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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE26.3727.2026.2226.82105M
AppleAAPL109.88111.37109.07110.7852.1M
IntelINTC30.7331.3830.5631.2134.8M
MicrosoftMSFT45.7546.8945.7046.6334.4M
PfizerPFE33.4533.8933.0033.4832M
Cisco SystemsCSCO26.0426.9825.9726.8530.2M
AT&T Inc.T32.9833.4932.9733.4327.9M
FacebookFB92.9494.2792.6694.0127.3M
ExxonMobilXOM76.6577.1575.7976.8118.5M
HP Inc.HPQ26.3527.2426.2427.1815.9M
MerckMRK51.0751.3250.6951.2315.9M
Coca-ColaKO40.4541.0540.4341.0115.7M
General MotorsGM31.9032.1631.5231.7615.4M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC51.7152.5751.5052.4115.2M
Gilead SciencesGILD99.99101.3097.6699.2614.5M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ43.2444.0243.2444.0014.5M
ChevronCVX82.4184.1982.3584.0314.2M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM61.2462.2461.2262.0213.5M
ConocoPhillipsCOP51.9453.1351.5152.9812.8M
Oracle Corp.ORCL37.2637.7337.0237.5912.7M
ComcastCMCSA59.1459.7158.8859.629.67M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ94.1994.8294.0894.769.42M
Procter & GamblePG72.9773.4372.5073.229.19M
SchlumbergerSLB71.2572.7371.0572.098.8M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT41.6241.7841.0241.398.79M
AltriaMO55.2455.7555.0155.738.56M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY62.6663.2261.3361.978.04M
VisaV71.0672.3470.9272.237.29M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS103.70104.20102.61103.857.14M
McDonald'sMCD100.27101.64100.20101.176.5M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT65.2165.9265.1465.876.3M
PepsicoPEP94.9195.9894.5995.815.7M
Union PacificUNP91.7394.0991.6293.715.26M
International Business MachinesIBM145.82149.89145.82149.045.13M
United TechnologiesUTX90.4492.4890.2292.264.91M
BoeingBA132.28134.15131.35134.024.59M
Home DepotHD118.75119.29117.91119.204.53M
AmgenAMGN144.00144.91142.22143.804.37M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B130.50132.44130.38132.383.89M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH119.67120.34118.13119.653.49M
AmazonAMZN536.99545.91536.00543.683.39M
3MMMM144.30146.60143.63146.322.99M
AlphabetGOOGL661.60673.03655.87671.681.9M
Exchange Rates of October 05, 2015
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarEuro1 USD = 0.893 EUR1 EUR = 1.119 USD
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 120.451 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US DollarPound Sterling1 USD = 0.660 GBP1 GBP = 1.515 USD
US DollarAustralian Dollar1 USD = 1.412 AUD1 AUD = 0.708 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.309 CAD1 CAD = 0.764 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0.976 CHF1 CHF = 1.025 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.356 CNY1 CNY = 0.157 USD
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 16.769 MXN1 MXN = 0.060 USD
US DollarSwidish Krona1 USD = 8.327 SEK1 SEK = 0.120 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 134.797 JPY1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.739 GBP1 GBP = 1.354 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.580 AUD1 AUD = 0.633 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.465 CAD1 CAD = 0.683 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.092 CHF1 CHF = 0.916 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 7.111 CNY1 CNY = 0.141 EUR
EuroMexican Peso1 EUR = 18.769 MXN1 MXN = 0.053 EUR
EuroSwidish Krona1 EUR = 9.319 SEK1 SEK = 0.107 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.006 GBP1 GBP = 181.818 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0.012 AUD1 AUD = 85.470 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.011 CAD1 CAD = 91.743 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0.008 CHF1 CHF = 123.457 JPY
Japanese YenChinese Yuan1 JPY = 0.053 CNY1 CNY = 18.975 JPY
Japanese YenMexican Peso1 JPY = 0.139 MXN1 MXN = 7.189 JPY
Japanese YenSwidish Krona1 JPY = 0.069 SEK1 SEK = 14.472 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.139 AUD1 AUD = 0.468 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.982 CAD1 CAD = 0.504 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.478 CHF1 CHF = 0.677 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 9.627 CNY1 CNY = 0.104 GBP
Pound SterlingMexican Peso1 GBP = 25.397 MXN1 MXN = 0.039 GBP
Pound SterlingSwidish Krona1 GBP = 12.613 SEK1 SEK = 0.079 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.927 CAD1 CAD = 1.079 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.691 CHF1 CHF = 1.448 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 4.502 CNY1 CNY = 0.222 AUD
Australian DollarMexican Peso1 AUD = 11.873 MXN1 MXN = 0.084 AUD
Australian DollarSwidish Krona1 AUD = 5.894 SEK1 SEK = 0.170 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.745 CHF1 CHF = 1.342 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 4.855 CNY1 CNY = 0.206 CAD
Canadian DollarMexican Peso1 CAD = 12.808 MXN1 MXN = 0.078 CAD
Canadian DollarSwidish Krona1 CAD = 6.360 SEK1 SEK = 0.157 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.513 CNY1 CNY = 0.154 CHF
Swiss FrancMexican Peso1 CHF = 17.183 MXN1 MXN = 0.058 CHF
Swiss FrancSwidish Krona1 CHF = 8.533 SEK1 SEK = 0.117 CHF
Chinese YuanSwidish Krona1 CNY = 1.313 SEK1 SEK = 0.762 CNY

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