Financial news on January 06, 2016

Business and Financial news
James Dao to Become New York Times’s Op-Ed Editor

The New York Times announces deputy national editor James Dao will become Op-Ed editor. Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

JPMorgan Pays $48 Million More to Settle Mortgage Servicing Issues

The bank already paid $2 billion in a 2013 settlement with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, but did not meet all the obligations of that earlier settlement. Read more..

By LIZ MOYER - The New York Times

Las Vegas News Staff Advised on Covering Adelson

Staff of Las Vegas Review-Journal meets for second day in row with adviser who is detailing how paper should cover Sheldon Adelson, who just acquired paper, and his family. Read more..

By SYDNEY EMBER - The New York Times

Market Regains Its Balance After Starting Year With Sell-Off

Wall Street moved slightly higher, coming off global plummets on the first trading day of 2016. Read more..

By AMIE TSANG - The New York Times

Oculus Rift Will Cost $599

Facebook’s Oculus has set a price and other details for its Oculus Rift virtual reality system. Read more..

By BRIAN X. CHEN - The New York Times

Orange in Talks to Acquire Bouygues Telecom

Orange announces it is in negotiations to acquire Bouygues Telecom, latest attempt to consolidated highly balkanized cellphone market in Europe. Read more..

By MARK SCOTT - The New York Times

Racial Identity, and Its Hostilities, Are on the Rise in American Politics

Eduardo Porter Economic Scene column examines reasons behind overwhelming support for some 2016 Republican presidential candidates by working-class white people; holds candidates hone in on their fear of change in country and sentimentality for time when they held greater majority of electorate; notes economic concerns now take back seat to racial, ethnic and cultural issues for these voters. Read more..

By EDUARDO PORTER - The New York Times

Short-Term Retail Location

Andrew Ries returns with a formidable Thursday challenge. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Volkswagen C.E.O. Looks to the Future

Herbert Diess, who leads the division that produces Volkswagen brand cars, spoke on Wednesday at the International CES about moving past the emissions scandal. Read more..

By REUTERS - Reuters

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Apple AAPL 100.56 102.37 99.87 100.70 68.5M
General Electric GE 30.27 30.72 30.05 30.25 62.6M
Microsoft MSFT 54.32 54.40 53.64 54.05 39.5M
Cisco Systems CSCO 26.08 26.14 25.82 26.01 30.8M
General Motors GM 31.95 31.98 31.01 31.27 27.5M
AT&T Inc. T 33.82 34.21 33.72 34.06 26.9M
Pfizer PFE 31.73 31.90 31.42 31.61 25.8M
Intel INTC 33.25 33.52 32.80 33.08 25.5M
Facebook FB 101.13 103.77 100.90 102.97 25.1M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 62.72 63.13 62.34 62.81 23M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 52.12 52.62 51.83 51.88 20M
Verizon Communications VZ 45.49 45.95 45.28 45.52 19.1M
ExxonMobil XOM 76.64 77.64 76.59 77.47 18.8M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 35.50 36.14 35.36 35.82 18.2M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 62.48 63.95 62.47 63.55 16.6M
HP Inc. HPQ 11.52 11.52 11.20 11.29 16.4M
Coca-Cola KO 42.20 42.51 42.04 42.32 16.2M
Visa V 75.00 75.85 74.85 75.27 16.1M
Chevron CVX 87.44 87.78 85.16 86.07 14.5M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 99.38 101.46 99.36 100.36 13.9M
Gilead Sciences GILD 97.57 100.68 97.52 100.30 12.5M
Merck MRK 52.51 52.95 52.21 52.42 12.5M
Schlumberger SLB 67.92 69.40 67.47 67.70 11.9M
ConocoPhillips COP 46.10 46.32 45.04 45.35 11M
Comcast CMCSA 54.92 55.65 54.75 55.22 10.8M
Procter & Gamble PG 77.67 78.29 77.12 77.86 9.55M
United Technologies UTX 93.90 94.64 92.54 93.12 8.3M
Home Depot HD 129.00 129.90 128.56 129.08 8.2M
Union Pacific UNP 76.75 77.19 74.24 74.83 8.13M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 99.82 100.97 99.60 100.39 7.73M
Altria MO 58.05 59.47 58.00 59.17 7.69M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 67.47 68.27 66.85 67.15 6.69M
McDonald's MCD 118.00 119.27 117.81 118.40 6.54M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 42.31 42.98 42.21 42.56 5.91M
Pepsico PEP 98.38 99.76 98.12 99.48 5.48M
Amazon AMZN 622.00 639.79 620.31 632.65 5.33M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 129.99 131.76 129.73 131.33 5.22M
International Business Machines IBM 134.38 135.58 133.62 135.17 4.31M
Boeing BA 138.83 139.35 137.26 138.83 4.25M
Amgen AMGN 155.01 157.93 154.90 156.72 3.83M
3M MMM 145.59 145.76 143.42 144.49 3M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 115.78 116.65 114.50 115.49 2.68M
Alphabet GOOGL 750.37 765.73 748.00 759.33 2.41M
Exchange Rates of January 06, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0.928 EUR 1 EUR = 1.078 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 118.464 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0.684 GBP 1 GBP = 1.463 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1.415 AUD 1 AUD = 0.707 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.408 CAD 1 CAD = 0.710 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.008 CHF 1 CHF = 0.992 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.555 CNY 1 CNY = 0.153 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 17.538 MXN 1 MXN = 0.057 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8.590 SEK 1 SEK = 0.116 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 127.631 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.737 GBP 1 GBP = 1.358 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.525 AUD 1 AUD = 0.656 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.517 CAD 1 CAD = 0.659 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.086 CHF 1 CHF = 0.921 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 7.065 CNY 1 CNY = 0.142 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 18.893 MXN 1 MXN = 0.053 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9.252 SEK 1 SEK = 0.108 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.006 GBP 1 GBP = 172.414 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.012 AUD 1 AUD = 84.034 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.012 CAD 1 CAD = 84.034 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.009 CHF 1 CHF = 117.647 JPY
Japanese Yen Chinese Yuan 1 JPY = 0.055 CNY 1 CNY = 18.083 JPY
Japanese Yen Mexican Peso 1 JPY = 0.148 MXN 1 MXN = 6.752 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0.073 SEK 1 SEK = 13.793 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.070 AUD 1 AUD = 0.483 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.059 CAD 1 CAD = 0.486 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.474 CHF 1 CHF = 0.679 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 9.590 CNY 1 CNY = 0.104 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 25.649 MXN 1 MXN = 0.039 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 12.557 SEK 1 SEK = 0.080 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.995 CAD 1 CAD = 1.006 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.712 CHF 1 CHF = 1.405 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4.634 CNY 1 CNY = 0.216 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 12.399 MXN 1 MXN = 0.081 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 6.064 SEK 1 SEK = 0.165 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.716 CHF 1 CHF = 1.397 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 4.657 CNY 1 CNY = 0.215 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 12.464 MXN 1 MXN = 0.080 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6.098 SEK 1 SEK = 0.164 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.505 CNY 1 CNY = 0.154 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 17.413 MXN 1 MXN = 0.057 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 8.525 SEK 1 SEK = 0.117 CHF
Chinese Yuan Swidish Krona 1 CNY = 1.311 SEK 1 SEK = 0.763 CNY

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