Financial news on February 06, 2017

Business and Financial news
Daily Report: Tech’s Continuing Immigration Debate

The tech world’s pushback against President Trump’s policies is set to escalate if, as expected, he signs an executive order concerning H-1B visa holders. Read more..

By PUI-WING TAM - The New York Times

Escapism Reigns in Super Bowl Commercials, but Politics Proves Inescapable

Many brands chose whimsy, but a few that bucked the trend with social commentary were rewarded. Read more..

By SAPNA MAHESHWARI - The New York Times

In Airbnb’s Super Bowl Ad, Implied Criticism of Trump’s Travel Ban

The San Francisco company produced the last-minute piece when its executives learned last week that advertising spots were still available. Read more..

By KATIE BENNER - The New York Times

Lorenzo Servitje, a Founder of the World’s Biggest Bakery, Dies at 98

Mr. Servitje helped build Grupo Bimbo, a Mexican conglomerate whose trademarks include Wonder Bread, Sara Lee and Entenmann’s. Read more..

By SAM ROBERTS - The New York Times

Morning Agenda: Trump’s Immigration Order, (Modest) Diversity Gains

The confrontation over President Trump’s immigration order has reached the courts, foreshadowing years of legal battles. Read more..

By AMIE TSANG - The New York Times

Not Everyone in Tech Cheers Visa Program for Foreign Workers

Tech companies say the H-1B program is needed to find highly skilled employees. But it has also been used to lower labor costs and cut jobs. Read more..

By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI and NELSON D. SCHWARTZ - The New York Times

Tech Opposition to Trump Propelled by Employees, Not Executives

In a court filing, nearly 100 technology companies cited the “tremendous impact” of immigrants on the United States in opposing the Trump immigration ban. Read more..

By DAVID STREITFELD - The New York Times

The Massacre That Wasn’t, and a Turning Point for ‘Fake News’

The internet, with the help of dogged reporting, acted quickly to shut down a Trump adviser’s false claim about a terrorist attack in Bowling Green, Ky., our media columnist writes. Read more..

By JIM RUTENBERG - The New York Times

Trump’s Travel Ban Hits Close to Home for Corporate Travelers

The executive order has had repercussions for the professionals who oversee and coordinate everything from small board meetings to huge conventions. Read more..

By MARTHA C. WHITE - The New York Times

Why Windows 10 Wants to Automatically Restart

Microsoft intends to make sure the current version of Windows on your PC is always the newest version of its operating system. Read more..

