Financial news on April 07, 2009

Business and Financial news
Chief of Struggling Aer Lingus Resigns

The resignation of Dermot Mannion comes a month after the company ruled out any chance of a pretax profit this year amid a severe recession and stiff competition. Read more..

By CAROLINE BROTHERS - The New York Times

Economy Falling Years Behind Full Speed

The slack economy’s loss of output is running at $1 trillion a year, and it will take years for employers, investors and consumers to bring it back to full speed. Read more..

By LOUIS UCHITELLE - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC14.7615.4014.5114.85117M
General ElectricGE10.9010.9110.5710.65108M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM27.2828.0527.0127.2573.7M
MicrosoftMSFT18.7619.1418.6318.7665.8M
Cisco SystemsCSCO17.2017.2516.5816.8559.9M
IntelINTC15.6015.7815.2615.4552.7M
PfizerPFE13.6213.7113.4613.5150.1M
Oracle Corp.ORCL18.7918.8618.3618.5429M
ExxonMobilXOM69.0369.2568.0368.7128M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT43.1143.6842.6242.9227.1M
AT&T Inc.T25.7725.8425.2925.5325.6M
ComcastCMCSA14.1014.2513.9914.0425.3M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH21.4023.7620.7023.4521.5M
AppleAAPL116.53116.67114.19115.0019.2M
ConocoPhillipsCOP40.4040.4239.4739.6917.3M
Home DepotHD24.4724.6424.1324.3716.8M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ32.3332.3331.4331.7215.5M
AltriaMO16.1316.5316.0016.2914.7M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT52.9653.0252.0052.3914.3M
HP Inc.HPQ33.1333.5732.7933.3113.9M
MerckMRK26.5426.5726.0126.2713.3M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ51.8952.0051.2851.3613.1M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY20.2720.4920.1620.2911.7M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS19.3819.3819.0319.1211.6M
ChevronCVX69.0669.1767.9268.4011.1M
Procter & GamblePG49.4249.4248.5348.689.8M
International Business MachinesIBM100.17100.5098.5298.758.77M
SchlumbergerSLB43.1143.5142.2542.998.33M
Gilead SciencesGILD47.6848.2547.0647.438.27M
Coca-ColaKO44.8445.1744.4644.627.83M
AlphabetGOOGL362.60363.75355.31358.657.35M
McDonald'sMCD55.6455.7754.6055.407.13M
VisaV58.3858.7657.0757.156.78M
AmgenAMGN47.4847.9446.8947.386.69M
Union PacificUNP43.8744.1542.2842.636.17M
BoeingBA37.5137.6936.5136.646.02M
United TechnologiesUTX45.5846.0844.9045.165.86M
AmazonAMZN76.9777.0874.8875.515.75M
PepsicoPEP52.5652.6452.0352.255.55M
3MMMM51.5151.6150.6750.804.06M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3000.003000.002879.002920.0030.1K
Exchange Rates of April 07, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 100.530 JPY1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.237 CAD1 CAD = 0.808 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.143 CHF1 CHF = 0.875 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.837 CNY1 CNY = 0.146 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 133.330 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.900 GBP1 GBP = 1.111 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.867 AUD1 AUD = 0.536 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.642 CAD1 CAD = 0.609 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.516 CHF1 CHF = 0.660 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 9.069 CNY1 CNY = 0.110 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.675 GBP1 GBP = 1.482 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.399 AUD1 AUD = 0.715 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.230 CAD1 CAD = 0.813 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.137 CHF1 CHF = 0.880 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.074 AUD1 AUD = 0.482 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.824 CAD1 CAD = 0.548 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.684 CHF1 CHF = 0.594 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 10.062 CNY1 CNY = 0.099 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.879 CAD1 CAD = 1.138 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.812 CHF1 CHF = 1.232 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 4.864 CNY1 CNY = 0.206 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.923 CHF1 CHF = 1.083 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5.527 CNY1 CNY = 0.181 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 5.980 CNY1 CNY = 0.167 CHF

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