Financial news on January 31, 2011

Business and Financial news
7-Eleven Experiments With Eco-Friendly Stores

In an ambitious eco-project, a 7-Eleven in Kyoto has been relit with LEDs, which consume half the energy and last much longer. Read more..

By DANIEL KRIEGER - International Herald Tribune

More Transactions, on Smaller Orders

Retailers are increasingly offering free shipping, which encourages consumers to spend a little on this site, a little on that. Read more..

By ALEX MINDLIN - The New York Times

Unrest in Egypt Unsettles Global Markets

The instability could hinder oil shipments, raise energy costs and drive equity prices down. Read more..

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
IntelINTC21.5521.6421.0321.4690.8M
MicrosoftMSFT27.7727.9027.4227.7365M
General ElectricGE20.1320.2920.1020.1451.7M
PfizerPFE18.1918.3318.1618.2242M
Cisco SystemsCSCO20.9321.1820.7121.1540.4M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT45.8545.9245.0745.1634.7M
ExxonMobilXOM79.9280.8279.0180.6834.5M
AT&T Inc.T27.4227.5827.2027.5229.2M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC31.9832.5031.7332.4223.6M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM44.4145.1044.4044.9423.6M
HP Inc.HPQ45.4145.7245.1345.6921.4M
ConocoPhillipsCOP71.2971.7470.5071.4620.9M
Oracle Corp.ORCL31.9532.2031.8432.0320.8M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ60.1660.2259.6959.7719.1M
ComcastCMCSA22.8023.2422.7422.7517M
AltriaMO23.7823.7923.3423.5116.3M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT56.4556.5655.7056.0715.7M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY25.8825.9025.1625.1815.3M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ35.6435.9135.3835.6214.5M
MerckMRK33.2933.3033.0733.1714.2M
General MotorsGM36.8937.0535.8936.4914M
AppleAAPL335.80340.04334.30339.3213.5M
Procter & GamblePG64.3564.3663.0163.1312.6M
Home DepotHD37.1337.1836.5536.7711.2M
ChevronCVX93.8595.1993.3794.9311.2M
PepsicoPEP64.3564.6864.0964.318.67M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS39.0439.2538.6538.878.21M
SchlumbergerSLB86.4189.0086.1188.998.15M
Coca-ColaKO62.3262.8561.8962.857.86M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH41.0241.3240.7141.057.32M
International Business MachinesIBM159.18162.00158.68162.007.2M
AmazonAMZN170.16171.44167.41169.646.72M
Gilead SciencesGILD38.1938.6037.9238.386.65M
McDonald'sMCD73.8073.9873.3573.676.37M
VisaV69.9070.3669.3569.856.15M
AmgenAMGN55.2255.4654.8555.086.02M
AlphabetGOOGL603.60604.47595.55600.365.6M
BoeingBA69.2669.9669.1269.484.56M
United TechnologiesUTX81.8081.9980.6681.304.29M
3MMMM87.9388.1987.3187.924.12M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B81.9382.3181.5281.753.43M
Union PacificUNP93.6695.1293.5294.633.32M
Exchange Rates of January 31, 2011
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 82.030 JPY1 JPY = 0.012 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.001 CAD1 CAD = 0.999 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0.944 CHF1 CHF = 1.060 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.603 CNY1 CNY = 0.151 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 112.330 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.855 GBP1 GBP = 1.170 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.373 AUD1 AUD = 0.728 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.371 CAD1 CAD = 0.730 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.292 CHF1 CHF = 0.774 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 9.043 CNY1 CNY = 0.111 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.761 GBP1 GBP = 1.314 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.221 AUD1 AUD = 0.819 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.220 CAD1 CAD = 0.820 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.150 CHF1 CHF = 0.869 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1.605 AUD1 AUD = 0.623 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.603 CAD1 CAD = 0.624 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.511 CHF1 CHF = 0.662 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 10.581 CNY1 CNY = 0.095 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.998 CAD1 CAD = 1.002 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.941 CHF1 CHF = 1.063 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 6.587 CNY1 CNY = 0.152 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.943 CHF1 CHF = 1.061 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 6.599 CNY1 CNY = 0.152 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.993 CNY1 CNY = 0.143 CHF

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