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

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Microsoft MSFT 25.19 25.42 24.93 25.31 56.6M
General Electric GE 15.73 16.05 15.68 15.97 56.5M
Cisco Systems CSCO 19.47 19.54 19.23 19.44 52M
Intel INTC 21.15 21.45 21.12 21.33 46.9M
Pfizer PFE 16.41 16.62 16.25 16.56 39.1M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 27.17 27.34 26.91 27.22 32.6M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 26.58 27.35 26.51 27.20 31.2M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 37.47 38.09 37.11 37.91 30.9M
General Motors GM 33.80 33.81 33.07 33.80 27.8M
AT&T Inc. T 27.85 27.87 27.49 27.70 24.5M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 46.76 46.90 46.20 46.49 20.7M
HP Inc. HPQ 42.58 42.76 42.08 42.60 20.6M
ExxonMobil XOM 68.86 69.64 68.30 69.45 20M
Apple AAPL 315.50 317.48 311.38 316.87 15.9M
Verizon Communications VZ 32.18 32.20 31.67 31.90 14.9M
Merck MRK 34.58 34.74 34.29 34.69 13.3M
Comcast CMCSA 19.99 20.30 19.88 20.21 13.2M
Altria MO 24.30 24.51 24.11 24.43 12.9M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 61.81 62.01 61.39 61.91 12M
Home Depot HD 31.00 31.00 31.00 31.00 11.8M
Coca-Cola KO 63.55 63.65 62.87 63.39 11.2M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 35.54 36.67 35.05 36.59 10.9M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 53.65 53.92 53.43 53.85 10.8M
Gilead Sciences GILD 37.11 37.17 36.65 37.06 9.79M
Amazon AMZN 179.99 181.84 177.57 179.49 9.7M
Chevron CVX 81.30 82.05 80.41 81.69 9.07M
Schlumberger SLB 75.90 77.16 75.06 77.00 8.59M
ConocoPhillips COP 60.44 60.90 59.57 60.68 8.5M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 36.45 36.71 36.10 36.42 8.5M
Procter & Gamble PG 62.05 62.24 61.67 62.13 8.43M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 25.42 25.49 25.10 25.42 8.33M
Amgen AMGN 53.08 53.58 52.19 53.32 6.37M
Pepsico PEP 63.76 64.14 63.43 64.01 5.78M
Alphabet GOOGL 589.17 589.80 579.95 582.11 5.71M
Visa V 75.23 75.23 72.92 74.19 5.39M
International Business Machines IBM 143.53 143.67 141.50 142.89 5.04M
McDonald's MCD 77.94 78.47 77.15 78.26 4.98M
Boeing BA 64.33 64.70 63.44 64.36 4.38M
United Technologies UTX 74.72 75.08 73.88 74.80 4.36M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 79.04 79.89 78.82 79.51 4.09M
3M MMM 83.70 84.38 83.00 84.22 3.59M
Union Pacific UNP 89.50 90.86 88.48 90.65 3M
Exchange Rates of November 29, 2010
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 84.230 JPY 1 JPY = 0.012 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.018 CAD 1 CAD = 0.983 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.000 CHF 1 CHF = 1.001 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.660 CNY 1 CNY = 0.150 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 110.630 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.843 GBP 1 GBP = 1.186 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.363 AUD 1 AUD = 0.734 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.337 CAD 1 CAD = 0.748 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.313 CHF 1 CHF = 0.762 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 8.744 CNY 1 CNY = 0.114 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.762 GBP 1 GBP = 1.313 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.232 AUD 1 AUD = 0.812 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.208 CAD 1 CAD = 0.828 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.186 CHF 1 CHF = 0.843 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.617 AUD 1 AUD = 0.619 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.585 CAD 1 CAD = 0.631 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.557 CHF 1 CHF = 0.642 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10.369 CNY 1 CNY = 0.096 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.980 CAD 1 CAD = 1.020 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.963 CHF 1 CHF = 1.039 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 6.420 CNY 1 CNY = 0.156 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.982 CHF 1 CHF = 1.019 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6.545 CNY 1 CNY = 0.153 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.667 CNY 1 CNY = 0.150 CHF

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