Financial news on July 02, 2009

Business and Financial news
A Day to Tackle the Financial To-Do List

Taking time, 10 or 12 hours, to tackle ever-postponed money tasks and clear the books can be lucrative. Read more..

By RON LIEBER - The New York Times

Industry Tightens Its Standards for Tracking Web Surfers

Before the government steps in, a group of advertisers is announcing a set of stricter rules for the data collected on consumers when they surf the Web or shop online. Read more..

By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD - The New York Times

Risk Cuts at Morgan May Lead to a Loss

Late last year, after the financial crisis, Morgan Stanley made a decision that its biggest rivals avoided: burned by the crisis, it would take far fewer risks in its trading. Read more..

By LOUISE STORY - The New York Times

Tip of the Week: Turning Off Microsoft Tips

Although they’re meant to be helpful, Microsoft Word 2007’s ScreenTips can also get in the way. Read more..

By J. D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 11.64 11.78 11.46 11.52 71.6M
Microsoft MSFT 23.76 24.04 23.21 23.37 65.4M
Intel INTC 16.87 16.95 16.68 16.72 54.9M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 23.73 23.89 23.06 23.18 52.5M
Cisco Systems CSCO 18.67 18.73 18.45 18.50 41.6M
Pfizer PFE 14.77 14.80 14.44 14.50 41.3M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 33.36 33.77 32.27 32.57 38.4M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 21.33 21.34 20.86 21.04 27.4M
AT&T Inc. T 24.99 24.99 24.47 24.59 27M
ExxonMobil XOM 69.57 69.72 68.00 68.47 22.9M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 48.26 48.40 47.76 47.85 20M
Altria MO 16.57 16.62 16.26 16.31 18.6M
Comcast CMCSA 14.31 14.47 13.80 13.89 18.5M
ConocoPhillips COP 41.49 41.54 40.96 41.01 16.4M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 46.30 46.64 45.75 45.84 15.7M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 23.18 23.45 22.57 22.85 15.6M
Procter & Gamble PG 51.79 51.83 50.74 50.95 15.2M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 56.73 56.73 55.95 55.97 15.1M
Merck MRK 27.73 27.99 26.98 27.01 14.5M
Verizon Communications VZ 30.47 30.53 30.16 30.22 13.5M
Home Depot HD 23.37 23.71 22.75 22.83 13.5M
Apple AAPL 141.25 142.83 139.79 140.02 13.2M
HP Inc. HPQ 38.26 38.68 37.85 37.90 12M
Coca-Cola KO 48.77 49.43 48.77 48.90 11.1M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 20.08 20.24 19.63 19.71 10.8M
Chevron CVX 65.61 65.78 64.42 64.50 10.7M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 24.93 25.11 23.89 23.97 10.4M
Schlumberger SLB 52.96 52.98 51.18 51.62 9.22M
Pepsico PEP 56.03 56.82 55.77 56.43 8.16M
Amgen AMGN 52.50 52.69 51.46 51.47 7.57M
Amazon AMZN 81.11 81.37 78.51 79.32 7.22M
Boeing BA 41.81 41.81 40.62 40.90 7.2M
International Business Machines IBM 103.80 103.91 101.73 101.73 7.03M
McDonald's MCD 57.69 57.83 57.25 57.48 6.97M
Gilead Sciences GILD 46.51 46.70 45.90 45.90 6.9M
3M MMM 59.90 60.74 59.68 60.21 5.58M
United Technologies UTX 51.70 51.76 49.90 50.36 5.52M
Visa V 60.80 61.70 60.08 60.42 5.38M
Alphabet GOOGL 415.41 415.41 406.81 408.49 5.03M
Union Pacific UNP 52.13 52.13 50.78 51.05 3.82M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 2907.00 2909.00 2862.00 2893.00 19K
Exchange Rates of July 02, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 95.960 JPY 1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.164 CAD 1 CAD = 0.859 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.089 CHF 1 CHF = 0.918 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.832 CNY 1 CNY = 0.146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 133.770 JPY 1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.853 GBP 1 GBP = 1.172 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.763 AUD 1 AUD = 0.567 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.622 CAD 1 CAD = 0.616 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.518 CHF 1 CHF = 0.659 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 9.528 CNY 1 CNY = 0.105 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.638 GBP 1 GBP = 1.569 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.317 AUD 1 AUD = 0.760 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.212 CAD 1 CAD = 0.825 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.135 CHF 1 CHF = 0.881 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.065 AUD 1 AUD = 0.484 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.900 CAD 1 CAD = 0.526 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.779 CHF 1 CHF = 0.562 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 11.159 CNY 1 CNY = 0.090 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.920 CAD 1 CAD = 1.087 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.861 CHF 1 CHF = 1.162 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5.407 CNY 1 CNY = 0.185 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.936 CHF 1 CHF = 1.069 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5.872 CNY 1 CNY = 0.170 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.274 CNY 1 CNY = 0.159 CHF

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