Financial news on September 05, 2007

Business and Financial news
Apple Event: Do-It-Yourself Ringtones for $1.98 Each

Steve Jobs first announcment: iPhone ringtones. Read more..

By DAMON DARLIN - The New York Times

Apple Reactions: The Future of Wireless Audio and Video

The iPhone Touch may represent the future of media use: audio and video that can be played both from local storage and from a vast server with everything. Read more..

By SAUL HANSELL - The New York Times

Chicago Ad Firm Gets Porsche Account

Porsche Cars North America awarded its estimated $40 million account to Cramer-Krasselt, which has never before handled a national automotive assignment. Read more..

By STUART ELLIOTT - The New York Times

For Airlines, Hands-On Air Traffic Control

Some airlines have taken the initiative to use satellite navigation and other tools to help smooth out an air traffic system that is plagued by delays. Read more..

By MATTHEW L. WALD - The New York Times

G.M. Cuts Production for Quarter

General Motors cut its fourth-quarter production schedule by 10 percent as a tightening credit market caused sales at other major automakers to decline in August. Read more..

By NICK BUNKLEY - The New York Times

NBC in Deal With Amazon to Sell Shows on the Web

Amazon has agreed to give NBC Universal something that Apple would not: greater flexibility in the pricing and packaging of video downloads. Read more..

By BROOKS BARNES - The New York Times

Panel Rejects Microsoft’s Open Format

A panel of software experts unexpectedly rebuffed Microsoft’s bid to have its open document format, Office Open XML, recognized as an international standard. Read more..

By KEVIN J. O'BRIEN - The New York Times

Time Inc. to Close Business 2.0

The magazine, which has been suffering from a decline in advertising revenue, will cease publication after its October issue. Read more..

By BRAD STONE - The New York Times

Where Office Prices and Rents Are Not in Sync

In San Francisco, a real estate buying frenzy has fizzled out in the aftermath of the credit crisis, which has halted most major office building sales. Read more..

By MORRIS NEWMAN - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Apple AAPL 144,97 145,84 136,10 136,76 83.2M
Intel INTC 25,99 26,20 25,79 25,99 59.6M
Cisco Systems CSCO 32,10 32,29 31,92 32,22 53.4M
Microsoft MSFT 28,65 28,73 28,42 28,48 47.7M
Home Depot HD 36,28 36,56 33,01 36,51 45.1M
Pfizer PFE 24,90 24,94 24,52 24,71 40.5M
General Electric GE 38,77 38,97 38,45 38,75 37.5M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 43,22 43,22 42,35 42,45 30.8M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 20,49 20,85 20,46 20,73 30.5M
ExxonMobil XOM 86,91 87,39 86,28 87,22 21.4M
AT&T Inc. T 40,10 40,10 39,32 39,73 21.3M
Amgen AMGN 53,23 53,39 52,11 52,32 20.4M
HP Inc. HPQ 49,75 50,15 49,60 50,10 16.6M
Altria MO 68,72 69,03 68,06 68,63 16.4M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 44,83 44,97 44,07 44,17 15.6M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 36,01 36,36 35,25 35,89 13.9M
Verizon Communications VZ 42,57 42,57 41,59 41,95 13.7M
ConocoPhillips COP 83,19 83,19 81,44 82,12 13.1M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 61,85 61,97 61,45 61,65 11.3M
Boeing BA 95,20 97,74 94,02 95,84 10.8M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 33,84 34,10 33,74 34,04 10.6M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 28,89 29,14 28,55 28,85 9.55M
Coca-Cola KO 54,13 54,35 53,36 53,69 9.47M
Chevron CVX 88,47 88,65 87,79 88,36 9.14M
Amazon AMZN 82,24 84,89 82,22 83,75 9.06M
Procter & Gamble PG 65,38 65,65 64,93 65,46 8.98M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 51,25 51,85 51,15 51,72 8.82M
Gilead Sciences GILD 37,07 37,42 36,15 36,47 8.41M
Schlumberger SLB 99,64 100,12 98,08 99,11 8.38M
Merck MRK 49,54 49,70 49,03 49,40 8.12M
Comcast CMCSA 25,85 25,98 25,52 25,77 7.21M
Alphabet GOOGL 523,40 529,48 522,25 527,80 6.62M
International Business Machines IBM 117,48 118,15 116,55 117,88 6.56M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 49,86 50,00 49,14 49,29 6.18M
Pepsico PEP 67,82 68,22 66,63 67,94 4.54M
United Technologies UTX 73,90 74,45 73,11 73,45 4.52M
McDonald's MCD 49,37 50,00 48,98 49,24 4.15M
3M MMM 90,40 90,75 89,56 89,92 3.23M
Union Pacific UNP 111,52 111,77 108,41 109,13 2.91M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3965,00 3986,00 3954,00 3979,00 7.1K
Exchange Rates of September 05, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 115,080 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,054 CAD 1 CAD = 0,949 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,204 CHF 1 CHF = 0,830 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7,551 CNY 1 CNY = 0,132 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 157,100 JPY 1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,676 GBP 1 GBP = 1,480 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,660 AUD 1 AUD = 0,602 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,438 CAD 1 CAD = 0,695 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,644 CHF 1 CHF = 0,608 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,430 GBP 1 GBP = 2,327 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,056 AUD 1 AUD = 0,947 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,915 CAD 1 CAD = 1,093 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,046 CHF 1 CHF = 0,956 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,458 AUD 1 AUD = 0,407 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,129 CAD 1 CAD = 0,470 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,432 CHF 1 CHF = 0,411 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,866 CAD 1 CAD = 1,155 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,989 CHF 1 CHF = 1,011 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1,142 CHF 1 CHF = 0,875 CAD

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