Financial news on July 03, 2007

Business and Financial news
Happy Returns for Travel Agents

Many travel agents — or travel specialists, as they are now known — say they have seen an increase in business in the last year or so. Read more..

By ABBY ELLIN - The New York Times

Oracle Suit: More than a Stunt?

What seemed like a petty dust up between SAP and Oracle may turn out to be a bigger fight now that the Justice Department is getting involved. Read more..

By STEVE LOHR - The New York Times

Outrages Bubble Up, and Even Dampen the Aisle

Overflowing toilets and other horror stories illustrate that squeezed airlines leave not an inch of slack when something goes wrong. Read more..

By JOE SHARKEY - The New York Times

Repainting the Walls at eBay

EBay’s chief executive vows big design changes are coming to the auction site over the next year. Read more..

By BRAD STONE - The New York Times

Tales to Inspire the Expatriate Young

Children at International Schools overseas live out the raw material of a literature unique to them and to their experiences. Read more..

By MARC LEVITT - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Apple AAPL 122,00 127,40 121,50 127,17 41.5M
Microsoft MSFT 29,79 30,22 29,78 30,02 35.2M
Intel INTC 24,31 24,60 24,26 24,59 29.2M
Cisco Systems CSCO 27,97 28,10 27,81 28,10 22.5M
General Electric GE 38,36 38,79 38,36 38,70 21.8M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 19,97 20,07 19,90 20,07 18.7M
Pfizer PFE 25,79 25,96 25,77 25,81 17.3M
AT&T Inc. T 41,80 41,84 41,22 41,50 14.7M
ExxonMobil XOM 85,00 85,65 84,64 85,36 9.44M
Verizon Communications VZ 41,66 42,40 41,66 42,12 7.88M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 49,19 49,58 49,04 49,34 7.44M
ConocoPhillips COP 79,68 81,06 79,61 80,62 7.18M
Comcast CMCSA 28,43 28,62 28,23 28,59 6.89M
Home Depot HD 39,43 39,55 38,95 39,20 6.27M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 48,34 48,47 48,13 48,47 6.21M
HP Inc. HPQ 45,25 45,63 45,17 45,58 5.24M
Merck MRK 49,95 50,26 49,58 49,83 5.2M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 34,54 34,67 34,30 34,54 5.16M
Procter & Gamble PG 61,45 61,90 61,45 61,79 5.09M
McDonald's MCD 51,44 52,06 51,34 51,40 4.83M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 62,00 62,28 61,88 61,95 4.72M
Chevron CVX 83,60 86,69 83,60 86,33 4.61M
Altria MO 71,00 71,03 70,71 70,99 4.55M
Amgen AMGN 55,21 55,47 54,98 55,19 4.46M
International Business Machines IBM 105,50 107,08 105,24 106,58 4.22M
Coca-Cola KO 52,81 52,98 52,50 52,90 4.19M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 54,35 54,49 54,12 54,32 4.03M
Alphabet GOOGL 531,06 534,40 527,50 534,34 3.74M
Schlumberger SLB 87,00 88,34 86,99 87,89 3.71M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 31,66 31,82 31,60 31,77 3.66M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 35,74 35,90 35,53 35,68 3.65M
Pepsico PEP 65,48 65,71 65,04 65,59 3.47M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 52,22 52,44 51,75 52,14 2.75M
Gilead Sciences GILD 39,45 39,55 38,88 39,05 2.36M
Amazon AMZN 70,04 70,05 69,02 69,45 2.22M
Boeing BA 96,80 98,06 96,80 97,65 2.13M
United Technologies UTX 72,50 72,86 72,21 72,47 1.72M
3M MMM 88,00 88,18 87,54 87,94 1.05M
Union Pacific UNP 116,28 116,95 115,99 116,73 765K
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3626,00 3640,00 3626,00 3637,00 3.5K
Exchange Rates of July 03, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 122,440 JPY 1 JPY = 0,008 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,061 CAD 1 CAD = 0,942 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,216 CHF 1 CHF = 0,823 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7,605 CNY 1 CNY = 0,132 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 166,640 JPY 1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,675 GBP 1 GBP = 1,482 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,592 AUD 1 AUD = 0,628 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,444 CAD 1 CAD = 0,693 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,654 CHF 1 CHF = 0,604 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,405 GBP 1 GBP = 2,470 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,955 AUD 1 AUD = 1,047 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,866 CAD 1 CAD = 1,155 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0,993 CHF 1 CHF = 1,007 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,359 AUD 1 AUD = 0,424 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,139 CAD 1 CAD = 0,467 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,450 CHF 1 CHF = 0,408 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,906 CAD 1 CAD = 1,104 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 1,038 CHF 1 CHF = 0,963 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1,145 CHF 1 CHF = 0,873 CAD

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