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

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Cisco Systems CSCO 29.59 29.70 28.90 29.50 71.4M
Intel INTC 24.05 24.20 23.78 24.13 64.1M
Microsoft MSFT 29.08 29.54 28.75 29.54 59.5M
General Electric GE 38.23 39.23 38.01 39.10 52.6M
Pfizer PFE 23.69 24.14 23.55 24.11 52.2M
ExxonMobil XOM 81.95 83.80 80.42 83.54 40.6M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 32.81 34.81 32.81 34.76 36M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 43.76 45.11 43.28 45.11 34.2M
Home Depot HD 36.34 36.99 35.70 36.89 33.5M
Apple AAPL 132.90 135.27 128.30 135.25 33M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 19.82 20.10 19.73 20.08 29.7M
AT&T Inc. T 39.47 40.38 39.36 40.26 23.7M
Comcast CMCSA 25.81 25.95 25.15 25.92 23.1M
ConocoPhillips COP 77.93 79.14 75.24 78.95 22.3M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 45.70 47.05 45.70 47.02 20.7M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 52.12 53.38 51.24 53.12 18.8M
Procter & Gamble PG 63.00 65.00 62.95 65.00 18.6M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 28.10 28.62 27.48 28.52 18.6M
HP Inc. HPQ 47.56 48.52 47.55 48.46 18.3M
Chevron CVX 81.19 82.08 78.39 82.02 17.1M
Verizon Communications VZ 42.71 43.52 42.71 43.42 17M
Schlumberger SLB 87.75 88.97 85.27 87.25 14.8M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 60.31 62.36 60.31 62.30 14.8M
Altria MO 67.38 69.05 66.27 68.98 14.7M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 34.00 34.39 33.83 34.30 14.3M
Merck MRK 51.20 51.58 50.46 51.35 13.1M
Coca-Cola KO 53.15 54.25 53.15 54.23 11.7M
Amgen AMGN 50.90 51.99 50.90 51.77 10.3M
McDonald's MCD 48.27 49.53 48.26 49.46 9.99M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 47.75 48.55 47.51 48.50 9.65M
Amazon AMZN 77.06 79.00 76.60 79.00 9M
Gilead Sciences GILD 37.10 38.19 36.85 38.15 8.32M
Pepsico PEP 67.11 68.55 66.75 68.51 7.56M
Alphabet GOOGL 503.00 510.15 502.50 510.00 7.3M
International Business Machines IBM 111.97 113.89 111.70 113.89 7.25M
Boeing BA 104.49 104.85 102.09 104.34 6.31M
United Technologies UTX 76.58 76.71 73.22 74.85 6.1M
3M MMM 87.70 88.37 86.61 87.77 5.72M
Union Pacific UNP 115.30 115.90 113.52 114.69 4.36M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3630.00 3678.50 3596.50 3670.00 33.6K
Exchange Rates of August 06, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 118.860 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.053 CAD 1 CAD = 0.950 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.192 CHF 1 CHF = 0.839 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7.561 CNY 1 CNY = 0.132 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 163.960 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.679 GBP 1 GBP = 1.473 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.606 AUD 1 AUD = 0.623 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.451 CAD 1 CAD = 0.689 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.643 CHF 1 CHF = 0.609 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.414 GBP 1 GBP = 2.417 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.979 AUD 1 AUD = 1.021 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.885 CAD 1 CAD = 1.130 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.002 CHF 1 CHF = 0.998 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.366 AUD 1 AUD = 0.423 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.138 CAD 1 CAD = 0.468 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.420 CHF 1 CHF = 0.413 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.903 CAD 1 CAD = 1.107 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 1.023 CHF 1 CHF = 0.978 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.132 CHF 1 CHF = 0.884 CAD

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