Financial news on November 27, 2008
Business and Financial news
The TX2Z is the first multitouch convertible tablet PC, which means you can turn the screen to hide the keyboard and use only your fingers on the laptop’s 12-inch display. Read more..
The Reserve Primary Fund has adjusted its timeline of events for breaking the buck on Sept. 16., correcting the time that its per-share value actually fell below a dollar. Read more..
Consumers should not expect lower food prices anytime soon because the prices on most meat and packaged items are holding firm or even increasing. Read more..
The effort to find a deal in brick-and-mortar stores has moved online, where a rising world of coupon-clipping has taken shape. Read more..
Gazprom said Wednesday that if Ukraine did not pay a $2.4 billion debt by Jan. 1, it might more than double the price of natural gas, which would deal a blow to Ukraine’s economy. Read more..
Mr. Ruby was a mathematician turned entrepreneur who co-founded a business in a dorm room and built it into Tech Hifi, a popular electronics retailer. Read more..
Bell Canada, the largest phone company in Canada, said the economic slump might prevent its takeover from closing on time, signaling the buyout might collapse. Read more..
People using both Google Calendar and Gmail can add a small window into Google Calendar right in the main Gmail screen, which makes planning activities by e-mail even easier. Read more..
Aiming to end the notion that “starving” and “artist” are necessarily linked, some artists have begun to figure out ways to make art and money at the same time. Read more..
I still see laptops for sale that have Windows XP as the operating system, but I thought Microsoft discontinued it. What gives? Read more..
Exchange Rates of November 27, 2008
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 95.250 JPY||1 JPY = 0.010 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1.232 CAD||1 CAD = 0.812 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 1.200 CHF||1 CHF = 0.833 USD|
|US Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 USD = 6.828 CNY||1 CNY = 0.146 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 122.960 JPY||1 JPY = 0.008 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0.838 GBP||1 GBP = 1.194 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.964 AUD||1 AUD = 0.509 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.589 CAD||1 CAD = 0.629 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1.549 CHF||1 CHF = 0.646 EUR|
|Euro||Chinese Yuan||1 EUR = 8.811 CNY||1 CNY = 0.114 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0.681 GBP||1 GBP = 1.468 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.597 AUD||1 AUD = 0.626 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.292 CAD||1 CAD = 0.774 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 1.260 CHF||1 CHF = 0.794 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.344 AUD||1 AUD = 0.427 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 1.897 CAD||1 CAD = 0.527 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 1.849 CHF||1 CHF = 0.541 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Chinese Yuan||1 GBP = 10.508 CNY||1 CNY = 0.095 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0.809 CAD||1 CAD = 1.237 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 0.788 CHF||1 CHF = 1.270 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 AUD = 4.490 CNY||1 CNY = 0.223 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 0.973 CHF||1 CHF = 1.028 CAD|
|Canadian Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 CAD = 5.545 CNY||1 CNY = 0.180 CAD|
|Swiss Franc||Chinese Yuan||1 CHF = 5.687 CNY||1 CNY = 0.176 CHF|