Financial news on November 30, 2009

Business and Financial news
Assessing Dubai's Debt Crisis

Graham Bowley, a New York Times reporter, discusses the latest news surrounding Dubai's financial crisis. Read more..

None None - The New York Times

Cash in the Forefront for the Holidays

A survey finds that consumers plan to spend a little less this year, and will avoid using credit cards. Read more..

By TEDDY WAYNE - The New York Times

In Japan, an Odd Perch for Google: Looking Up at the Leader

After missteps in Japan, Google is striving to gain ground against Yahoo and make the most of a highly connected marketplace. Read more..

By HIROKO TABUCHI - The New York Times

Open Source as a Model for Business Is Elusive

European Commission reaction to Oracle’s acquisition of Sun Microsystems has stoked a tricky debate: Can open-source software live up to its populist traditions? Read more..

By ASHLEE VANCE - The New York Times

Upstart Chinese Telecom Company Rattles Industry as It Rises to No. 2

Huawei Technologies, a private equipment maker founded by a former Red Army officer, is growing fast while fighting a perception that it has ties to China’s government and military. Read more..

By KEVIN J. O'BRIEN - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 15.82 16.06 15.81 16.02 70.2M
Pfizer PFE 18.31 18.45 18.17 18.17 59.3M
Intel INTC 19.11 19.26 19.00 19.20 48.6M
Microsoft MSFT 29.15 29.45 29.00 29.41 44.2M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 41.56 42.65 41.49 42.49 38.2M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 27.28 28.10 27.25 28.04 36.7M
Cisco Systems CSCO 23.31 23.54 23.19 23.40 34.3M
AT&T Inc. T 26.96 27.00 26.67 26.94 31.8M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 25.27 25.62 25.08 25.31 30.2M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 22.01 22.15 21.80 22.08 26.3M
ExxonMobil XOM 74.49 75.35 74.35 75.07 21.4M
Verizon Communications VZ 31.83 31.90 31.43 31.46 20.8M
Merck MRK 36.16 36.33 35.87 36.21 18.4M
Altria MO 19.10 19.10 18.75 18.81 17.7M
Home Depot HD 27.59 27.75 26.96 27.13 16.7M
Comcast CMCSA 14.80 14.84 14.55 14.66 16.5M
HP Inc. HPQ 48.97 49.31 48.81 49.06 16.4M
Apple AAPL 201.11 201.68 198.77 199.91 15.2M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 54.20 54.55 53.69 54.49 14.7M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 29.44 29.49 28.50 28.67 12.6M
Procter & Gamble PG 62.37 63.00 62.12 62.35 12.4M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 54.53 54.70 54.10 54.55 11.9M
ConocoPhillips COP 51.77 52.23 51.29 51.77 11.1M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 62.78 62.98 62.24 62.84 10.8M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 30.23 30.37 29.95 30.22 10.3M
Amazon AMZN 132.19 136.08 132.16 135.91 10.1M
Coca-Cola KO 57.29 57.32 56.80 57.20 9.44M
Chevron CVX 77.85 78.67 77.54 78.04 9.3M
Gilead Sciences GILD 46.46 46.55 45.93 46.11 7.27M
Pepsico PEP 62.64 62.83 62.15 62.22 7.25M
Schlumberger SLB 62.50 64.21 62.50 63.89 6.7M
McDonald's MCD 63.76 63.76 63.03 63.25 6.57M
International Business Machines IBM 125.12 126.60 124.92 126.35 6.3M
Amgen AMGN 56.67 57.00 56.25 56.35 5.74M
Boeing BA 52.43 52.69 51.78 52.41 5.43M
United Technologies UTX 67.17 67.46 66.52 67.24 4.31M
3M MMM 76.89 77.82 76.47 77.44 3.93M
Visa V 80.33 81.38 80.20 81.00 3.93M
Union Pacific UNP 63.41 64.24 62.70 63.26 3.67M
Alphabet GOOGL 580.63 583.67 577.11 583.00 3.45M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3361.00 3366.00 3333.50 3353.00 44.6K
Exchange Rates of November 30, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 86.310 JPY 1 JPY = 0.012 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.056 CAD 1 CAD = 0.947 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.005 CHF 1 CHF = 0.995 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.828 CNY 1 CNY = 0.146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 129.520 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.913 GBP 1 GBP = 1.096 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.638 AUD 1 AUD = 0.610 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.584 CAD 1 CAD = 0.631 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.508 CHF 1 CHF = 0.663 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 10.246 CNY 1 CNY = 0.098 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.704 GBP 1 GBP = 1.420 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.264 AUD 1 AUD = 0.791 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.222 CAD 1 CAD = 0.818 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.164 CHF 1 CHF = 0.859 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.794 AUD 1 AUD = 0.557 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.736 CAD 1 CAD = 0.576 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.653 CHF 1 CHF = 0.605 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 11.215 CNY 1 CNY = 0.089 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.967 CAD 1 CAD = 1.034 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.920 CHF 1 CHF = 1.086 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.952 CHF 1 CHF = 1.051 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6.468 CNY 1 CNY = 0.155 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.791 CNY 1 CNY = 0.147 CHF

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