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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
AppleAAPL100.56102.3799.87100.7068.5M
General ElectricGE30.2730.7230.0530.2562.6M
MicrosoftMSFT54.3254.4053.6454.0539.5M
Cisco SystemsCSCO26.0826.1425.8226.0130.8M
General MotorsGM31.9531.9831.0131.2727.5M
AT&T Inc.T33.8234.2133.7234.0626.9M
PfizerPFE31.7331.9031.4231.6125.8M
IntelINTC33.2533.5232.8033.0825.5M
FacebookFB101.13103.77100.90102.9725.1M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM62.7263.1362.3462.8123M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC52.1252.6251.8351.8820M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ45.4945.9545.2845.5219.1M
ExxonMobilXOM76.6477.6476.5977.4718.8M
Oracle Corp.ORCL35.5036.1435.3635.8218.2M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT62.4863.9562.4763.5516.6M
HP Inc.HPQ11.5211.5211.2011.2916.4M
Coca-ColaKO42.2042.5142.0442.3216.2M
VisaV75.0075.8574.8575.2716.1M
ChevronCVX87.4487.7885.1686.0714.5M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS99.38101.4699.36100.3613.9M
Gilead SciencesGILD97.57100.6897.52100.3012.5M
MerckMRK52.5152.9552.2152.4212.5M
SchlumbergerSLB67.9269.4067.4767.7011.9M
ConocoPhillipsCOP46.1046.3245.0445.3511M
ComcastCMCSA54.9255.6554.7555.2210.8M
Procter & GamblePG77.6778.2977.1277.869.55M
United TechnologiesUTX93.9094.6492.5493.128.3M
Home DepotHD129.00129.90128.56129.088.2M
Union PacificUNP76.7577.1974.2474.838.13M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ99.82100.9799.60100.397.73M
AltriaMO58.0559.4758.0059.177.69M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY67.4768.2766.8567.156.69M
McDonald'sMCD118.00119.27117.81118.406.54M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT42.3142.9842.2142.565.91M
PepsicoPEP98.3899.7698.1299.485.48M
AmazonAMZN622.00639.79620.31632.655.33M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B129.99131.76129.73131.335.22M
International Business MachinesIBM134.38135.58133.62135.174.31M
BoeingBA138.83139.35137.26138.834.25M
AmgenAMGN155.01157.93154.90156.723.83M
3MMMM145.59145.76143.42144.493M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH115.78116.65114.50115.492.68M
AlphabetGOOGL750.37765.73748.00759.332.41M
Exchange Rates of January 06, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarEuro1 USD = 0.928 EUR1 EUR = 1.078 USD
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 118.464 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US DollarPound Sterling1 USD = 0.684 GBP1 GBP = 1.463 USD
US DollarAustralian Dollar1 USD = 1.415 AUD1 AUD = 0.707 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.408 CAD1 CAD = 0.710 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.008 CHF1 CHF = 0.992 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.555 CNY1 CNY = 0.153 USD
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 17.538 MXN1 MXN = 0.057 USD
US DollarSwidish Krona1 USD = 8.590 SEK1 SEK = 0.116 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 127.631 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.737 GBP1 GBP = 1.358 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.525 AUD1 AUD = 0.656 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.517 CAD1 CAD = 0.659 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.086 CHF1 CHF = 0.921 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 7.065 CNY1 CNY = 0.142 EUR
EuroMexican Peso1 EUR = 18.893 MXN1 MXN = 0.053 EUR
EuroSwidish Krona1 EUR = 9.252 SEK1 SEK = 0.108 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.006 GBP1 GBP = 172.414 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0.012 AUD1 AUD = 84.034 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.012 CAD1 CAD = 84.034 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0.009 CHF1 CHF = 117.647 JPY
Japanese YenChinese Yuan1 JPY = 0.055 CNY1 CNY = 18.083 JPY
Japanese YenMexican Peso1 JPY = 0.148 MXN1 MXN = 6.752 JPY
Japanese YenSwidish Krona1 JPY = 0.073 SEK1 SEK = 13.793 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.070 AUD1 AUD = 0.483 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2.059 CAD1 CAD = 0.486 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.474 CHF1 CHF = 0.679 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 9.590 CNY1 CNY = 0.104 GBP
Pound SterlingMexican Peso1 GBP = 25.649 MXN1 MXN = 0.039 GBP
Pound SterlingSwidish Krona1 GBP = 12.557 SEK1 SEK = 0.080 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.995 CAD1 CAD = 1.006 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.712 CHF1 CHF = 1.405 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 4.634 CNY1 CNY = 0.216 AUD
Australian DollarMexican Peso1 AUD = 12.399 MXN1 MXN = 0.081 AUD
Australian DollarSwidish Krona1 AUD = 6.064 SEK1 SEK = 0.165 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.716 CHF1 CHF = 1.397 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 4.657 CNY1 CNY = 0.215 CAD
Canadian DollarMexican Peso1 CAD = 12.464 MXN1 MXN = 0.080 CAD
Canadian DollarSwidish Krona1 CAD = 6.098 SEK1 SEK = 0.164 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.505 CNY1 CNY = 0.154 CHF
Swiss FrancMexican Peso1 CHF = 17.413 MXN1 MXN = 0.057 CHF
Swiss FrancSwidish Krona1 CHF = 8.525 SEK1 SEK = 0.117 CHF
Chinese YuanSwidish Krona1 CNY = 1.311 SEK1 SEK = 0.763 CNY

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