Financial news on May 28, 2007

Business and Financial news
3 Magazines Are Accused of Retouching Celebrity Photos to Excess

Men’s Fitness, Us Weekly and In Touch defended themselves against accusations last week that they had doctored their covers. Read more..

By ANDREW ADAM NEWMAN - The New York Times

At BET, Fighting the Rerun

Despite being the largest African-American cable channel, BET has developed few of its own marketable stars and virtually no breakout programs. Read more..

By GERALDINE FABRIKANT - The New York Times

Fans of Canceled ‘Jericho’ Mobilize With a Very Literal Protest

Soon after CBS said that it had canceled the series “Jericho,” angry fans started sending bags of nuts to the network’s offices as a protest. Read more..

By ELIZABETH OLSON - The New York Times

Judging a Diet Book’s User by Its Bright Pink Cover

The author of “The Beck Diet Solution” said that she had received many messages from men who liked her book, but not its rosy dust jacket. Read more..

By ANDREW ADAM NEWMAN - The New York Times

OMG! Cute Boys, Kissing Tips and Lots of Pics, as Magazines Find a Niche

With a faithful audience in the millions, magazines for the early teenage years are in overdrive. Read more..

By ELIZABETH OLSON - The New York Times

Exchange Rates of May 28, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 121.710 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.080 CAD1 CAD = 0.926 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.229 CHF1 CHF = 0.814 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7.645 CNY1 CNY = 0.131 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 163.730 JPY1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.678 GBP1 GBP = 1.475 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.641 AUD1 AUD = 0.609 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.452 CAD1 CAD = 0.689 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.653 CHF1 CHF = 0.605 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.414 GBP1 GBP = 2.416 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.002 AUD1 AUD = 0.998 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.887 CAD1 CAD = 1.128 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.009 CHF1 CHF = 0.991 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.420 AUD1 AUD = 0.413 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2.142 CAD1 CAD = 0.467 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2.437 CHF1 CHF = 0.410 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.885 CAD1 CAD = 1.131 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 1.007 CHF1 CHF = 0.994 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1.137 CHF1 CHF = 0.879 CAD

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