Financial news on August 06, 2007

Business and Financial news
Bridge Disaster Revives a Quiet Web Site, Making It a Source for Original Reporting

When the I-35W bridge collapsed last week in Minneapolis, staff members at nearby Internet Broadcasting revived a nearly defunct Web site to publish their coverage. Read more..

By BRIAN STELTER - The New York Times

Objection to Speakers Was Based on Mistake

Accusations that three journalists from NBC and PBS were on a health insurance industry speaking list turn out to have stemmed from an error at a speaking agency. Read more..

By LIA MILLER - The New York Times

Old Issues of Playboy and Rolling Stone Will Be Available on DVDs

Bondi Digital Publishing is planning to offer separate DVD-ROM editions with page-by-page reproductions of the Playboy and Rolling Stone archives. Read more..

By JANE L. LEVERE - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
Cisco SystemsCSCO29.5929.7028.9029.5071.4M
IntelINTC24.0524.2023.7824.1364.1M
MicrosoftMSFT29.0829.5428.7529.5459.5M
General ElectricGE38.2339.2338.0139.1052.6M
PfizerPFE23.6924.1423.5524.1152.2M
ExxonMobilXOM81.9583.8080.4283.5440.6M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC32.8134.8132.8134.7636M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM43.7645.1143.2845.1134.2M
Home DepotHD36.3436.9935.7036.8933.5M
AppleAAPL132.90135.27128.30135.2533M
Oracle Corp.ORCL19.8220.1019.7320.0829.7M
AT&T Inc.T39.4740.3839.3640.2623.7M
ComcastCMCSA25.8125.9525.1525.9223.1M
ConocoPhillipsCOP77.9379.1475.2478.9522.3M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT45.7047.0545.7047.0220.7M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT52.1253.3851.2453.1218.8M
Procter & GamblePG63.0065.0062.9565.0018.6M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY28.1028.6227.4828.5218.6M
HP Inc.HPQ47.5648.5247.5548.4618.3M
ChevronCVX81.1982.0878.3982.0217.1M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ42.7143.5242.7143.4217M
SchlumbergerSLB87.7588.9785.2787.2514.8M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ60.3162.3660.3162.3014.8M
AltriaMO67.3869.0566.2768.9814.7M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS34.0034.3933.8334.3014.3M
MerckMRK51.2051.5850.4651.3513.1M
Coca-ColaKO53.1554.2553.1554.2311.7M
AmgenAMGN50.9051.9950.9051.7710.3M
McDonald'sMCD48.2749.5348.2649.469.99M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH47.7548.5547.5148.509.65M
AmazonAMZN77.0679.0076.6079.009M
Gilead SciencesGILD37.1038.1936.8538.158.32M
PepsicoPEP67.1168.5566.7568.517.56M
AlphabetGOOGL503.00510.15502.50510.007.3M
International Business MachinesIBM111.97113.89111.70113.897.25M
BoeingBA104.49104.85102.09104.346.31M
United TechnologiesUTX76.5876.7173.2274.856.1M
3MMMM87.7088.3786.6187.775.72M
Union PacificUNP115.30115.90113.52114.694.36M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3630.003678.503596.503670.0033.6K
Exchange Rates of August 06, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 118.860 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.053 CAD1 CAD = 0.950 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.192 CHF1 CHF = 0.839 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7.561 CNY1 CNY = 0.132 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 163.960 JPY1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.679 GBP1 GBP = 1.473 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.606 AUD1 AUD = 0.623 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.451 CAD1 CAD = 0.689 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.643 CHF1 CHF = 0.609 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.414 GBP1 GBP = 2.417 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0.979 AUD1 AUD = 1.021 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.885 CAD1 CAD = 1.130 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.002 CHF1 CHF = 0.998 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.366 AUD1 AUD = 0.423 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2.138 CAD1 CAD = 0.468 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2.420 CHF1 CHF = 0.413 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.903 CAD1 CAD = 1.107 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 1.023 CHF1 CHF = 0.978 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1.132 CHF1 CHF = 0.884 CAD

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