Financial news on November 29, 2010

Business and Financial news
Adults Are Not So Inclined to Check In

Location based services on smartphones, like Foursquare, are largely ignored by adult users. Read more..

By ALEX MINDLIN - The New York Times

A Mundane Approach to a Vexing Problem

Buildings account for about 40 percent of energy use in the United States and Europe because of the need for amenities like heating, cooling and lighting. Read more..

By KATE GALBRAITH - International Herald Tribune

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
MicrosoftMSFT25.1925.4224.9325.3156.6M
General ElectricGE15.7316.0515.6815.9756.5M
Cisco SystemsCSCO19.4719.5419.2319.4452M
IntelINTC21.1521.4521.1221.3346.9M
PfizerPFE16.4116.6216.2516.5639.1M
Oracle Corp.ORCL27.1727.3426.9127.2232.6M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC26.5827.3526.5127.2031.2M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM37.4738.0937.1137.9130.9M
General MotorsGM33.8033.8133.0733.8027.8M
AT&T Inc.T27.8527.8727.4927.7024.5M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT46.7646.9046.2046.4920.7M
HP Inc.HPQ42.5842.7642.0842.6020.6M
ExxonMobilXOM68.8669.6468.3069.4520M
AppleAAPL315.50317.48311.38316.8715.9M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ32.1832.2031.6731.9014.9M
MerckMRK34.5834.7434.2934.6913.3M
ComcastCMCSA19.9920.3019.8820.2113.2M
AltriaMO24.3024.5124.1124.4312.9M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ61.8162.0161.3961.9112M
Home DepotHD31.0031.0031.0031.0011.8M
Coca-ColaKO63.5563.6562.8763.3911.2M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH35.5436.6735.0536.5910.9M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT53.6553.9253.4353.8510.8M
Gilead SciencesGILD37.1137.1736.6537.069.79M
AmazonAMZN179.99181.84177.57179.499.7M
ChevronCVX81.3082.0580.4181.699.07M
SchlumbergerSLB75.9077.1675.0677.008.59M
ConocoPhillipsCOP60.4460.9059.5760.688.5M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS36.4536.7136.1036.428.5M
Procter & GamblePG62.0562.2461.6762.138.43M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY25.4225.4925.1025.428.33M
AmgenAMGN53.0853.5852.1953.326.37M
PepsicoPEP63.7664.1463.4364.015.78M
AlphabetGOOGL589.17589.80579.95582.115.71M
VisaV75.2375.2372.9274.195.39M
International Business MachinesIBM143.53143.67141.50142.895.04M
McDonald'sMCD77.9478.4777.1578.264.98M
BoeingBA64.3364.7063.4464.364.38M
United TechnologiesUTX74.7275.0873.8874.804.36M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B79.0479.8978.8279.514.09M
3MMMM83.7084.3883.0084.223.59M
Union PacificUNP89.5090.8688.4890.653M
Exchange Rates of November 29, 2010
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 84.230 JPY1 JPY = 0.012 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.018 CAD1 CAD = 0.983 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.000 CHF1 CHF = 1.001 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.660 CNY1 CNY = 0.150 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 110.630 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.843 GBP1 GBP = 1.186 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.363 AUD1 AUD = 0.734 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.337 CAD1 CAD = 0.748 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.313 CHF1 CHF = 0.762 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 8.744 CNY1 CNY = 0.114 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.762 GBP1 GBP = 1.313 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.232 AUD1 AUD = 0.812 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.208 CAD1 CAD = 0.828 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.186 CHF1 CHF = 0.843 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1.617 AUD1 AUD = 0.619 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.585 CAD1 CAD = 0.631 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.557 CHF1 CHF = 0.642 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 10.369 CNY1 CNY = 0.096 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.980 CAD1 CAD = 1.020 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.963 CHF1 CHF = 1.039 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 6.420 CNY1 CNY = 0.156 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.982 CHF1 CHF = 1.019 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 6.545 CNY1 CNY = 0.153 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.667 CNY1 CNY = 0.150 CHF

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