By J. D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Apple AAPL 129.13 130.50 128.90 130.29 26.8M
Pfizer PFE 32.00 32.33 31.94 32.23 24.5M
General Electric GE 29.68 29.75 29.57 29.66 23.7M
Intel INTC 36.51 36.51 36.15 36.27 21.4M
Microsoft MSFT 63.50 63.65 63.14 63.64 19.8M
Facebook FB 130.98 132.06 130.30 132.06 17.1M
Cisco Systems CSCO 31.29 31.31 31.12 31.30 16.8M
Verizon Communications VZ 48.67 48.67 47.94 48.03 16.1M
Coca-Cola KO 41.53 41.67 41.40 41.56 15.7M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 57.08 57.41 56.49 56.55 13.9M
General Motors GM 36.41 36.83 36.26 36.83 13.9M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 86.79 87.45 86.61 86.77 11.8M
AT&T Inc. T 41.27 41.27 40.98 41.06 11.4M
ExxonMobil XOM 83.55 83.65 82.93 83.31 9.94M
Visa V 86.07 86.10 85.51 85.83 9.66M
Merck MRK 63.92 64.95 63.90 64.94 9.16M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 66.37 66.87 66.37 66.40 9.1M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 42.57 42.75 42.23 42.43 8.74M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 50.65 51.09 50.56 51.04 8.26M
ConocoPhillips COP 50.50 50.98 49.35 50.09 8.13M
Comcast CMCSA 75.19 75.19 74.45 74.54 8.11M
HP Inc. HPQ 15.17 15.30 15.09 15.26 7.98M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 40.44 40.44 40.08 40.10 7.87M
Gilead Sciences GILD 72.02 72.67 71.44 72.39 7.63M
Procter & Gamble PG 87.50 87.79 87.13 87.40 7.48M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 109.92 110.15 109.30 109.57 6.89M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 113.46 113.59 112.62 113.40 6.18M
Schlumberger SLB 82.55 82.97 81.46 81.69 5.96M
Chevron CVX 113.28 113.50 112.45 112.98 5.64M
Altria MO 71.40 71.80 71.29 71.29 5.19M
Amgen AMGN 166.18 166.89 165.13 166.58 4.39M
Pepsico PEP 105.10 105.24 104.53 104.57 4.36M
United Technologies UTX 109.81 111.25 109.68 110.68 4.23M
Amazon AMZN 809.80 810.72 803.00 807.64 3.9M
Home Depot HD 137.43 137.90 136.45 136.49 3.86M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 161.51 162.53 160.22 160.51 3.48M
Boeing BA 162.42 164.08 162.38 163.98 3.11M
Union Pacific UNP 108.36 108.69 107.58 107.69 2.86M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 163.88 163.93 163.04 163.42 2.8M
McDonald's MCD 124.09 124.90 123.95 124.45 2.76M
International Business Machines IBM 175.31 175.98 174.38 175.86 2.65M
3M MMM 174.12 176.20 173.90 175.10 1.62M
Alphabet GOOGL 820.92 822.39 814.29 821.62 1.35M
Exchange Rates of February 06, 2017
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0.930 EUR 1 EUR = 1.076 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 111.793 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0.803 GBP 1 GBP = 1.246 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1.306 AUD 1 AUD = 0.766 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.308 CAD 1 CAD = 0.765 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.991 CHF 1 CHF = 1.010 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.860 CNY 1 CNY = 0.146 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 20.564 MXN 1 MXN = 0.049 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8.826 SEK 1 SEK = 0.113 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 120.154 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.862 GBP 1 GBP = 1.160 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.404 AUD 1 AUD = 0.712 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.405 CAD 1 CAD = 0.712 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.065 CHF 1 CHF = 0.939 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 7.372 CNY 1 CNY = 0.136 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 22.092 MXN 1 MXN = 0.045 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9.486 SEK 1 SEK = 0.105 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.007 GBP 1 GBP = 138.889 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.012 AUD 1 AUD = 85.470 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.012 CAD 1 CAD = 85.470 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.009 CHF 1 CHF = 112.360 JPY
Japanese Yen Chinese Yuan 1 JPY = 0.061 CNY 1 CNY = 16.313 JPY
Japanese Yen Mexican Peso 1 JPY = 0.184 MXN 1 MXN = 5.435 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0.079 SEK 1 SEK = 12.674 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.628 AUD 1 AUD = 0.614 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.630 CAD 1 CAD = 0.613 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.235 CHF 1 CHF = 0.810 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 8.556 CNY 1 CNY = 0.117 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 25.651 MXN 1 MXN = 0.039 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 10.995 SEK 1 SEK = 0.091 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 1.001 CAD 1 CAD = 0.999 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.759 CHF 1 CHF = 1.318 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5.254 CNY 1 CNY = 0.190 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 15.754 MXN 1 MXN = 0.063 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 6.742 SEK 1 SEK = 0.148 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.758 CHF 1 CHF = 1.320 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5.245 CNY 1 CNY = 0.191 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 15.726 MXN 1 MXN = 0.064 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6.737 SEK 1 SEK = 0.148 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.924 CNY 1 CNY = 0.144 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 20.765 MXN 1 MXN = 0.048 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 8.900 SEK 1 SEK = 0.112 CHF

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