Financial news on October 06, 2017

Business and Financial news
A Going-Away Message: AOL Instant Messenger Is Shutting Down

Though the chat service was superseded in recent years, it was remembered fondly by some users as the scene of many adolescent and young-adult memories. Read more..

By DANIEL VICTOR - The New York Times

California Treasurer Urges State Pension Funds to Drop Gun Sellers

Moving against retailers would be an escalation of the state’s efforts to excise connections to guns from the nation’s largest pension system. Read more..

By DANNY HAKIM - The New York Times

Company Scrambles as Weinstein Takes Leave and a Third of the Board Resigns

The moves came as employees and business partners of the company voiced concern about sexual harassment allegations, revealed in a New York Times investigation. Read more..

By MEGAN TWOHEY and NIRAJ CHOKSHI - The New York Times

Fafsa Student Aid Form Available, Along With I.R.S. Data Tool

The filing season began this month, and it’s possible again to retrieve tax data. But the data is masked on the form. Read more..

By ANN CARRNS - The New York Times

Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: More Uber Drama, and Few Answers From Facebook

Uber’s board voted to make nice on a set of corporate governance changes, while Facebook’s Russia drama continued. Read more..

By FARHAD MANJOO and MIKE ISAAC - The New York Times

Firm Behind ‘Fearless Girl’ Statue Underpaid Women, U.S. Says

State Street Corporation, which denies the Labor Department’s claims, has agreed to pay $5 million to settle allegations of compensation discrimination. Read more..

By MATT STEVENS - The New York Times

France Has ‘Champagne,’ Portugal Has ‘Port.’ Should Australia Have ‘Uggs?’

A legal fight over the boots irritates Australians, including the prime minister, who say too many of their famous names are taken by others. Read more..

By JACQUELINE WILLIAMS - The New York Times

How to Plan for the Unforeseen

The financial effects of unexpected events like death or illness can be blunted or controlled with some preparation, advisers say. Read more..

By PAUL SULLIVAN - The New York Times

Standard Chartered Faces Inquiry Over $1.4 Billion Transfer by Indonesians

The London-based bank told regulators about the issue after the money was moved in 2015 by clients with links to the military. Read more..

By CHAD BRAY - The New York Times

Top Fox News Lawyer, Dianne Brandi, Takes Voluntary Leave

Ms. Brandi, a member of Fox News’s senior leadership, was closely involved with how the network dealt with women who complained of sexual harassment. Read more..

