Financial news on November 01, 2016

Business and Financial news
Clinton-Connected Consulting Firm Sues Republican Strategist Ed Rollins

The lawsuit, filed in New York State by Teneo, claims defamation and breach of contract over comments Mr. Rollins made on a Fox Business program. Read more..

By J. DAVID GOODMAN - The New York Times

Drug Giant Faced a Reckoning as China Took Aim at Bribery

Chinese government's harsh legal crackdown on misconduct by GlaxoSmithKline, which included fraud and bribery, reflects country's increasingly assertive approach to multinational companies on its soil; case of Peter Humphrey, who was arrested in China while working as corporate investigator for pharmaceutical company, cited (Series: China Rules). Read more..

By DAVID BARBOZA - The New York Times

Glaxo’s Fallout in China

A whistle-blower working for GlaxoSmithKline began sending anonymous tips about fraud and corruption at its operation in China. Here’s what happened next. Read more..

By DAVID BARBOZA - The New York Times

Need to Pick an Insurance Plan? Start Here

Insurance is a hard product to buy. Here’s The Upshot’s simplified guide to finding the plan that’s right for you. Read more..

By MARGOT SANGER-KATZ - The New York Times

Norman Brokaw, Agent to Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley, Dies at 89

Norman Brokaw, former chairman of William Morris Agency who widened agency's net to include corporate, sports and political figures as clients, dies at age 89. Read more..

By SAM ROBERTS - The New York Times

Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York City. Read more..

By ROSALIE R. RADOMSKY - The New York Times

Standard Chartered Faces Inquiry Into Hong Kong Stock Sale

The bank expects the Securities and Futures Commission in the territory to take action over its role as a sponsor of a 2009 initial public offering. Read more..

By CHAD BRAY - The New York Times

Taking Out a Highway That Hemmed Rochester In

Rochester is filling in part of a mid-20th-century sunken highway to create an avenue for residential, office and retail development. Read more..

By KEITH SCHNEIDER - The New York Times

What Happens to the Markets if Donald Trump Wins?

Andrew Ross Sorkin DealBook column concludes it is impossible to predict how stock market and economy will react if Republican nominee Donald J Trump is elected president; notes which pessimistic outcomes are most probable. Read more..

By ANDREW ROSS SORKIN - The New York Times

YouTube Agrees to Pay Royalties, Ending German Music Dispute

The disagreement between the internet service and Germany’s main music rights organization had restricted access to music videos on YouTube since 2009. Read more..

By MELISSA EDDY - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE29.0029.2028.7128.8832M
AT&T Inc.T36.9737.1936.4036.5627.6M
HP Inc.HPQ14.5114.5614.1214.3525.4M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC46.1246.2845.6045.9920M
Cisco SystemsCSCO30.8530.8630.2330.4817.5M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM69.4869.7868.3368.9715.6M
General MotorsGM31.7032.0831.1931.4814.7M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ48.3248.3847.5347.6613.2M
Oracle Corp.ORCL38.5838.5838.2338.4612M
Gilead SciencesGILD73.6374.2973.0674.0710.7M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT69.9870.0669.1469.308.84M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY50.9351.3650.3850.808.74M
Procter & GamblePG86.5886.9986.4886.858.56M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT39.2439.3638.6439.058.08M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ114.76115.94114.63115.347.59M
Home DepotHD121.69122.25119.20119.897.49M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS92.7892.9991.6692.396.45M
United TechnologiesUTX102.41102.92101.30102.014.04M
Union PacificUNP88.6588.8987.0687.893.98M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH141.51141.51138.82139.433.39M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B144.68144.86143.11143.633.34M
International Business MachinesIBM153.50153.91151.74152.793.19M
Exchange Rates of November 01, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarEuro1 USD = 0.904 EUR1 EUR = 1.106 USD
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 103.993 JPY1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US DollarPound Sterling1 USD = 0.817 GBP1 GBP = 1.224 USD
US DollarAustralian Dollar1 USD = 1.306 AUD1 AUD = 0.765 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.339 CAD1 CAD = 0.747 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0.975 CHF1 CHF = 1.026 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.763 CNY1 CNY = 0.148 USD
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 19.175 MXN1 MXN = 0.052 USD
US DollarSwidish Krona1 USD = 8.963 SEK1 SEK = 0.112 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 114.982 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.903 GBP1 GBP = 1.107 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.445 AUD1 AUD = 0.692 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.480 CAD1 CAD = 0.676 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.078 CHF1 CHF = 0.928 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 7.476 CNY1 CNY = 0.134 EUR
EuroMexican Peso1 EUR = 21.201 MXN1 MXN = 0.047 EUR
EuroSwidish Krona1 EUR = 9.910 SEK1 SEK = 0.101 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.008 GBP1 GBP = 128.205 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0.013 AUD1 AUD = 79.365 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.013 CAD1 CAD = 77.519 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0.009 CHF1 CHF = 106.383 JPY
Japanese YenChinese Yuan1 JPY = 0.065 CNY1 CNY = 15.385 JPY
Japanese YenMexican Peso1 JPY = 0.184 MXN1 MXN = 5.423 JPY
Japanese YenSwidish Krona1 JPY = 0.086 SEK1 SEK = 11.614 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1.599 AUD1 AUD = 0.625 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.638 CAD1 CAD = 0.610 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.194 CHF1 CHF = 0.838 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 8.281 CNY1 CNY = 0.121 GBP
Pound SterlingMexican Peso1 GBP = 23.470 MXN1 MXN = 0.043 GBP
Pound SterlingSwidish Krona1 GBP = 10.972 SEK1 SEK = 0.091 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 1.024 CAD1 CAD = 0.976 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.746 CHF1 CHF = 1.340 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5.179 CNY1 CNY = 0.193 AUD
Australian DollarMexican Peso1 AUD = 14.683 MXN1 MXN = 0.068 AUD
Australian DollarSwidish Krona1 AUD = 6.858 SEK1 SEK = 0.146 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.728 CHF1 CHF = 1.373 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5.054 CNY1 CNY = 0.198 CAD
Canadian DollarMexican Peso1 CAD = 14.328 MXN1 MXN = 0.070 CAD
Canadian DollarSwidish Krona1 CAD = 6.694 SEK1 SEK = 0.149 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.937 CNY1 CNY = 0.144 CHF
Swiss FrancMexican Peso1 CHF = 19.661 MXN1 MXN = 0.051 CHF
Swiss FrancSwidish Krona1 CHF = 9.184 SEK1 SEK = 0.109 CHF

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