Financial news on February 03, 2017

Business and Financial news
Amazon’s Holiday Quarter Doesn’t Match High Expectations

Investors have long been generous with Amazon. But lower-than-expected quarterly revenue growth dropped the company’s share price more than 4 percent. Read more..

By NICK WINGFIELD - The New York Times

Fiduciary Rule Is Now in Question. What’s Next for Investors.

What should consumers do now that President Trump is trying to kill a rule that would have forced investment professionals to act in customers’ best interests? Read more..

By RON LIEBER - The New York Times

Immigration Order Complicates U.S. Businesses’ Plans in the Middle East

Companies with interests in Iraq, or ambitions in Iran, are anxious about a deterioration in relations that could deter business travel or investment. Read more..

By CHRISTOPHER DREW and CLIFFORD KRAUSS - The New York Times

Josh Miller, Obama’s Digital Product Director, Joins Thrive Capital

The venture capital firm is run by Joshua Kushner, the younger brother of Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and adviser. Read more..

By KATIE BENNER - The New York Times

Macy’s Is Said to Receive Takeover Approach by Hudson’s Bay

Once a retail titan, Macy’s has struggled to remain relevant as e-commerce and discount retailers have decimated the traditional brick-and-mortar business. Read more..

By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED and RACHEL ABRAMS - The New York Times

Morning Agenda: Business Leaders and Trump, Snap I.P.O.

The experience of Travis Kalanick, Uber’s chief executive, illustrates how difficult it is for corporate chieftains to balance courting the Trump administration and thinking about their workers. Read more..

By AMIE TSANG - The New York Times

Navigating the Many Offers of Free Tax Help

The Internal Revenue Service and commercial vendors provide free tax software, but the offerings often carry income restrictions, and features vary. Read more..

By ANN CARRNS - The New York Times

Nordstrom Drops Ivanka Trump Brand From Its Stores

The department store chain said it would put the brakes on its relationship with Ms. Trump and it removed her brand from a list on its site. Read more..

By RACHEL ABRAMS - The New York Times

Snap’s Plan Is Most Unfriendly to Outsiders

The company behind the popular disappearing-message app Snapchat is offering three types of shares, and outsiders will get no voting rights. Read more..

By STEVEN DAVIDOFF SOLOMON - The New York Times

U.S. Starts Year With Job Surge, but Pay Gains Are Weak

Employers added 227,000 to payrolls, but pay gains were scant despite increases in minimum-wage laws. The jobless rate ticked up to 4.8 percent. Read more..