By EMILY STEEL and MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE24.4124.5424.1324.3939.7M
AT&T Inc.T38.8439.0538.5438.5922.4M
General MotorsGM44.0445.1744.0044.9320.2M
IntelINTC39.6039.8939.4239.6318.1M
ComcastCMCSA38.3138.4537.9538.0116.7M
AppleAAPL154.97155.49154.56155.3016.4M
Oracle Corp.ORCL48.6448.7048.2248.4016.2M
MicrosoftMSFT75.6776.0375.5476.0013.7M
Cisco SystemsCSCO33.6533.7833.5233.7513.4M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ49.0449.2048.6648.8113.2M
FacebookFB170.25172.37169.75172.2312.7M
PfizerPFE35.9936.1435.9436.0511.2M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC55.4855.6855.2255.5811M
HP Inc.HPQ20.2020.6120.2020.5810.6M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM97.5597.6496.4796.929.03M
AltriaMO63.6963.7862.3262.558.98M
MerckMRK64.7064.9064.3764.556.79M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY63.8965.0363.8364.816.02M
ExxonMobilXOM81.7781.8981.3681.716.01M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT78.7879.1778.2579.005.87M
Gilead SciencesGILD82.9483.2281.9582.145.73M
SchlumbergerSLB68.7268.7267.8768.345.63M
Coca-ColaKO45.3945.5245.2845.495.29M
Procter & GamblePG92.0092.3591.8892.335.24M
VisaV106.29106.96105.87106.734.57M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT54.9055.0654.5155.004.19M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS99.95100.2799.34100.074.16M
ConocoPhillipsCOP49.1549.4448.7048.863.9M
AmazonAMZN975.64995.75975.64989.583.72M
McDonald'sMCD158.58160.13158.58159.603.54M
ChevronCVX117.95118.15116.80117.033.52M
PepsicoPEP110.17110.67109.92110.403.24M
Home DepotHD166.18166.63165.74165.852.87M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH197.90199.99197.51198.062.75M
BoeingBA258.00258.90257.06258.582.64M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B187.20187.62186.05187.432.6M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ133.00133.25132.48133.222.46M
International Business MachinesIBM146.64146.85146.32146.482.25M
Union PacificUNP113.94114.72113.04113.952.19M
AmgenAMGN186.46188.24185.16185.821.83M
United TechnologiesUTX117.90118.28117.60118.231.79M
AlphabetGOOGL980.00994.26978.51993.641.49M
3MMMM216.00216.54215.27216.521.41M
Exchange Rates of October 06, 2017
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarEuro1 USD = 0.852 EUR1 EUR = 1.173 USD
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 112.545 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US DollarPound Sterling1 USD = 0.765 GBP1 GBP = 1.307 USD
US DollarAustralian Dollar1 USD = 1.285 AUD1 AUD = 0.778 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.253 CAD1 CAD = 0.798 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0.979 CHF1 CHF = 1.022 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.653 CNY1 CNY = 0.150 USD
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 18.545 MXN1 MXN = 0.054 USD
US DollarSwidish Krona1 USD = 8.112 SEK1 SEK = 0.123 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 132.068 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.898 GBP1 GBP = 1.114 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.497 AUD1 AUD = 0.668 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.463 CAD1 CAD = 0.684 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.148 CHF1 CHF = 0.871 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 7.802 CNY1 CNY = 0.128 EUR
EuroMexican Peso1 EUR = 21.735 MXN1 MXN = 0.046 EUR
EuroSwidish Krona1 EUR = 9.519 SEK1 SEK = 0.105 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.007 GBP1 GBP = 147.059 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0.011 AUD1 AUD = 87.719 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.011 CAD1 CAD = 90.090 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0.009 CHF1 CHF = 114.943 JPY
Japanese YenChinese Yuan1 JPY = 0.059 CNY1 CNY = 16.949 JPY
Japanese YenMexican Peso1 JPY = 0.165 MXN1 MXN = 6.079 JPY
Japanese YenSwidish Krona1 JPY = 0.072 SEK1 SEK = 13.966 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1.680 AUD1 AUD = 0.595 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.638 CAD1 CAD = 0.611 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.279 CHF1 CHF = 0.782 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 8.695 CNY1 CNY = 0.115 GBP
Pound SterlingMexican Peso1 GBP = 24.211 MXN1 MXN = 0.041 GBP
Pound SterlingSwidish Krona1 GBP = 10.601 SEK1 SEK = 0.094 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.973 CAD1 CAD = 1.028 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.761 CHF1 CHF = 1.314 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5.175 CNY1 CNY = 0.193 AUD
Australian DollarMexican Peso1 AUD = 14.436 MXN1 MXN = 0.069 AUD
Australian DollarSwidish Krona1 AUD = 6.310 SEK1 SEK = 0.158 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.780 CHF1 CHF = 1.282 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5.316 CNY1 CNY = 0.188 CAD
Canadian DollarMexican Peso1 CAD = 14.829 MXN1 MXN = 0.067 CAD
Canadian DollarSwidish Krona1 CAD = 6.481 SEK1 SEK = 0.154 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.803 CNY1 CNY = 0.147 CHF
Swiss FrancMexican Peso1 CHF = 18.926 MXN1 MXN = 0.053 CHF
Swiss FrancSwidish Krona1 CHF = 8.291 SEK1 SEK = 0.121 CHF

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