CAD1 CAD = 0,679 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,631 CHF1 CHF = 0,613 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,449 GBP1 GBP = 2,226 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,069 AUD1 AUD = 0,936 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,921 CAD1 CAD = 1,086 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,021 CHF1 CHF = 0,979 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,379 AUD1 AUD = 0,420 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2,050 CAD1 CAD = 0,488 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,272 CHF1 CHF = 0,440 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,861 CAD1 CAD = 1,162 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,954 CHF1 CHF = 1,048 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1,108 CHF1 CHF = 0,903 CAD

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