Financial news on September 4th, 2007

Business and Financial news
Hardly a Union Hotbed, Toyota’s Kentucky Plant Is a Test for Organizers

Emboldened by Toyota’s plans to cut labor costs, the United Auto Workers is making its most concerted push yet to organize at the Japanese automaker’s largest American plant. Read more..

By JEREMY W. PETERS - The New York Times

In Asia, Private Equity Is Still Bullish

Private equity firms are setting records in the size of Asian buyout funds, adding to an existing pool of more than $35 billion that is waiting to be invested in deals in the region. Read more..

By DONALD GREENLEES - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
Home DepotHD37,2137,3736,1336,3694.5M
IntelINTC25,8726,4325,7526,1877.9M
Cisco SystemsCSCO31,9432,5031,7532,3254.2M
AppleAAPL139,94145,73139,84144,1647M
MicrosoftMSFT28,5029,1028,4828,8145.7M
Oracle Corp.ORCL20,2420,8820,2020,7236.9M
General ElectricGE38,8439,3038,5139,0433.3M
PfizerPFE24,7825,1724,6925,0829M
HP Inc.HPQ49,0650,4749,0550,1422.1M
ExxonMobilXOM85,3187,7685,3187,2320.3M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT43,5143,6443,2743,3019.4M
AT&T Inc.T39,9140,4139,8140,2817.8M
ComcastCMCSA26,1526,2825,8225,9416.9M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM44,4045,6244,2645,3015.4M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC36,4836,8936,2336,5912.1M
ConocoPhillipsCOP81,7184,1681,5883,4811.9M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ41,9742,8941,8942,6711.2M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT51,8251,8851,1851,5810.1M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS33,5134,3033,5034,139.74M
AltriaMO69,4169,9569,3969,679.61M
ChevronCVX87,1989,2787,1688,739.56M
MerckMRK50,4950,4949,6350,049.55M
Gilead SciencesGILD36,4937,6336,3937,139.18M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ61,6362,0561,6061,989.17M
SchlumbergerSLB96,19101,2096,19100,149.1M
AmgenAMGN50,2751,4650,1151,349.01M
Procter & GamblePG65,0465,5464,8965,458.81M
AmazonAMZN79,9083,5379,7382,708.27M
International Business MachinesIBM116,34118,89116,15118,198.07M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH50,1150,7549,9950,197.92M
AlphabetGOOGL515,02528,00514,62525,157.38M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY28,7029,3328,6129,197.16M
BoeingBA96,1096,3194,9095,926.77M
Coca-ColaKO53,6754,4453,6754,376.23M
McDonald'sMCD49,1349,7949,0749,665.8M
PepsicoPEP68,3468,9068,1768,614.59M
United TechnologiesUTX74,7574,8373,7074,434.48M
3MMMM90,9691,5089,9091,153.05M
Union PacificUNP110,90113,39110,63112,551.34M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3898,003981,003897,003957,0019.8K
Exchange Rates of September 4th, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 116,150 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,049 CAD1 CAD = 0,953 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,211 CHF1 CHF = 0,826 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7,550 CNY1 CNY = 0,132 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 158,020 JPY1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,676 GBP1 GBP = 1,480 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,649 AUD1 AUD = 0,606 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,427 CAD1 CAD = 0,701 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,648 CHF1 CHF = 0,607 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,427 GBP1 GBP = 2,340 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,043 AUD1 AUD = 0,958 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,903 CAD1 CAD = 1,108 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,043 CHF1 CHF = 0,959 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,442 AUD1 AUD = 0,410 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2,113 CAD1 CAD = 0,473 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,439 CHF1 CHF = 0,410 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,865 CAD1 CAD = 1,156 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,999 CHF1 CHF = 1,002 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1,154 CHF1 CHF = 0,866 CAD

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