Financial news on October 05, 2015

Business and Financial news
1985: Television Transformed 1.0

Robert Thompson, director of Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture at Syracuse University, asserts that real television revolution came about 30 years ago when introduction of home videocassette recorder allowed people to record and collect movies and shows and watch them on their own time. Read more..

By ROBERT THOMPSON - The New York Times

Air France Officials Swarmed by Workers

Air France executives, including the chief of human resources, Xavier Broseta, pictured shirtless, fled after angry workers broke into a meeting about mass job cuts. Read more..

By REUTERS - The New York Times

Attorney General Announces BP Penalties

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch said Monday that the Justice Department and five states had reached a settlement of more than $20 billion with BP, for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Read more..

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS - The New York Times

A Wake-Up Call Without the Trauma

There are ways to trigger our own financial awakening without actually having a money crisis. It’s sort of like a fire drill. Read more..

By CARL RICHARDS - The New York Times

Cisco’s New C.E.O. Envisions Big Changes

Charles Robbins, who has kept a low profile since he became chief executive of Cisco in July, has a vision for the company with a lot more artificial intelligence and new business models. Read more..

By QUENTIN HARDY - The New York Times

Daily Report: Jack Dorsey Named C.E.O. of Twitter

Mr. Dorsey, a co-founder of Twitter who was once the company’s top executive, will remain the chief executive of his other company, Square. Read more..

By PUI-WING TAM - The New York Times

Facebook Reaches Deal to Beam the Internet to Africa With a Satellite

The American social network has partnered with Eutelsat, a French satellite provider, to bring a selection of free Internet services across sub-Saharan Africa through a new satellite in the second half of next year. Read more..

By MARK SCOTT - The New York Times

In Ben Bernanke’s Memoir, a Candid Look at Lehman Brothers’ Collapse

The former Federal Reserve chairman says he may have purposely misled the public about one of the most crucial moments in recent financial history. Read more..

By ANDREW ROSS SORKIN - The New York Times

New Twists for the TV Plot, as Viewer Habits Change

Today's television writers find they have to create increasingly sophisticated plots to keep up with viewers' changing expectations. Read more..

By TERRENCE RAFFERTY - The New York Times

Uh-Oh Sensation

Our job today is to cheer Zhouqin Burnikel up. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 26.37 27.20 26.22 26.82 105M
Apple AAPL 109.88 111.37 109.07 110.78 52.1M
Intel INTC 30.73 31.38 30.56 31.21 34.8M
Microsoft MSFT 45.75 46.89 45.70 46.63 34.4M
Pfizer PFE 33.45 33.89 33.00 33.48 32M
Cisco Systems CSCO 26.04 26.98 25.97 26.85 30.2M
AT&T Inc. T 32.98 33.49 32.97 33.43 27.9M
Facebook FB 92.94 94.27 92.66 94.01 27.3M
ExxonMobil XOM 76.65 77.15 75.79 76.81 18.5M
HP Inc. HPQ 26.35 27.24 26.24 27.18 15.9M
Merck MRK 51.07 51.32 50.69 51.23 15.9M
Coca-Cola KO 40.45 41.05 40.43 41.01 15.7M
General Motors GM 31.90 32.16 31.52 31.76 15.4M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 51.71 52.57 51.50 52.41 15.2M
Gilead Sciences GILD 99.99 101.30 97.66 99.26 14.5M
Verizon Communications VZ 43.24 44.02 43.24 44.00 14.5M
Chevron CVX 82.41 84.19 82.35 84.03 14.2M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 61.24 62.24 61.22 62.02 13.5M
ConocoPhillips COP 51.94 53.13 51.51 52.98 12.8M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 37.26 37.73 37.02 37.59 12.7M
Comcast CMCSA 59.14 59.71 58.88 59.62 9.67M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 94.19 94.82 94.08 94.76 9.42M
Procter & Gamble PG 72.97 73.43 72.50 73.22 9.19M
Schlumberger SLB 71.25 72.73 71.05 72.09 8.8M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 41.62 41.78 41.02 41.39 8.79M
Altria MO 55.24 55.75 55.01 55.73 8.56M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 62.66 63.22 61.33 61.97 8.04M
Visa V 71.06 72.34 70.92 72.23 7.29M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 103.70 104.20 102.61 103.85 7.14M
McDonald's MCD 100.27 101.64 100.20 101.17 6.5M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 65.21 65.92 65.14 65.87 6.3M
Pepsico PEP 94.91 95.98 94.59 95.81 5.7M
Union Pacific UNP 91.73 94.09 91.62 93.71 5.26M
International Business Machines IBM 145.82 149.89 145.82 149.04 5.13M
United Technologies UTX 90.44 92.48 90.22 92.26 4.91M
Boeing BA 132.28 134.15 131.35 134.02 4.59M
Home Depot HD 118.75 119.29 117.91 119.20 4.53M
Amgen AMGN 144.00 144.91 142.22 143.80 4.37M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 130.50 132.44 130.38 132.38 3.89M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 119.67 120.34 118.13 119.65 3.49M
Amazon AMZN 536.99 545.91 536.00 543.68 3.39M
3M MMM 144.30 146.60 143.63 146.32 2.99M
Alphabet GOOGL 661.60 673.03 655.87 671.68 1.9M
Exchange Rates of October 05, 2015
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0.893 EUR 1 EUR = 1.119 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 120.451 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0.660 GBP 1 GBP = 1.515 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1.412 AUD 1 AUD = 0.708 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.309 CAD 1 CAD = 0.764 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.976 CHF 1 CHF = 1.025 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.356 CNY 1 CNY = 0.157 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 16.769 MXN 1 MXN = 0.060 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8.327 SEK 1 SEK = 0.120 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 134.797 JPY 1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.739 GBP 1 GBP = 1.354 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.580 AUD 1 AUD = 0.633 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.465 CAD 1 CAD = 0.683 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.092 CHF 1 CHF = 0.916 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 7.111 CNY 1 CNY = 0.141 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 18.769 MXN 1 MXN = 0.053 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9.319 SEK 1 SEK = 0.107 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.006 GBP 1 GBP = 181.818 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.012 AUD 1 AUD = 85.470 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.011 CAD 1 CAD = 91.743 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.008 CHF 1 CHF = 123.457 JPY
Japanese Yen Chinese Yuan 1 JPY = 0.053 CNY 1 CNY = 18.975 JPY
Japanese Yen Mexican Peso 1 JPY = 0.139 MXN 1 MXN = 7.189 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0.069 SEK 1 SEK = 14.472 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.139 AUD 1 AUD = 0.468 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.982 CAD 1 CAD = 0.504 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.478 CHF 1 CHF = 0.677 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 9.627 CNY 1 CNY = 0.104 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 25.397 MXN 1 MXN = 0.039 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 12.613 SEK 1 SEK = 0.079 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.927 CAD 1 CAD = 1.079 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.691 CHF 1 CHF = 1.448 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4.502 CNY 1 CNY = 0.222 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 11.873 MXN 1 MXN = 0.084 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 5.894 SEK 1 SEK = 0.170 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.745 CHF 1 CHF = 1.342 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 4.855 CNY 1 CNY = 0.206 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 12.808 MXN 1 MXN = 0.078 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6.360 SEK 1 SEK = 0.157 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.513 CNY 1 CNY = 0.154 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 17.183 MXN 1 MXN = 0.058 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 8.533 SEK 1 SEK = 0.117 CHF
Chinese Yuan Swidish Krona 1 CNY = 1.313 SEK 1 SEK = 0.762 CNY

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