Financial news on July 31, 2009
Business and Financial news
Capco could face nearly $11 billion in claims but has only about $150 million with which to meet them, according to industry estimates. Read more..
The program, which offered cash to people who traded in old cars for ones with higher fuel economy, was said to have exhausted its available funds, leaving its future in question. Read more..
The Central Bureau of Investigation chief has raised the visibility of the war on corporate crime and enlisted public support for efforts against government corruption. Read more..
The new proposal would involve Delphi’s debtor-in- possession lenders, whose loans totaling $3.4 billion have kept the company operating in bankruptcy, taking over most of the supplier’s assets. Read more..
Microsoft’s chief executive Steven A. Ballmer says investors failed to understand the long-term ramifications of the partnership that will unite the companies against Google. Read more..
The company’s improved performance was largely the result of strict cost controls rather than increased sales. Read more..
Exxon’s report caps a week of lower earnings in the energy industry after the tumble of oil prices since last year. Read more..
The company’s video game and computer revenue dropped 37.4 percent as sales of its PlayStation Portable game console fell sharply. Read more..
The company said movies that underperformed and a drop in advertising hurt its bottom line. Read more..
Communities are haunted by the huge empty buildings — which find few takers — that have been left behind by the automakers. Read more..
Values are reported in US Dollars
|Wells Fargo & Co.||WFC||24,90||24,93||24,44||24,46||54.9M|
|Walt Disney & Co.||DIS||25,39||25,64||25,04||25,12||25.1M|
|Johnson & Johnson||JNJ||61,83||62,17||60,78||60,89||13.2M|
|Procter & Gamble||PG||56,20||56,75||55,43||55,51||12.7M|
|International Business Machines||IBM||117,56||118,99||117,56||117,93||5.33M|
Exchange Rates of July 31, 2009
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 94,640 JPY||1 JPY = 0,011 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1,078 CAD||1 CAD = 0,928 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 1,069 CHF||1 CHF = 0,936 USD|
|US Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 USD = 6,833 CNY||1 CNY = 0,146 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 134,860 JPY||1 JPY = 0,007 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0,853 GBP||1 GBP = 1,173 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1,704 AUD||1 AUD = 0,587 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1,536 CAD||1 CAD = 0,651 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1,523 CHF||1 CHF = 0,657 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0,632 GBP||1 GBP = 1,583 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 1,263 AUD||1 AUD = 0,792 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 1,138 CAD||1 CAD = 0,879 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 1,128 CHF||1 CHF = 0,886 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 1,998 AUD||1 AUD = 0,501 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 1,802 CAD||1 CAD = 0,555 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 1,786 CHF||1 CHF = 0,560 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0,901 CAD||1 CAD = 1,110 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 0,893 CHF||1 CHF = 1,119 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 AUD = 5,713 CNY||1 CNY = 0,175 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 0,991 CHF||1 CHF = 1,009 CAD|