Financial news on June 05, 2007

Business and Financial news
Asset Manager to Oppose Biomet Takeover Offer

At least one significant investor in Biomet, an artificial joint maker, plans to vote against a proposed $10.9 billion deal for the company. Read more..

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

Memo Pad

AIRLINE REPORT CARD: OUCH! The airline industry may be back in the black, but passengers are still seeing red, according to a Consumer Reports survey that will be published in its July issue. Over all, the industry’s average score for satisfaction... Read more..

By JOE SHARKEY - The New York Times

Palm Investor Sees Hand-Held Free-for-All

The private equity investment in Palm Inc. is a gamble that the history of two companies in the personal computer industry won’t repeat itself. Read more..

By JOHN MARKOFF - The New York Times

Star Power Backfires, Costing Agency a Client

When a London agency featured images of Kurt Cobain and other dead rock stars in ads for Dr. Martens footwear, it and its client got burned. Read more..

By ERIC PFANNER - The New York Times

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By STUART ELLIOTT - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Cisco Systems CSCO 26,86 27,30 26,86 27,20 59.5M
Intel INTC 22,12 22,24 21,86 21,96 55.9M
Microsoft MSFT 30,62 30,63 30,33 30,58 44.3M
Pfizer PFE 27,50 27,54 27,13 27,28 40.8M
General Electric GE 37,70 37,81 37,37 37,40 40.6M
Apple AAPL 121,41 122,69 120,50 122,67 32.9M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 50,91 51,20 50,36 50,52 32.7M
Amazon AMZN 71,10 74,24 70,86 73,65 30.4M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 19,60 19,64 19,33 19,48 26.3M
ExxonMobil XOM 83,95 84,60 83,65 84,26 21.2M
Alphabet GOOGL 509,75 519,00 506,61 518,84 20.9M
AT&T Inc. T 40,69 40,86 40,15 40,49 18.1M
Comcast CMCSA 26,93 27,16 26,57 27,11 16.5M
Home Depot HD 39,47 39,85 38,68 38,86 15.2M
Merck MRK 51,67 51,69 50,73 51,44 14.6M
HP Inc. HPQ 45,73 46,07 45,52 45,92 14M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 55,79 55,79 54,93 55,49 13.8M
Amgen AMGN 56,86 57,80 56,60 57,61 13.7M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 51,24 51,49 51,19 51,22 13.6M
Procter & Gamble PG 63,09 63,73 63,06 63,46 13.5M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 36,11 36,16 35,75 35,91 13.3M
Altria MO 71,65 71,70 70,61 70,68 12.8M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 30,26 30,55 30,02 30,42 12.2M
Verizon Communications VZ 42,91 42,93 42,57 42,76 11.6M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 63,40 63,55 63,02 63,31 11.4M
ConocoPhillips COP 79,09 79,66 78,65 79,29 10M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 35,76 35,89 35,21 35,27 9.96M
Coca-Cola KO 52,47 52,65 52,10 52,32 9.64M
Chevron CVX 82,71 83,04 82,17 82,73 7.4M
Schlumberger SLB 79,56 80,22 78,63 79,20 7.34M
McDonald's MCD 51,10 51,20 50,43 50,85 6.01M
Pepsico PEP 67,77 68,36 67,59 67,62 5.89M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 54,95 55,13 54,33 54,70 5.62M
International Business Machines IBM 106,55 106,55 105,54 105,84 5.24M
United Technologies UTX 70,55 70,99 70,33 70,75 4.39M
Gilead Sciences GILD 83,83 83,98 82,25 83,29 3.34M
Boeing BA 99,94 99,96 98,84 99,50 3.28M
3M MMM 88,07 88,35 87,23 87,46 2.53M
Union Pacific UNP 121,11 122,00 120,11 120,98 1.44M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3646,00 3646,00 3614,00 3619,00 15.1K
Exchange Rates of June 05, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 121,370 JPY 1 JPY = 0,008 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,063 CAD 1 CAD = 0,941 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,218 CHF 1 CHF = 0,821 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7,643 CNY 1 CNY = 0,131 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 164,150 JPY 1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,678 GBP 1 GBP = 1,474 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,614 AUD 1 AUD = 0,619 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,438 CAD 1 CAD = 0,696 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,648 CHF 1 CHF = 0,607 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,413 GBP 1 GBP = 2,421 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,983 AUD 1 AUD = 1,017 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,876 CAD 1 CAD = 1,142 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,003 CHF 1 CHF = 0,997 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,380 AUD 1 AUD = 0,420 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,119 CAD 1 CAD = 0,472 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,428 CHF 1 CHF = 0,412 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,890 CAD 1 CAD = 1,124 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 1,020 CHF 1 CHF = 0,981 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1,145 CHF 1 CHF = 0,873 CAD

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