Financial news on September 02, 2014

Business and Financial news
Chinese Company's Shares Suspended on Critical Report

Anonymous Analytics, a faction of the hacking group Anonymous, claimed that Tianhe Chemicals overstated its revenue and profit. Tianhe said it would make an announcement “in due course.” Read more..

By NEIL GOUGH - The New York Times

Daily Report: How Video Gaming Became an International Spectator Sport

Having already upended the entertainment world, the games industry has turned its ambitions toward the lucrative world of professional video game competition. Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

Fast-Food Workers Seeking $15 Wage Are Planning Civil Disobedience

Fast-food workers are planning nationwide civil disobedience protests in latest round of strikes over demands for higher wages; labor organizers are continuing push for fast-food workers seeking $15 hourly wage, expanding into broader movement. Read more..

By STEVEN GREENHOUSE - The New York Times

German Court Bans Uber Service Nationwide

The order will stand until the court holds a hearing this year. Uber said it would continue to operate in Germany despite the threat of criminal charges and fines. Read more..

By MARK SCOTT and MELISSA EDDY - The New York Times

In Hobby Lobby Ruling, a Missing Definition Stirs Debate

The Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case raises the question of how to define a “closely held corporation.” Read more..

By STEVEN DAVIDOFF SOLOMON - The New York Times

On Authenticity, ‘American Chopper’ and Investments

Stuart Elliott Advertising column asks 20 tongue-in-cheek questions about advertising, media and popular culture that continue to come up, in one form or another, and may never be resolved. Read more..

By STUART ELLIOTT - The New York Times

Questions for the Government in an Insider Trading Case

Catching an insider trader is usually a good thing. But when the investigation results in allowing a crime to take place, that can be troubling. Read more..

By PETER J. HENNING - The New York Times

Race Advantages

In which Peter A. Collins disproves Aesop. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Six Steps in Alibaba's 12-Figure Valuation

Peter Thal Larsen of Reuters Breakingviews offers a guide for how fund managers can evaluate Alibaba as the company kicks off the roadshow for its long-awaited initial public offering. Read more..

By PETER THAL LARSEN - The New York Times

The New Political Rating System That Shows the Stakes This Year

In most of the closest congressional races, the two candidates are far apart ideologically. Read more..

By DAVID LEONHARDT - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Apple AAPL 103.06 103.74 102.72 103.30 53.5M
Facebook FB 75.01 76.70 74.82 76.68 34.8M
Intel INTC 34.76 34.91 34.43 34.57 32.1M
General Electric GE 25.89 26.03 25.77 25.85 24.4M
Microsoft MSFT 45.43 45.46 44.85 45.09 23M
Home Depot HD 93.04 93.31 89.85 91.15 20.8M
Pfizer PFE 29.21 29.41 29.16 29.26 20.7M
Cisco Systems CSCO 24.94 25.00 24.75 24.88 19.8M
Gilead Sciences GILD 108.17 109.50 107.61 109.36 15.3M
AT&T Inc. T 34.93 35.00 34.70 34.84 12.7M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 51.71 51.71 51.24 51.57 9.96M
Coca-Cola KO 41.52 41.84 41.31 41.64 9.8M
Comcast CMCSA 54.71 54.97 54.35 54.78 9.54M
ExxonMobil XOM 99.43 99.59 97.81 98.49 8.96M
Verizon Communications VZ 49.82 50.00 49.50 49.77 8.72M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 59.46 59.71 59.15 59.67 8.67M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 41.60 41.68 41.46 41.66 8.54M
General Motors GM 34.88 35.14 34.62 34.80 7.82M
HP Inc. HPQ 38.00 38.07 37.66 38.05 7.22M
McDonald's MCD 93.24 93.70 92.69 92.80 6.73M
Schlumberger SLB 109.63 109.66 107.52 108.06 6.24M
Merck MRK 59.73 60.10 59.67 59.79 6.05M
ConocoPhillips COP 81.06 81.10 79.77 80.22 5.58M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 90.18 90.93 90.15 90.80 5.57M
Procter & Gamble PG 83.21 83.49 82.71 82.98 5.53M
Pepsico PEP 92.62 93.14 92.38 92.48 5.13M
Chevron CVX 129.20 129.38 127.06 127.54 4.74M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 103.30 103.71 103.02 103.36 4.64M
Boeing BA 125.62 126.26 124.57 125.48 4.58M
Altria MO 43.16 43.68 43.05 43.19 4.57M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 75.42 75.94 75.41 75.75 4.51M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 50.62 50.79 50.12 50.58 4.38M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 42.17 42.40 41.94 42.23 4.3M
United Technologies UTX 108.26 109.07 107.72 109.04 4.14M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 87.12 87.22 85.76 86.39 3.73M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 138.03 138.27 137.06 137.96 3.32M
Amgen AMGN 139.62 139.93 137.20 137.96 3.29M
Union Pacific UNP 105.70 106.55 105.49 106.21 3.23M
International Business Machines IBM 192.68 192.97 190.93 191.56 2.68M
Amazon AMZN 339.98 342.50 337.16 342.38 2.33M
Visa V 213.41 214.97 212.71 214.73 2.02M
Alphabet GOOGL 582.95 589.30 582.40 588.63 1.58M
3M MMM 143.30 144.61 143.30 144.22 1.58M
Exchange Rates of September 02, 2014
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 105.090 JPY 1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.093 CAD 1 CAD = 0.915 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.919 CHF 1 CHF = 1.088 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.148 CNY 1 CNY = 0.163 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 138.020 JPY 1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.797 GBP 1 GBP = 1.254 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.416 AUD 1 AUD = 0.706 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.435 CAD 1 CAD = 0.697 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.207 CHF 1 CHF = 0.829 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 8.073 CNY 1 CNY = 0.124 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.578 GBP 1 GBP = 1.732 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.025 AUD 1 AUD = 0.976 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.039 CAD 1 CAD = 0.962 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.874 CHF 1 CHF = 1.144 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.775 AUD 1 AUD = 0.563 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.800 CAD 1 CAD = 0.556 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.514 CHF 1 CHF = 0.661 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10.125 CNY 1 CNY = 0.099 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 1.014 CAD 1 CAD = 0.986 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.853 CHF 1 CHF = 1.173 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5.703 CNY 1 CNY = 0.175 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.841 CHF 1 CHF = 1.189 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5.626 CNY 1 CNY = 0.178 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.688 CNY 1 CNY = 0.150 CHF

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