Financial news on July 06, 2011

Business and Financial news
A Search Is Under Way for Tainted Sprout Seeds

Authorities said the product linked to a deadly E. coli outbreak in Europe was distributed more widely than previously thought. Read more..

By WILLIAM NEUMAN - The New York Times

Big Business Leaves Deficit to Politicians

Corporate America has been little help as politicians struggle with the nation’s deficit problem; one group, the Business Roundtable, demonstrates why. Read more..

By DAVID LEONHARDT - The New York Times

Bondholder Group to Fight Bank Settlement on Securities

In court papers filed Tuesday, 11 companies collectively calling themselves Walnut Place said the $8.5 billion settlement was inadequate Read more..

By REUTERS - The New York Times

Greek Finance Minister Moves From Crisis to Crisis

Securing aid from Europe is just one of the challenges ahead for Evangelos Venizelos. Read more..

By LANDON THOMAS Jr. and RACHEL DONADIO - The New York Times

Rise of World Trade Center Spurs a Retail Revival

As retail businesses try to locate near the 1 World Trade Center building, average asking rents in the area have risen by 36 percent since the spring of 2010. Read more..

By ALISON GREGOR - The New York Times

Wireless, Not Wimpy, Speakers

There have always been compromises with speakers that do away with wires, but a new system solves many of those problems. Read more..

By DAVID POGUE - The New York Times

Zuckerberg Finds Fans on Google+

Google’s new social networking site hasn’t been active for long, but the founder of Facebook, a rival, has already signed up — and has gained friends. Read more..

By JENNA WORTHAM - The New York Times

Zynga Stands Out Among Tech I.P.O.’s

Technology firms have gone to market this year by the bushel with little earnings in tow, but Zynga arrives with income aplenty from online games like FarmVille. Read more..

By ROBERT CYRAN and CHRISTOPHER HUGHES - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Microsoft MSFT 25.97 26.37 25.96 26.33 48.7M
Intel INTC 22.45 22.82 22.44 22.75 43.3M
Cisco Systems CSCO 15.62 15.68 15.45 15.56 43.2M
General Electric GE 18.97 19.10 18.96 19.05 31.6M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 27.97 28.18 27.64 28.12 29.5M
Pfizer PFE 20.78 20.95 20.74 20.78 28.2M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 40.59 40.65 40.18 40.56 23.9M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 33.00 33.25 32.87 33.21 22.4M
AT&T Inc. T 31.35 31.39 31.11 31.23 18.1M
Comcast CMCSA 26.00 26.05 25.43 25.49 17.6M
HP Inc. HPQ 36.46 36.59 36.10 36.20 16.4M
Apple AAPL 348.95 354.10 346.71 351.76 15.9M
ExxonMobil XOM 81.40 81.66 80.85 81.57 15M
Verizon Communications VZ 37.39 37.55 37.14 37.54 15M
General Motors GM 31.37 31.68 31.09 31.19 14.2M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 39.95 39.95 39.27 39.57 11.4M
Merck MRK 35.50 35.62 35.37 35.53 10.8M
Altria MO 26.55 26.96 26.55 26.82 9.79M
Procter & Gamble PG 64.53 64.94 64.34 64.70 9.33M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 29.13 29.28 29.08 29.22 9.02M
Visa V 87.84 89.23 86.85 88.20 8.4M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 53.43 53.95 53.43 53.72 8.08M
ConocoPhillips COP 75.91 76.15 75.57 76.03 8.07M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 53.27 53.44 53.16 53.28 7.45M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 67.63 67.75 67.37 67.55 7.1M
Home Depot HD 36.45 36.74 36.32 36.57 7.03M
Schlumberger SLB 88.50 89.27 87.85 89.11 6.88M
Chevron CVX 104.82 105.24 104.57 105.08 6.2M
Gilead Sciences GILD 41.73 42.25 41.65 42.25 6.12M
Pepsico PEP 69.80 70.21 69.75 70.17 5.99M
International Business Machines IBM 175.19 177.77 175.09 177.71 5.89M
McDonald's MCD 85.64 86.28 85.30 85.86 5.81M
Coca-Cola KO 68.31 68.75 68.29 68.53 5.74M
Alphabet GOOGL 533.50 538.51 533.04 535.36 5.39M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 52.85 53.22 52.55 53.13 5.32M
Amgen AMGN 57.99 58.14 57.53 57.70 5.1M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 77.27 77.27 76.18 76.52 4.5M
United Technologies UTX 89.63 90.61 89.35 90.42 4.33M
Boeing BA 74.13 75.16 74.01 74.74 3.76M
3M MMM 96.12 97.50 96.10 97.24 3.7M
Amazon AMZN 212.12 214.40 211.01 214.19 2.61M
Union Pacific UNP 105.78 107.61 105.57 106.59 2.42M
Exchange Rates of July 06, 2011
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 80.940 JPY 1 JPY = 0.012 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 0.965 CAD 1 CAD = 1.036 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.840 CHF 1 CHF = 1.191 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.468 CNY 1 CNY = 0.155 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 115.890 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.895 GBP 1 GBP = 1.118 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.338 AUD 1 AUD = 0.747 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.382 CAD 1 CAD = 0.724 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.202 CHF 1 CHF = 0.832 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 9.261 CNY 1 CNY = 0.108 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.772 GBP 1 GBP = 1.296 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.154 AUD 1 AUD = 0.866 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.192 CAD 1 CAD = 0.839 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.037 CHF 1 CHF = 0.964 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.496 AUD 1 AUD = 0.669 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.545 CAD 1 CAD = 0.647 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.344 CHF 1 CHF = 0.744 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10.350 CNY 1 CNY = 0.097 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 1.032 CAD 1 CAD = 0.969 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.898 CHF 1 CHF = 1.114 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 6.919 CNY 1 CNY = 0.145 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.869 CHF 1 CHF = 1.150 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6.700 CNY 1 CNY = 0.149 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 7.703 CNY 1 CNY = 0.130 CHF

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