Financial news on March 30, 2009

Business and Financial news
Cable Mounts a Drive for Broadband in Europe

Cable companies in Europe, minor players in the initial wave of broadband Internet, are catching up. Read more..

By KEVIN J. O'BRIEN - International Herald Tribune

Fox News’s Mad, Apocalyptic, Tearful Rising Star

Glenn Beck’s show has become wildly popular with a mix of moral lessons and outrage. Read more..

By BRIAN STELTER and BILL CARTER - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE10.3311.179.789.93154M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC14.7015.1213.3713.37148M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM25.6726.3724.7824.85105M
PfizerPFE13.8814.0413.5513.7059.8M
IntelINTC15.0915.1014.4814.7255.4M
MicrosoftMSFT17.7417.7617.2717.4849.6M
Cisco SystemsCSCO16.5716.5716.0816.3145.1M
Oracle Corp.ORCL17.6617.7017.2517.6633.1M
ExxonMobilXOM68.5468.8567.5868.6332.2M
AT&T Inc.T25.4925.6924.8825.1630.1M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT46.6948.1246.6547.8929.5M
HP Inc.HPQ32.2632.4031.4832.1228.5M
ComcastCMCSA14.2714.3313.5313.6523.1M
ConocoPhillipsCOP39.3739.4038.2539.0222.2M
Home DepotHD23.2423.4622.6623.3821.6M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ30.2230.3929.7130.2221.2M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY20.3421.4620.3421.0221.2M
AppleAAPL104.51105.01102.61104.4918M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT52.0052.1651.2651.7616.7M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ52.5453.4652.3653.0115.7M
MerckMRK26.7826.9026.1426.5514.5M
ChevronCVX67.5467.8965.9666.8014.3M
AltriaMO16.3416.7416.1616.3813.2M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS18.1218.2617.5417.8513.2M
SchlumbergerSLB42.2042.5740.4841.1212.9M
Procter & GamblePG48.0448.1046.5747.2812.7M
Gilead SciencesGILD43.9145.6443.6245.6211.5M
Coca-ColaKO44.5044.6643.4343.9211.5M
International Business MachinesIBM92.0094.7491.8094.5211M
BoeingBA36.6336.9835.1135.5210.8M
VisaV53.3054.8553.0153.509.65M
AmgenAMGN51.5051.9849.7150.529.43M
McDonald'sMCD54.0054.1753.0353.928.7M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH20.4520.8720.1620.548.54M
AmazonAMZN70.4071.6769.7571.448.37M
PepsicoPEP52.0652.6251.2851.797.58M
United TechnologiesUTX43.6043.9142.1442.606.53M
AlphabetGOOGL342.55343.81336.06342.696.18M
Union PacificUNP41.4141.8440.3140.985.88M
3MMMM49.7249.9448.0848.654.8M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B2845.002848.002753.002810.0031.9K
Exchange Rates of March 30, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 97.380 JPY1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.261 CAD1 CAD = 0.793 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.149 CHF1 CHF = 0.871 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.837 CNY1 CNY = 0.146 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 128.550 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.925 GBP1 GBP = 1.081 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.936 AUD1 AUD = 0.516 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.664 CAD1 CAD = 0.601 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.516 CHF1 CHF = 0.660 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 9.026 CNY1 CNY = 0.111 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.719 GBP1 GBP = 1.390 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.506 AUD1 AUD = 0.664 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.294 CAD1 CAD = 0.773 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.179 CHF1 CHF = 0.848 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.093 AUD1 AUD = 0.478 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.799 CAD1 CAD = 0.556 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.639 CHF1 CHF = 0.610 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 9.740 CNY1 CNY = 0.103 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.859 CAD1 CAD = 1.164 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.783 CHF1 CHF = 1.278 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 4.656 CNY1 CNY = 0.215 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.910 CHF1 CHF = 1.099 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5.420 CNY1 CNY = 0.185 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 5.953 CNY1 CNY = 0.168 CHF

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