Financial news on July 01, 2011

Business and Financial news
Beck Uses Last Show on Fox to Allude to His New Venture

Glenn Beck spent his final day at the Fox News Channel thanking his viewers and colleagues and promoting his new Internet channel, GBTV, to the best of his contractual ability. Read more..

By BRIAN STELTER - The New York Times

Boeing Labor Dispute Is Making New Factory a Political Football

The challenge to a new Boeing plant in South Carolina by a union in Seattle has turned into a political firefight between the foes and partisans of organized labor. Read more..

By STEVEN GREENHOUSE - The New York Times

Corn Prices Fall Sharply After a Larger-Than-Expected Estimate of Crop

The nation’s farmers planted the second-largest corn crop in nearly seven decades, the Agriculture Department reported Thursday. Read more..

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS - The New York Times

Dow Gains 153 Points to End the Quarter Higher

Developments in Greece helped stocks in the United States, closing a volatile quarter marked by debt concerns in the euro zone and by a struggling economic recovery at home. Read more..

By CHRISTINE HAUSER - The New York Times

Malaysia Plan Meets Standards, U.N. Agency Says

But the International Atomic Energy Agency also made 11 recommendations, including the drafting of a detailed plan for long-term disposal of the rare earth refinery's radioactive waste. Read more..

By KEITH BRADSHER - The New York Times

Medicare Will Continue to Cover 2 Expensive Cancer Drugs

Drugs for prostate and breast cancer will still be covered by Medicare, despite their high costs and recent debate about the effectiveness of one. Read more..

By ANDREW POLLACK - The New York Times

Midwest Manufacturing Picked Up Steam in June

Midwest factory activity improved in June, fostering hopes for economic growth even as unemployment seemed to have stagnated. Read more..

By REUTERS - The New York Times

Morning Take-Out

Highlights from the morning newsletter. Read more..

By DEALBOOK - The New York Times

Playing Make-Believe With Greece

Treating bad loans as if they were fine landed a commercial banker in legal trouble. But the president of the European Central Bank is doing the same for Greek debt. Read more..

By FLOYD NORRIS - The New York Times

Republicans Boycott a Hearing on Trade

Senate Republicans blocked an initial hearing on three trade agreements, again halting the process despite an earlier agreement between the White House and House Republicans. Read more..

By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Cisco Systems CSCO 15,63 15,95 15,60 15,86 65.1M
General Electric GE 18,86 19,26 18,75 19,20 55.9M
Microsoft MSFT 25,93 26,17 25,84 26,02 52.9M
Intel INTC 22,21 22,58 22,10 22,53 35.8M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 40,81 41,72 40,77 41,58 32.1M
Pfizer PFE 20,50 20,76 20,48 20,75 30.8M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 28,08 28,75 27,96 28,67 30.3M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 32,89 33,20 32,48 33,05 25.4M
AT&T Inc. T 31,42 31,73 31,38 31,68 20M
General Motors GM 30,35 30,86 29,92 30,58 18.1M
ExxonMobil XOM 81,19 82,09 80,59 82,01 18.1M
Apple AAPL 335,95 343,50 334,20 343,26 15.5M
Visa V 84,10 88,93 83,76 87,97 15.4M
Verizon Communications VZ 37,06 37,87 37,06 37,80 14.9M
HP Inc. HPQ 36,55 37,13 36,34 37,05 14.9M
Comcast CMCSA 25,30 25,79 25,17 25,73 11.7M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 52,55 53,10 52,39 53,10 11.6M
Altria MO 26,35 26,55 26,20 26,53 11.2M
ConocoPhillips COP 75,27 76,00 74,57 75,88 10M
Merck MRK 35,17 35,73 35,16 35,60 9.88M
Home Depot HD 36,29 36,96 36,26 36,73 9.78M
Procter & Gamble PG 63,47 64,44 63,34 64,27 9.7M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 53,19 53,65 53,00 53,51 9.48M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 39,15 39,86 39,03 39,72 9.25M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 66,48 67,36 66,27 67,30 9.22M
Coca-Cola KO 67,02 68,09 67,02 68,09 8.24M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 51,84 53,27 51,56 53,13 8.15M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 28,95 29,15 28,95 29,15 8.15M
Schlumberger SLB 85,89 87,74 85,25 87,60 7.3M
Alphabet GOOGL 506,74 521,18 506,38 521,03 7.27M
Chevron CVX 102,71 104,19 102,01 104,09 6.58M
Pepsico PEP 70,08 70,36 69,61 70,19 6.47M
Gilead Sciences GILD 41,44 41,97 41,38 41,95 6.23M
McDonald's MCD 84,16 85,80 84,15 85,65 5.83M
Amgen AMGN 58,44 58,44 57,89 58,28 5.36M
International Business Machines IBM 171,61 174,65 171,49 174,54 5.18M
3M MMM 94,83 96,95 94,83 96,67 4.66M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 77,24 78,19 76,70 78,09 4.53M
United Technologies UTX 88,72 90,53 88,36 90,13 4.48M
Amazon AMZN 205,55 210,27 203,61 209,49 4.01M
Boeing BA 73,81 74,73 73,80 74,27 3.65M
Union Pacific UNP 104,60 107,04 104,21 106,76 2.7M
Exchange Rates of July 01, 2011
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 80,810 JPY 1 JPY = 0,012 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 0,958 CAD 1 CAD = 1,044 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0,848 CHF 1 CHF = 1,180 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,466 CNY 1 CNY = 0,155 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 117,420 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,904 GBP 1 GBP = 1,106 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,349 AUD 1 AUD = 0,741 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,392 CAD 1 CAD = 0,718 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,231 CHF 1 CHF = 0,812 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 9,396 CNY 1 CNY = 0,106 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,769 GBP 1 GBP = 1,300 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,148 AUD 1 AUD = 0,871 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,186 CAD 1 CAD = 0,844 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,049 CHF 1 CHF = 0,954 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,492 AUD 1 AUD = 0,670 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,540 CAD 1 CAD = 0,649 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1,362 CHF 1 CHF = 0,734 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10,394 CNY 1 CNY = 0,096 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 1,032 CAD 1 CAD = 0,969 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,913 CHF 1 CHF = 1,096 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 6,963 CNY 1 CNY = 0,144 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0,884 CHF 1 CHF = 1,131 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6,746 CNY 1 CNY = 0,148 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 7,627 CNY 1 CNY = 0,131 CHF

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