Financial news on March 06, 2007

Business and Financial news
A.M.D. Says Pricing Battle May Affect Its Revenue Goal

As the price war with Intel continued to take its toll, shares of Advanced Micro Devices fell 23 cents, or 1.6 percent. Read more..

By LAURIE J. FLYNN - The New York Times

AT&T Investors Will Have Their Say

AT&T is among a group of companies that have tried to stonewall say-on-pay proposals from shareholders. Read more..

By GRETCHEN MORGENSON - The New York Times

Chief Says Chrysler Unit May Be Sold

Speaking in Geneva, the chief executive of DaimlerChrysler said the all options were open for the Chrysler Group’s financing arm. Read more..

By DOW JONES - The New York Times

Critics of Lending Practices Adopt a Harder Edge

A coalition of organizations plans to introduce a marketing campaign comparing the effects of so-called unfair lending practices with the havoc wreaked by natural disasters. Read more..

By STUART ELLIOTT - The New York Times

In Florida, a Company Finds a New Way to Sell Hurricane Insurance

As most big insurers cut back coverage, one businessman is using a nonprofit model for well-off customers. Read more..

By JOSEPH B. TREASTER - The New York Times

Rethinking the Banquet Menu

With budgets tight, conference planners are feeling squeezed as they try to balance rising food and labor costs with increasingly sophisticated palates. Read more..

By KARLA COOK - The New York Times

Subprime Lender Under Inquiry Puts Some Workers on Leave

The Fremont General Corporation put some of its staff on paid leave “pending further information” and said it would stop offering subprime mortgages. Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

Venture Capitalists Move From Web to Algae

Investors are searching for a holy grail that symbolizes wealth in both profits and what’s good for the environment. Read more..

By CLIFFORD KRAUSS - The New York Times

Wal-Mart Says Worker Taped Reporter’s Calls

A computer systems technician secretly taped calls with a reporter for The Times, a spokeswoman said. Read more..

By JULIE CRESWELL - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 19,34 19,40 19,15 19,40 66.9M
Cisco Systems CSCO 25,79 26,07 25,70 25,96 51.8M
Microsoft MSFT 27,80 27,94 27,65 27,83 49.4M
Pfizer PFE 24,99 25,26 24,79 25,19 40.8M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 16,52 16,92 16,49 16,88 38.3M
General Electric GE 34,73 34,84 34,52 34,72 34M
ExxonMobil XOM 70,71 71,02 70,20 71,00 26.6M
Apple AAPL 87,80 88,31 87,40 88,19 25.8M
Comcast CMCSA 25,51 26,22 25,21 25,88 24.8M
AT&T Inc. T 35,89 36,18 35,66 36,00 23.3M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 53,00 53,08 52,37 52,87 20.5M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 62,15 62,22 61,37 61,70 19.2M
HP Inc. HPQ 39,04 39,81 39,02 39,43 18.6M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 47,97 48,68 47,43 48,52 17.8M
Home Depot HD 38,57 39,02 38,43 38,80 17.5M
Verizon Communications VZ 36,54 36,70 36,19 36,48 15.1M
Alphabet GOOGL 447,47 459,00 447,38 457,55 15.1M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 47,84 48,29 47,75 48,04 14.9M
Altria MO 83,37 84,56 83,08 84,42 14.7M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 34,45 34,75 34,20 34,66 14.5M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 54,37 54,50 53,54 53,98 13.3M
Amazon AMZN 37,69 38,66 37,41 38,58 12.8M
ConocoPhillips COP 65,02 65,96 64,89 65,82 12.6M
Coca-Cola KO 46,69 47,06 46,55 46,93 12.5M
Amgen AMGN 62,29 62,66 61,70 62,30 12.5M
Procter & Gamble PG 62,82 63,07 62,45 62,94 12M
Merck MRK 44,25 44,96 44,20 44,29 11.9M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 33,85 34,55 33,75 34,37 11.5M
Chevron CVX 67,25 67,71 66,77 67,67 11.5M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 26,49 27,01 26,40 27,01 9.46M
International Business Machines IBM 92,40 93,89 92,26 93,80 9.18M
Schlumberger SLB 62,62 63,54 62,31 63,28 8.06M
McDonald's MCD 43,17 43,25 42,31 43,10 7.31M
Pepsico PEP 62,96 63,32 62,89 62,96 5.54M
United Technologies UTX 63,83 64,27 63,60 64,18 4.86M
Gilead Sciences GILD 70,35 71,22 69,59 70,72 4.48M
3M MMM 73,33 73,69 73,00 73,47 4.31M
Boeing BA 87,25 88,03 87,05 87,82 3.32M
Union Pacific UNP 96,12 97,34 95,97 96,21 2.73M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3588,00 3592,00 3560,00 3576,00 12.3K
Exchange Rates of March 06, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 116,600 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,176 CAD 1 CAD = 0,850 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,223 CHF 1 CHF = 0,818 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7,742 CNY 1 CNY = 0,129 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 153,070 JPY 1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,680 GBP 1 GBP = 1,471 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,694 AUD 1 AUD = 0,590 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,544 CAD 1 CAD = 0,648 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,606 CHF 1 CHF = 0,623 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,444 GBP 1 GBP = 2,254 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,106 AUD 1 AUD = 0,904 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,009 CAD 1 CAD = 0,992 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,049 CHF 1 CHF = 0,953 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,492 AUD 1 AUD = 0,401 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,272 CAD 1 CAD = 0,440 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,362 CHF 1 CHF = 0,423 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,911 CAD 1 CAD = 1,097 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,947 CHF 1 CHF = 1,056 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1,039 CHF 1 CHF = 0,962 CAD

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