Financial news on August 01, 2007

Business and Financial news
In Murdoch’s Past, Clues to The Journal’s Future

Rupert Murdoch is likely to accept losses on The Wall Street Journal at first in order to win the long-term war. Read more..

By RICHARD SIKLOS - The New York Times

Manhattan Media Buys a Weekly

The New York Press, the city’s second-largest free weekly newspaper, is expected to be sold to Manhattan Media, a publisher of weekly newspapers. Read more..

By ANGEL JENNINGS - The New York Times

Quick Bits: AOL Shrinks, Dell Gains Support

What’s hot today, with reports on Apple’s latest products and iPhone software updates, hacking RFID passports, and updates on the fate of the online Wall Street Journal, and the F.C.C.’s wireless spectrum auction. Read more..

By SAUL HANSELL - The New York Times

Subscriber Gain Helps Sirius Narrow Loss

Sirius, which broadcasts the talk-show host Howard Stern, added 561,500 net subscribers during the period, about 80,000 more than analysts estimated. Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 23.56 23.96 23.22 23.80 92.8M
Microsoft MSFT 28.97 29.55 28.82 29.30 80M
Apple AAPL 133.64 135.38 127.77 135.00 62.5M
Cisco Systems CSCO 28.77 29.82 28.75 29.77 60.4M
Pfizer PFE 23.51 23.71 23.37 23.63 57.4M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 18.94 19.82 18.83 19.79 54.8M
General Electric GE 38.60 39.29 38.45 38.95 53.6M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 43.70 44.44 43.20 44.38 44.5M
Comcast CMCSA 25.99 26.17 25.52 26.09 40.1M
ExxonMobil XOM 84.99 87.30 83.61 85.84 38.9M
AT&T Inc. T 39.14 40.32 38.90 40.23 35.6M
Home Depot HD 36.94 37.89 36.55 37.77 30.8M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 33.76 34.56 33.53 34.48 29.2M
Amgen AMGN 52.46 52.67 50.30 52.09 27.7M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 46.05 46.25 45.48 46.22 22M
ConocoPhillips COP 80.14 82.58 78.36 80.75 22M
Chevron CVX 85.26 89.50 82.55 85.17 21.5M
Verizon Communications VZ 42.50 43.43 42.14 43.24 18.9M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 60.51 61.40 60.45 60.96 17.6M
Amazon AMZN 78.10 78.15 75.06 77.31 16.9M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 50.47 51.37 50.08 50.95 16.8M
Altria MO 66.21 67.50 65.72 66.58 16.6M
Merck MRK 49.62 51.27 49.57 51.02 16.5M
HP Inc. HPQ 46.04 46.92 45.60 46.73 15.3M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 32.88 33.94 32.75 33.83 15M
Procter & Gamble PG 61.52 63.49 61.50 63.16 14.8M
Schlumberger SLB 94.34 99.40 91.82 94.62 12.7M
McDonald's MCD 47.68 48.37 47.50 48.27 12.5M
International Business Machines IBM 110.39 112.73 110.06 112.04 12.4M
Coca-Cola KO 52.36 53.48 52.18 53.27 12.4M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 28.01 28.78 28.01 28.67 12.2M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 48.24 48.87 47.36 47.99 11.6M
Alphabet GOOGL 510.50 516.51 508.14 512.94 8.85M
Gilead Sciences GILD 37.01 37.90 36.46 37.10 8.14M
United Technologies UTX 73.05 74.74 72.45 74.65 7.02M
Boeing BA 103.03 104.84 103.00 104.53 6.94M
Pepsico PEP 65.11 66.74 65.10 66.43 6.56M
3M MMM 88.94 89.47 87.75 89.07 5.68M
Union Pacific UNP 118.00 120.00 117.49 119.34 2.97M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3598.00 3614.00 3590.00 3599.50 7.1K
Exchange Rates of August 01, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 118.930 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.056 CAD 1 CAD = 0.947 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.204 CHF 1 CHF = 0.830 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7.570 CNY 1 CNY = 0.132 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 162.560 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.672 GBP 1 GBP = 1.487 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.597 AUD 1 AUD = 0.626 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.443 CAD 1 CAD = 0.693 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.646 CHF 1 CHF = 0.608 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.413 GBP 1 GBP = 2.420 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.982 AUD 1 AUD = 1.019 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.887 CAD 1 CAD = 1.127 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.012 CHF 1 CHF = 0.988 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.375 AUD 1 AUD = 0.421 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.146 CAD 1 CAD = 0.466 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.447 CHF 1 CHF = 0.409 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.903 CAD 1 CAD = 1.107 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 1.030 CHF 1 CHF = 0.971 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.140 CHF 1 CHF = 0.877 CAD

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