Financial news on June 06, 2016

Business and Financial news
David Lamb, Author and War Correspondent in Vietnam, Dies at 76

David S Lamb, foreign correspondent for Los Angeles Times who wrote critically acclaimed books about Africa and Arab world, dies at age 76. Read more..

By SAM ROBERTS - The New York Times

For Driverless Cars, Citylike Test Sites Offer the Unpredictable

Car makers are setting up test sites, made to resemble typical American road infrastructure, to secretly perfect self-driving vehicle technology away from competitors, detractors and media. Read more..

By NEAL E. BOUDETTE - The New York Times

Negotiating Tariffs With China as Britain Considers Surveillance Laws

John Kerry is to lead economic talks in Beijing, while legislation in Britain could force tech companies to share encrypted messages with the government. Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

Prevention Magazine Will Become Ad-Free

Health and wellness magazine Prevention announces it will become ad-free starting with July issue; publisher Rodale says change will raise subscription rate, but will reduce its operating expenses by more than 50 percent. Read more..

By SYDNEY EMBER - The New York Times

Researchers Uncover a Flaw in Europe’s Tough Privacy Rules

Bits blog; latest research by computer scientists reveals flaw in Europe's so-called right to be forgotten law, which gives individuals right to be removed from from online searches, casting doubts on law's success. Read more..

By MARK SCOTT - The New York Times

The Trump Show, a Hit for Now, Faces a Test in the Fall

Jim Rutenberg Mediator column contends Donald J Trump's presidential campaign, which has dominated ratings and attention throughout new-media landscape, is in fact media campaign that should be called Trump Productions Inc, rather than being labeled presidential; wonders whether efficacy of campaign will continue as presidential election nears, or if Trump's approach will end up serving Hillary Rodham Clinton well. Read more..

By JIM RUTENBERG - The New York Times

The U.S. Is Failing in Infant Mortality, Starting at One Month Old

The United States does worse than about two dozen other industrialized nations in this crucial measure of public health. Read more..

By AARON E. CARROLL - The New York Times

Why the Economic Payoff From Technology Is So Elusive

McKinsey & Co study finds advance of digital technology has had lackluster effect upon economy, with prolonged slow growth and productivity remaining slack; finds only 18 percent of economy is realizing its digital potential by becoming more productive and profitable as result of technological innnovations; government has spent billions of dollars in subsidies to bring medicine into digital age, to seemingly little avail. Read more..

By STEVE LOHR - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Apple AAPL 97.99 101.89 97.55 98.63 23.3M
Pfizer PFE 34.70 34.99 34.62 34.93 20.4M
General Electric GE 30.00 30.23 29.95 30.12 18.7M
Microsoft MSFT 51.99 52.35 51.89 52.13 18.2M
AT&T Inc. T 39.22 39.48 39.18 39.34 16.7M
Cisco Systems CSCO 29.07 29.41 29.06 29.10 16.2M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 39.19 39.64 39.12 39.44 16.1M
Intel INTC 31.64 31.82 31.58 31.68 15.1M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 50.24 50.87 50.19 50.49 14.5M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 64.64 65.76 64.60 65.28 13.2M
Facebook FB 118.62 119.43 118.36 118.79 12.7M
General Motors GM 29.85 30.04 29.72 29.99 11M
Coca-Cola KO 45.09 45.48 45.08 45.37 10.3M
Verizon Communications VZ 51.06 51.09 50.65 50.71 10.1M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 73.42 75.12 73.41 74.29 9.6M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 39.25 39.38 39.05 39.17 9.16M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 71.52 71.55 71.00 71.05 9.02M
HP Inc. HPQ 13.43 13.70 13.43 13.67 8.69M
Gilead Sciences GILD 86.17 87.87 86.10 87.60 8.6M
ExxonMobil XOM 88.87 89.50 88.69 89.34 8.57M
Home Depot HD 130.82 130.87 128.47 129.19 8.05M
Schlumberger SLB 76.56 79.28 76.22 79.09 8.02M
ConocoPhillips COP 44.80 45.63 44.47 45.52 7.81M
Visa V 80.29 80.90 80.17 80.54 7.62M
Boeing BA 127.60 132.08 127.45 131.90 7M
Merck MRK 56.66 57.37 56.65 57.17 6.9M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 114.97 116.00 114.93 115.77 6.35M
Comcast CMCSA 63.71 63.90 63.22 63.40 5.96M
Chevron CVX 101.34 102.04 100.92 101.17 5.95M
Procter & Gamble PG 82.40 82.83 82.23 82.77 5.29M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 98.96 99.12 98.47 98.78 4.99M
McDonald's MCD 121.79 122.17 121.21 122.00 4.9M
Altria MO 65.46 65.65 64.88 65.20 4.81M
Union Pacific UNP 86.42 87.14 85.93 86.85 4.36M
United Technologies UTX 100.74 101.57 100.51 101.36 3.77M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 136.92 138.39 136.51 138.15 2.96M
Pepsico PEP 102.54 103.06 102.23 102.70 2.94M
Amazon AMZN 726.50 731.50 724.42 726.73 2.7M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 141.62 142.50 141.39 141.82 2.69M
International Business Machines IBM 153.09 153.95 152.34 152.73 2.38M
Amgen AMGN 159.58 160.75 158.89 160.19 1.9M
3M MMM 168.85 170.59 168.59 170.08 1.51M
Alphabet GOOGL 738.50 738.50 728.29 730.06 1.5M
Exchange Rates of June 06, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0.880 EUR 1 EUR = 1.136 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 107.529 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0.692 GBP 1 GBP = 1.445 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1.357 AUD 1 AUD = 0.737 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.282 CAD 1 CAD = 0.780 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.971 CHF 1 CHF = 1.030 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.564 CNY 1 CNY = 0.152 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 18.673 MXN 1 MXN = 0.054 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8.127 SEK 1 SEK = 0.123 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 122.095 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.785 GBP 1 GBP = 1.273 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.541 AUD 1 AUD = 0.649 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.456 CAD 1 CAD = 0.687 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.102 CHF 1 CHF = 0.907 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 7.453 CNY 1 CNY = 0.134 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 21.202 MXN 1 MXN = 0.047 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9.228 SEK 1 SEK = 0.108 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.006 GBP 1 GBP = 156.250 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.013 AUD 1 AUD = 79.365 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 = 111.111 JPY
Japanese Yen Chinese Yuan 1 JPY = 0.061 CNY 1 CNY = 16.393 JPY
Japanese Yen Mexican Peso 1 JPY = 0.174 MXN 1 MXN = 5.760 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0.076 SEK 1 SEK = 13.245 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.961 AUD 1 AUD = 0.510 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.853 CAD 1 CAD = 0.540 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.403 CHF 1 CHF = 0.713 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 9.487 CNY 1 CNY = 0.105 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 26.989 MXN 1 MXN = 0.037 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 11.746 SEK 1 SEK = 0.085 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.945 CAD 1 CAD = 1.058 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.715 CHF 1 CHF = 1.398 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4.838 CNY 1 CNY = 0.207 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 13.761 MXN 1 MXN = 0.073 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 5.989 SEK 1 SEK = 0.167 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.757 CHF 1 CHF = 1.321 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5.120 CNY 1 CNY = 0.195 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 14.565 MXN 1 MXN = 0.069 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6.337 SEK 1 SEK = 0.158 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.763 CNY 1 CNY = 0.148 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 19.236 MXN 1 MXN = 0.052 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 8.370 SEK 1 SEK = 0.119 CHF
Chinese Yuan Swidish Krona 1 CNY = 1.238 SEK 1 SEK = 0.808 CNY

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