Financial news on October 29, 2014
Business and Financial news
Test-preparation tutors and classes can be expensive, but there are less costly alternatives. Read more..
As a teenager in Pakistan, Shaan Kandawalla was not permitted to compete in the 1996 Olympics because of her gender. That background has prepared her to take on the male-dominated tech world. Read more..
Because of a lag in the S.E.C. website, investors that pay a subscription fee can gain access to public filings seconds before they are seen by the general public, long enough for high-frequency trading strategies, according to a new academic paper. Read more..
Earnings at Germany’s largest bank had been expected to suffer after it said last week that it had set aside an additional $1.1 billion to cover legal costs. Read more..
Much of Eastern Europe is vulnerable to cutoffs of gas, oil or coal by Moscow, a situation that has become more urgent with the crisis in Ukraine. Read more..
The head of Hong Kong’s stock market regulator said that his agency had done all it needed to do to start the project, suggesting delays were coming from mainland China. Read more..
Deutsche Bank reports third-quarter earnings and management shake-up. | Facebook plans to increase spending. | The Fed is expected to end its bond-buying program. | A lesson on saying “no” to a hostile bid. Read more..
The limited partnership, which owns stakes in a group of pipelines primarily in Louisiana and Texas, sold 40 million shares in the offering. Read more..
Shaan Kandawalla of PlayDate Digital creates educational apps for children, featuring iconic brands. Read more..
A blog post by the commission’s chairman about expanding the definition of cable operator to include online video distributors seemed to raise as many questions as it answered. Read more..
Values are reported in US Dollars
|Wells Fargo & Co.||WFC||51.84||52.27||51.68||52.17||16.5M|
|Johnson & Johnson||JNJ||105.00||105.56||104.86||105.56||8.19M|
|Procter & Gamble||PG||86.67||86.67||85.91||86.54||6.88M|
|Walt Disney & Co.||DIS||89.84||90.25||88.95||89.53||5.44M|
|International Business Machines||IBM||164.33||164.62||162.76||163.46||4.74M|
Exchange Rates of October 29, 2014
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 108.840 JPY||1 JPY = 0.009 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1.119 CAD||1 CAD = 0.894 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 0.955 CHF||1 CHF = 1.048 USD|
|US Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 USD = 6.111 CNY||1 CNY = 0.164 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 137.530 JPY||1 JPY = 0.007 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0.789 GBP||1 GBP = 1.267 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.437 AUD||1 AUD = 0.696 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.413 CAD||1 CAD = 0.708 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1.206 CHF||1 CHF = 0.829 EUR|
|Euro||Chinese Yuan||1 EUR = 7.720 CNY||1 CNY = 0.130 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0.573 GBP||1 GBP = 1.744 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.044 AUD||1 AUD = 0.958 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.027 CAD||1 CAD = 0.974 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 0.877 CHF||1 CHF = 1.141 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 1.821 AUD||1 AUD = 0.549 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 1.791 CAD||1 CAD = 0.558 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 1.528 CHF||1 CHF = 0.654 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Chinese Yuan||1 GBP = 9.784 CNY||1 CNY = 0.102 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0.983 CAD||1 CAD = 1.017 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 0.839 CHF||1 CHF = 1.192 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 AUD = 5.373 CNY||1 CNY = 0.186 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 0.853 CHF||1 CHF = 1.172 CAD|
|Canadian Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 CAD = 5.463 CNY||1 CNY = 0.183 CAD|
|Swiss Franc||Chinese Yuan||1 CHF = 6.400 CNY||1 CNY = 0.156 CHF|