By PATRICIA COHEN - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Pfizer PFE 32.12 32.24 31.92 32.09 36M
General Electric GE 29.79 29.80 29.54 29.70 31.1M
Microsoft MSFT 63.50 63.70 63.07 63.68 30.3M
Visa V 85.74 86.82 85.11 86.08 28.1M
Facebook FB 131.24 132.85 130.76 130.98 24.8M
Apple AAPL 128.31 129.19 128.16 129.08 24.5M
Cisco Systems CSCO 31.27 31.35 31.12 31.32 21.3M
Intel INTC 36.69 36.82 36.45 36.52 21M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 56.88 57.29 56.43 57.27 19.9M
AT&T Inc. T 41.48 41.52 41.20 41.25 19.1M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 86.19 87.31 85.87 87.18 17.9M
Verizon Communications VZ 48.45 48.62 48.33 48.58 15.2M
General Motors GM 35.92 36.33 35.68 36.33 14M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 40.07 40.43 39.95 40.43 12.9M
ExxonMobil XOM 83.70 83.72 82.90 83.54 12.7M
Coca-Cola KO 41.58 41.79 41.46 41.54 11.9M
HP Inc. HPQ 15.22 15.32 15.12 15.27 11.7M
Merck MRK 63.86 64.33 63.27 64.29 11.7M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 42.94 43.13 42.54 42.78 11.6M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 50.60 50.91 50.36 50.78 10.9M
Amazon AMZN 806.72 818.30 804.00 810.20 10.9M
ConocoPhillips COP 48.85 50.49 48.82 50.43 8.41M
Gilead Sciences GILD 72.74 72.75 71.77 72.34 8.03M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 110.90 111.15 110.21 110.30 7.92M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 66.82 66.93 66.45 66.50 7.62M
Amgen AMGN 166.10 167.85 164.86 167.53 7.37M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 113.50 113.66 112.66 113.64 7.27M
Procter & Gamble PG 88.12 88.17 87.39 87.41 7.16M
Comcast CMCSA 75.30 75.45 74.94 75.26 6.93M
Altria MO 71.49 71.96 71.07 71.49 6.82M
Chevron CVX 112.41 114.28 112.14 113.57 6.62M
Schlumberger SLB 82.64 83.21 82.39 82.50 5.08M
Pepsico PEP 104.44 105.77 104.06 105.11 4.29M
United Technologies UTX 108.53 109.78 108.50 109.65 3.41M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 164.00 164.19 162.52 163.94 3.35M
International Business Machines IBM 175.00 176.34 174.89 175.82 3.31M
Union Pacific UNP 107.48 108.84 107.35 108.51 3.25M
McDonald's MCD 123.31 124.51 123.28 124.24 3.18M
Boeing BA 162.99 163.56 162.31 162.40 2.98M
3M MMM 174.02 175.30 173.85 175.04 2.82M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 161.13 162.00 160.21 161.87 2.76M
Home Depot HD 137.26 138.47 136.97 137.98 2.65M
Alphabet GOOGL 823.13 826.13 819.35 820.13 1.53M
Exchange Rates of February 03, 2017
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0.927 EUR 1 EUR = 1.079 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 112.584 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0.801 GBP 1 GBP = 1.249 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1.300 AUD 1 AUD = 0.769 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.302 CAD 1 CAD = 0.768 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.993 CHF 1 CHF = 1.007 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.865 CNY 1 CNY = 0.146 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 20.304 MXN 1 MXN = 0.049 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8.763 SEK 1 SEK = 0.114 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 121.420 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.864 GBP 1 GBP = 1.158 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.401 AUD 1 AUD = 0.714 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.402 CAD 1 CAD = 0.713 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.070 CHF 1 CHF = 0.935 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 7.402 CNY 1 CNY = 0.135 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 21.888 MXN 1 MXN = 0.046 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9.447 SEK 1 SEK = 0.106 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.007 GBP 1 GBP = 140.845 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.012 AUD 1 AUD = 86.957 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.012 CAD 1 CAD = 86.957 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.009 CHF 1 CHF = 113.636 JPY
Japanese Yen Chinese Yuan 1 JPY = 0.061 CNY 1 CNY = 16.420 JPY
Japanese Yen Mexican Peso 1 JPY = 0.180 MXN 1 MXN = 5.549 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0.077 SEK 1 SEK = 12.937 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.624 AUD 1 AUD = 0.616 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.625 CAD 1 CAD = 0.616 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.239 CHF 1 CHF = 0.807 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 8.572 CNY 1 CNY = 0.117 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 25.346 MXN 1 MXN = 0.039 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 10.937 SEK 1 SEK = 0.091 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 1.000 CAD 1 CAD = 1.000 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.763 CHF 1 CHF = 1.311 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5.279 CNY 1 CNY = 0.189 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 15.617 MXN 1 MXN = 0.064 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 6.735 SEK 1 SEK = 0.148 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.762 CHF 1 CHF = 1.312 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5.276 CNY 1 CNY = 0.190 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 15.605 MXN 1 MXN = 0.064 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6.729 SEK 1 SEK = 0.149 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.914 CNY 1 CNY = 0.145 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 20.447 MXN 1 MXN = 0.049 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 8.826 SEK 1 SEK = 0.113 CHF

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