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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE15.8216.0615.8116.0270.2M
PfizerPFE18.3118.4518.1718.1759.3M
IntelINTC19.1119.2619.0019.2048.6M
MicrosoftMSFT29.1529.4529.0029.4144.2M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM41.5642.6541.4942.4938.2M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC27.2828.1027.2528.0436.7M
Cisco SystemsCSCO23.3123.5423.1923.4034.3M
AT&T Inc.T26.9627.0026.6726.9431.8M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY25.2725.6225.0825.3130.2M
Oracle Corp.ORCL22.0122.1521.8022.0826.3M
ExxonMobilXOM74.4975.3574.3575.0721.4M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ31.8331.9031.4331.4620.8M
MerckMRK36.1636.3335.8736.2118.4M
AltriaMO19.1019.1018.7518.8117.7M
Home DepotHD27.5927.7526.9627.1316.7M
ComcastCMCSA14.8014.8414.5514.6616.5M
HP Inc.HPQ48.9749.3148.8149.0616.4M
AppleAAPL201.11201.68198.77199.9115.2M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT54.2054.5553.6954.4914.7M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH29.4429.4928.5028.6712.6M
Procter & GamblePG62.3763.0062.1262.3512.4M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT54.5354.7054.1054.5511.9M
ConocoPhillipsCOP51.7752.2351.2951.7711.1M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ62.7862.9862.2462.8410.8M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS30.2330.3729.9530.2210.3M
AmazonAMZN132.19136.08132.16135.9110.1M
Coca-ColaKO57.2957.3256.8057.209.44M
ChevronCVX77.8578.6777.5478.049.3M
Gilead SciencesGILD46.4646.5545.9346.117.27M
PepsicoPEP62.6462.8362.1562.227.25M
SchlumbergerSLB62.5064.2162.5063.896.7M
McDonald'sMCD63.7663.7663.0363.256.57M
International Business MachinesIBM125.12126.60124.92126.356.3M
AmgenAMGN56.6757.0056.2556.355.74M
BoeingBA52.4352.6951.7852.415.43M
United TechnologiesUTX67.1767.4666.5267.244.31M
3MMMM76.8977.8276.4777.443.93M
VisaV80.3381.3880.2081.003.93M
Union PacificUNP63.4164.2462.7063.263.67M
AlphabetGOOGL580.63583.67577.11583.003.45M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3361.003366.003333.503353.0044.6K
Exchange Rates of November 30, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 86.310 JPY1 JPY = 0.012 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.056 CAD1 CAD = 0.947 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.005 CHF1 CHF = 0.995 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.828 CNY1 CNY = 0.146 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 129.520 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.913 GBP1 GBP = 1.096 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.638 AUD1 AUD = 0.610 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.584 CAD1 CAD = 0.631 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.508 CHF1 CHF = 0.663 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 10.246 CNY1 CNY = 0.098 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.704 GBP1 GBP = 1.420 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.264 AUD1 AUD = 0.791 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.222 CAD1 CAD = 0.818 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.164 CHF1 CHF = 0.859 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1.794 AUD1 AUD = 0.557 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.736 CAD1 CAD = 0.576 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.653 CHF1 CHF = 0.605 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 11.215 CNY1 CNY = 0.089 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.967 CAD1 CAD = 1.034 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.920 CHF1 CHF = 1.086 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.952 CHF1 CHF = 1.051 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 6.468 CNY1 CNY = 0.155 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.791 CNY1 CNY = 0.147 CHF

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