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

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Apple AAPL 97.65 100.77 97.42 100.53 50.4M
Microsoft MSFT 50.97 52.59 50.92 52.58 33M
General Electric GE 29.41 29.97 29.31 29.88 32.3M
Pfizer PFE 29.79 30.09 29.62 30.04 31.4M
Facebook FB 107.83 109.82 107.60 109.82 26.8M
Intel INTC 29.93 30.53 29.75 30.37 25.5M
Cisco Systems CSCO 26.45 26.93 26.24 26.83 25.2M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 47.14 48.72 47.14 48.72 24.8M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 56.76 59.20 56.67 59.20 24M
General Motors GM 30.02 30.23 28.92 30.01 21M
AT&T Inc. T 37.10 37.39 37.06 37.39 19.5M
HP Inc. HPQ 10.84 11.02 10.67 10.93 17.3M
ExxonMobil XOM 80.56 81.77 80.32 81.28 15.7M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 37.15 37.99 37.04 37.99 13M
Coca-Cola KO 43.38 43.69 43.17 43.69 12.4M
United Technologies UTX 92.22 95.05 92.07 95.05 12.4M
Merck MRK 50.39 51.94 50.09 51.75 12.1M
Verizon Communications VZ 50.99 51.47 50.98 51.46 12M
Gilead Sciences GILD 87.90 89.72 87.30 89.69 11.7M
Chevron CVX 84.12 86.53 83.37 86.13 11.6M
ConocoPhillips COP 34.07 34.75 33.34 34.46 11.6M
Comcast CMCSA 58.23 59.57 58.05 59.22 11.3M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 66.65 66.89 66.00 66.46 10.4M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 38.91 39.46 38.80 39.33 9.69M
Procter & Gamble PG 80.54 81.37 80.53 81.23 9.48M
Visa V 72.99 74.64 72.90 74.64 8.71M
Schlumberger SLB 72.46 74.06 72.28 74.01 8.32M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 105.90 107.24 105.44 107.22 8.3M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 95.90 97.66 95.53 97.65 7.14M
Altria MO 62.13 62.29 61.32 61.73 7.1M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 135.11 136.94 134.32 136.94 6.07M
Union Pacific UNP 79.70 80.92 79.14 80.12 5.91M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 62.31 64.24 61.92 64.22 5.2M
Pepsico PEP 98.50 99.14 98.05 99.09 5.16M
Amazon AMZN 556.29 579.25 556.00 579.04 5.04M
Home Depot HD 124.78 125.97 123.98 125.70 4.91M
McDonald's MCD 117.91 119.19 117.77 118.85 4.73M
Boeing BA 119.01 120.99 118.25 119.96 4.6M
Amgen AMGN 144.30 148.45 142.28 148.39 4.48M
International Business Machines IBM 132.24 134.64 132.03 134.37 3.79M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 119.49 122.22 119.37 121.67 3.3M
Alphabet GOOGL 721.30 742.33 718.64 742.17 3.01M
3M MMM 158.75 159.70 157.61 159.59 2.2M
Exchange Rates of March 01, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0.920 EUR 1 EUR = 1.087 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 114.045 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0.717 GBP 1 GBP = 1.395 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1.393 AUD 1 AUD = 0.718 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.342 CAD 1 CAD = 0.745 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.997 CHF 1 CHF = 1.003 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.548 CNY 1 CNY = 0.153 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 17.897 MXN 1 MXN = 0.056 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8.614 SEK 1 SEK = 0.116 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 123.928 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.779 GBP 1 GBP = 1.284 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.514 AUD 1 AUD = 0.661 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.458 CAD 1 CAD = 0.686 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.084 CHF 1 CHF = 0.923 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 7.115 CNY 1 CNY = 0.141 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 19.452 MXN 1 MXN = 0.051 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9.362 SEK 1 SEK = 0.107 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.006 GBP 1 GBP = 158.730 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.012 AUD 1 AUD = 81.967 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.012 CAD 1 CAD = 84.746 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.009 CHF 1 CHF = 114.943 JPY
Japanese Yen Chinese Yuan 1 JPY = 0.057 CNY 1 CNY = 17.422 JPY
Japanese Yen Mexican Peso 1 JPY = 0.157 MXN 1 MXN = 6.369 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0.076 SEK 1 SEK = 13.245 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.943 AUD 1 AUD = 0.515 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.872 CAD 1 CAD = 0.534 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.391 CHF 1 CHF = 0.719 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 9.134 CNY 1 CNY = 0.109 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 24.970 MXN 1 MXN = 0.040 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 12.019 SEK 1 SEK = 0.083 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.963 CAD 1 CAD = 1.038 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.716 CHF 1 CHF = 1.397 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4.701 CNY 1 CNY = 0.213 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 12.865 MXN 1 MXN = 0.078 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 6.185 SEK 1 SEK = 0.162 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.743 CHF 1 CHF = 1.346 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 4.878 CNY 1 CNY = 0.205 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 13.335 MXN 1 MXN = 0.075 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6.415 SEK 1 SEK = 0.156 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.564 CNY 1 CNY = 0.152 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 17.945 MXN 1 MXN = 0.056 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 8.640 SEK 1 SEK = 0.116 CHF
Chinese Yuan Swidish Krona 1 CNY = 1.315 SEK 1 SEK = 0.760 CNY

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