Financial news on November 03, 2016

Business and Financial news
Daily Report: A New Helper in the Virtual Assistant Race

Google will introduce Home, its rival to Amazon’s Alexa, at the end of this week. Read more..

By PUI-WING TAM - The New York Times

Egypt Floats Currency, Appeasing I.M.F. at Risk of Enraging Poor

The move, which effectively devalues the Egyptian pound, is part of an effort to secure a desperately needed rescue loan from the International Monetary Fund. Read more..

By NOUR YOUSSEF and DIAA HADID - The New York Times

E. Lee Hennessee, a Leading Woman in Hedge Funds, Dies at 64

E Lee Hennessee, renowned in male-dominated hedge fund industry for her creation of one of first indexes to track industry's secretive transactions, dies at age 64. Read more..

By JULIE CRESWELL - The New York Times

Food Fight Heats Up as America’s Test Kitchen Sues a Founder

A lawsuit accuses Christopher Kimball and others of theft in creating a new cooking empire, Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street. Read more..

By KIM SEVERSON - The New York Times

How Economic Data Is Kept Politics-Free

Despite what partisans may say, career civil servants who compile employment reports follow ground rules that undermine claims that the results are rigged. Read more..

By PATRICIA COHEN - The New York Times

In Russia, a Western Taste for High-End Auto Sales

Overall vehicle sales are down, but affluent Russians spur a demand for more expensive cars and Western-style dealerships. Read more..

By STEPHEN WILLIAMS - The New York Times

News of Charges in Price-Fixing Inquiry Sends Pharmaceuticals Tumbling

Investors worry new controls may be in the offing as a news report says the Justice Department may bring charges by the end of the year. Read more..

By KATIE THOMAS - The New York Times

New York Area Has the Nation’s 3 Worst Airports, Study Says

A travel website’s examination of timeliness, accessibility and amenities at the United States’ 30 busiest airports found fault with La Guardia, J.F.K. and Newark. Read more..

By DANIEL VICTOR - The New York Times

No Laptop, No Phone, No Desk: UBS Reinvents the Work Space

The bulk of UBS’s employees will no longer have a fixed desk at its new building in London as the Swiss bank embraces a more mobile work environment. Read more..

By CHAD BRAY - The New York Times

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change Is Official. Now What?

Top energy policy makers and corporate leaders say it will be challenging to meet even the deal’s modest goals to reduce emissions and greenhouse gases. Read more..

By KEITH BRADSHER - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Facebook FB 122.00 123.28 119.50 120.00 63.8M
Pfizer PFE 30.70 30.70 29.83 29.89 36.3M
Apple AAPL 110.98 111.46 109.55 109.83 26.9M
AT&T Inc. T 36.56 36.99 36.39 36.63 25.5M
General Electric GE 28.60 28.60 28.19 28.28 23M
Microsoft MSFT 59.53 59.64 59.11 59.21 21.6M
Intel INTC 34.45 34.52 33.87 33.93 19.4M
Cisco Systems CSCO 30.50 30.56 30.24 30.32 15.9M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 45.33 45.79 45.25 45.34 15M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 50.51 50.88 50.10 50.21 14.9M
General Motors GM 31.45 31.64 30.95 31.07 13.7M
Verizon Communications VZ 46.98 47.27 46.79 46.87 12.6M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 37.99 38.38 37.99 38.31 12.4M
Merck MRK 59.18 59.22 58.29 58.43 11.3M
Coca-Cola KO 42.22 42.22 41.96 42.03 11.3M
HP Inc. HPQ 14.67 14.88 14.51 14.54 10.6M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 68.86 69.19 68.22 68.38 10.4M
Comcast CMCSA 61.56 61.95 60.84 60.95 9.54M
Gilead Sciences GILD 72.33 72.93 71.68 71.76 9.29M
ExxonMobil XOM 83.68 83.88 83.05 83.66 8.84M
Altria MO 65.09 65.31 64.39 65.07 7.96M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 92.26 94.13 92.24 93.37 7.75M
Visa V 80.75 81.13 80.54 80.65 7.55M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 38.86 39.15 38.30 38.38 7.53M
Procter & Gamble PG 86.80 86.98 86.47 86.60 6.9M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 69.63 70.08 69.35 69.63 6.8M
ConocoPhillips COP 43.46 44.01 43.09 43.60 6.65M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 114.88 115.44 114.75 115.03 6.23M
Amgen AMGN 139.70 139.77 135.00 135.22 5.79M
Chevron CVX 105.53 106.19 104.95 105.39 5.7M
Home Depot HD 120.34 120.93 120.08 120.18 5.11M
Schlumberger SLB 77.93 78.66 77.80 78.46 4.94M
Union Pacific UNP 88.68 89.64 88.25 88.77 4.47M
McDonald's MCD 112.74 112.85 111.52 111.72 3.89M
Amazon AMZN 765.05 777.00 764.00 767.03 3.87M
Pepsico PEP 107.07 107.14 106.52 106.63 3.45M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 139.18 140.34 137.65 137.83 2.99M
International Business Machines IBM 152.51 153.74 151.80 152.37 2.88M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 143.25 144.45 143.20 143.64 2.69M
3M MMM 166.14 167.64 165.26 166.83 2.5M
United Technologies UTX 101.80 101.91 100.72 101.05 2.44M
Boeing BA 140.76 140.90 139.35 140.02 2.28M
Alphabet GOOGL 784.50 790.00 778.63 782.19 2.18M
Exchange Rates of November 03, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0.900 EUR 1 EUR = 1.111 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 102.922 JPY 1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0.802 GBP 1 GBP = 1.247 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1.302 AUD 1 AUD = 0.768 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.340 CAD 1 CAD = 0.747 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.974 CHF 1 CHF = 1.027 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.761 CNY 1 CNY = 0.148 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 19.154 MXN 1 MXN = 0.052 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8.966 SEK 1 SEK = 0.112 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 114.299 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.891 GBP 1 GBP = 1.123 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.446 AUD 1 AUD = 0.692 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.488 CAD 1 CAD = 0.672 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.082 CHF 1 CHF = 0.924 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 7.508 CNY 1 CNY = 0.133 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 21.273 MXN 1 MXN = 0.047 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9.957 SEK 1 SEK = 0.100 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.008 GBP 1 GBP = 128.205 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.013 AUD 1 AUD = 79.365 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.013 CAD 1 CAD = 76.923 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.010 CHF 1 CHF = 105.263 JPY
Japanese Yen Chinese Yuan 1 JPY = 0.066 CNY 1 CNY = 15.244 JPY
Japanese Yen Mexican Peso 1 JPY = 0.186 MXN 1 MXN = 5.373 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0.087 SEK 1 SEK = 11.481 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.623 AUD 1 AUD = 0.616 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.670 CAD 1 CAD = 0.599 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.214 CHF 1 CHF = 0.824 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 8.427 CNY 1 CNY = 0.119 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 23.875 MXN 1 MXN = 0.042 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 11.175 SEK 1 SEK = 0.089 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 1.029 CAD 1 CAD = 0.972 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.748 CHF 1 CHF = 1.337 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5.192 CNY 1 CNY = 0.193 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 14.719 MXN 1 MXN = 0.068 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 6.883 SEK 1 SEK = 0.145 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.727 CHF 1 CHF = 1.376 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5.046 CNY 1 CNY = 0.198 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 14.302 MXN 1 MXN = 0.070 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6.686 SEK 1 SEK = 0.150 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.940 CNY 1 CNY = 0.144 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 19.663 MXN 1 MXN = 0.051 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 9.202 SEK 1 SEK = 0.109 CHF

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