Financial news on March 01, 2016

Business and Financial news
Auto Safety Agency Resists Broader Recall of Takata Airbags

National Highway Traffic Safety Admin explains to lawmakers that recall of all Takata airbags would be imprudent and might exceed agency's authority; current recalls are limited to high-risk inflaters. Read more..

By STACY COWLEY - The New York Times

F.B.I. Error Locked San Bernardino Attacker’s iPhone

F.B.I. personnel believed that by resetting the iCloud password, they could get access to information on the iPhone. Instead, it did the opposite. Read more..

By CECILIA KANG and ERIC LICHTBLAU - The New York Times

For Hotels, Bedbugs Are Bad Enough, and Social Media Adds to Irritation

Bedbugs are creating headaches for hotel owners who have to figure out both how to get rid of them and how to respond to online accusations from guests about infestations; bugs lower hotel room values. Read more..

By MATT KRUPNICK - The New York Times

Power to the Pasta

Fred Piscop serves up our midweek puzzle. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Review: ‘Dark Territory’ Illuminates Cybersecurity’s Shadows

Fred Kaplan tackles a subject that, as the current controversy over Apple’s standoff with the Justice Department confirms, attracts fierce partisans. Read more..

By JONATHAN A. KNEE - The New York Times

Souq, Online Retailer in Middle East, Gets a $275 Million Boost

DealBook Online; Souq.com, Middle East's largest e-commerce company, reports it has raised $275 million from international investors. Read more..

By SARA HAMDAN - The New York Times

Valeant Chief Returns to a Difficult To-Do List

Even if the drug maker’s delayed 2015 earnings are published soon, J. Michael Pearson’s room for maneuvering is shrinking. Read more..

By ROBERT CYRAN - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
AppleAAPL97.65100.7797.42100.5350.4M
MicrosoftMSFT50.9752.5950.9252.5833M
General ElectricGE29.4129.9729.3129.8832.3M
PfizerPFE29.7930.0929.6230.0431.4M
FacebookFB107.83109.82107.60109.8226.8M
IntelINTC29.9330.5329.7530.3725.5M
Cisco SystemsCSCO26.4526.9326.2426.8325.2M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC47.1448.7247.1448.7224.8M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM56.7659.2056.6759.2024M
General MotorsGM30.0230.2328.9230.0121M
AT&T Inc.T37.1037.3937.0637.3919.5M
HP Inc.HPQ10.8411.0210.6710.9317.3M
ExxonMobilXOM80.5681.7780.3281.2815.7M
Oracle Corp.ORCL37.1537.9937.0437.9913M
Coca-ColaKO43.3843.6943.1743.6912.4M
United TechnologiesUTX92.2295.0592.0795.0512.4M
MerckMRK50.3951.9450.0951.7512.1M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ50.9951.4750.9851.4612M
Gilead SciencesGILD87.9089.7287.3089.6911.7M
ChevronCVX84.1286.5383.3786.1311.6M
ConocoPhillipsCOP34.0734.7533.3434.4611.6M
ComcastCMCSA58.2359.5758.0559.2211.3M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT66.6566.8966.0066.4610.4M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT38.9139.4638.8039.339.69M
Procter & GamblePG80.5481.3780.5381.239.48M
VisaV72.9974.6472.9074.648.71M
SchlumbergerSLB72.4674.0672.2874.018.32M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ105.90107.24105.44107.228.3M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS95.9097.6695.5397.657.14M
AltriaMO62.1362.2961.3261.737.1M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B135.11136.94134.32136.946.07M
Union PacificUNP79.7080.9279.1480.125.91M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY62.3164.2461.9264.225.2M
PepsicoPEP98.5099.1498.0599.095.16M
AmazonAMZN556.29579.25556.00579.045.04M
Home DepotHD124.78125.97123.98125.704.91M
McDonald'sMCD117.91119.19117.77118.854.73M
BoeingBA119.01120.99118.25119.964.6M
AmgenAMGN144.30148.45142.28148.394.48M
International Business MachinesIBM132.24134.64132.03134.373.79M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH119.49122.22119.37121.673.3M
AlphabetGOOGL721.30742.33718.64742.173.01M
3MMMM158.75159.70157.61159.592.2M
Exchange Rates of March 01, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarEuro1 USD = 0.920 EUR1 EUR = 1.087 USD
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 114.045 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US DollarPound Sterling1 USD = 0.717 GBP1 GBP = 1.395 USD
US DollarAustralian Dollar1 USD = 1.393 AUD1 AUD = 0.718 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.342 CAD1 CAD = 0.745 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0.997 CHF1 CHF = 1.003 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.548 CNY1 CNY = 0.153 USD
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 17.897 MXN1 MXN = 0.056 USD
US DollarSwidish Krona1 USD = 8.614 SEK1 SEK = 0.116 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 123.928 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.779 GBP1 GBP = 1.284 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.514 AUD1 AUD = 0.661 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.458 CAD1 CAD = 0.686 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.084 CHF1 CHF = 0.923 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 7.115 CNY1 CNY = 0.141 EUR
EuroMexican Peso1 EUR = 19.452 MXN1 MXN = 0.051 EUR
EuroSwidish Krona1 EUR = 9.362 SEK1 SEK = 0.107 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.006 GBP1 GBP = 158.730 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0.012 AUD1 AUD = 81.967 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.012 CAD1 CAD = 84.746 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0.009 CHF1 CHF = 114.943 JPY
Japanese YenChinese Yuan1 JPY = 0.057 CNY1 CNY = 17.422 JPY
Japanese YenMexican Peso1 JPY = 0.157 MXN1 MXN = 6.369 JPY
Japanese YenSwidish Krona1 JPY = 0.076 SEK1 SEK = 13.245 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1.943 AUD1 AUD = 0.515 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.872 CAD1 CAD = 0.534 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.391 CHF1 CHF = 0.719 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 9.134 CNY1 CNY = 0.109 GBP
Pound SterlingMexican Peso1 GBP = 24.970 MXN1 MXN = 0.040 GBP
Pound SterlingSwidish Krona1 GBP = 12.019 SEK1 SEK = 0.083 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.963 CAD1 CAD = 1.038 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.716 CHF1 CHF = 1.397 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 4.701 CNY1 CNY = 0.213 AUD
Australian DollarMexican Peso1 AUD = 12.865 MXN1 MXN = 0.078 AUD
Australian DollarSwidish Krona1 AUD = 6.185 SEK1 SEK = 0.162 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.743 CHF1 CHF = 1.346 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 4.878 CNY1 CNY = 0.205 CAD
Canadian DollarMexican Peso1 CAD = 13.335 MXN1 MXN = 0.075 CAD
Canadian DollarSwidish Krona1 CAD = 6.415 SEK1 SEK = 0.156 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.564 CNY1 CNY = 0.152 CHF
Swiss FrancMexican Peso1 CHF = 17.945 MXN1 MXN = 0.056 CHF
Swiss FrancSwidish Krona1 CHF = 8.640 SEK1 SEK = 0.116 CHF
Chinese YuanSwidish Krona1 CNY = 1.315 SEK1 SEK = 0.760 CNY

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