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

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 14.76 15.40 14.51 14.85 117M
General Electric GE 10.90 10.91 10.57 10.65 108M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 27.28 28.05 27.01 27.25 73.7M
Microsoft MSFT 18.76 19.14 18.63 18.76 65.8M
Cisco Systems CSCO 17.20 17.25 16.58 16.85 59.9M
Intel INTC 15.60 15.78 15.26 15.45 52.7M
Pfizer PFE 13.62 13.71 13.46 13.51 50.1M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 18.79 18.86 18.36 18.54 29M
ExxonMobil XOM 69.03 69.25 68.03 68.71 28M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 43.11 43.68 42.62 42.92 27.1M
AT&T Inc. T 25.77 25.84 25.29 25.53 25.6M
Comcast CMCSA 14.10 14.25 13.99 14.04 25.3M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 21.40 23.76 20.70 23.45 21.5M
Apple AAPL 116.53 116.67 114.19 115.00 19.2M
ConocoPhillips COP 40.40 40.42 39.47 39.69 17.3M
Home Depot HD 24.47 24.64 24.13 24.37 16.8M
Verizon Communications VZ 32.33 32.33 31.43 31.72 15.5M
Altria MO 16.13 16.53 16.00 16.29 14.7M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 52.96 53.02 52.00 52.39 14.3M
HP Inc. HPQ 33.13 33.57 32.79 33.31 13.9M
Merck MRK 26.54 26.57 26.01 26.27 13.3M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 51.89 52.00 51.28 51.36 13.1M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 20.27 20.49 20.16 20.29 11.7M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 19.38 19.38 19.03 19.12 11.6M
Chevron CVX 69.06 69.17 67.92 68.40 11.1M
Procter & Gamble PG 49.42 49.42 48.53 48.68 9.8M
International Business Machines IBM 100.17 100.50 98.52 98.75 8.77M
Schlumberger SLB 43.11 43.51 42.25 42.99 8.33M
Gilead Sciences GILD 47.68 48.25 47.06 47.43 8.27M
Coca-Cola KO 44.84 45.17 44.46 44.62 7.83M
Alphabet GOOGL 362.60 363.75 355.31 358.65 7.35M
McDonald's MCD 55.64 55.77 54.60 55.40 7.13M
Visa V 58.38 58.76 57.07 57.15 6.78M
Amgen AMGN 47.48 47.94 46.89 47.38 6.69M
Union Pacific UNP 43.87 44.15 42.28 42.63 6.17M
Boeing BA 37.51 37.69 36.51 36.64 6.02M
United Technologies UTX 45.58 46.08 44.90 45.16 5.86M
Amazon AMZN 76.97 77.08 74.88 75.51 5.75M
Pepsico PEP 52.56 52.64 52.03 52.25 5.55M
3M MMM 51.51 51.61 50.67 50.80 4.06M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3000.00 3000.00 2879.00 2920.00 30.1K
Exchange Rates of April 07, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 100.530 JPY 1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.237 CAD 1 CAD = 0.808 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.143 CHF 1 CHF = 0.875 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.837 CNY 1 CNY = 0.146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 133.330 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.900 GBP 1 GBP = 1.111 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.867 AUD 1 AUD = 0.536 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.642 CAD 1 CAD = 0.609 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.516 CHF 1 CHF = 0.660 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 9.069 CNY 1 CNY = 0.110 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.675 GBP 1 GBP = 1.482 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.399 AUD 1 AUD = 0.715 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.230 CAD 1 CAD = 0.813 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.137 CHF 1 CHF = 0.880 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.074 AUD 1 AUD = 0.482 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.824 CAD 1 CAD = 0.548 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.684 CHF 1 CHF = 0.594 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10.062 CNY 1 CNY = 0.099 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.879 CAD 1 CAD = 1.138 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.812 CHF 1 CHF = 1.232 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4.864 CNY 1 CNY = 0.206 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.923 CHF 1 CHF = 1.083 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5.527 CNY 1 CNY = 0.181 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 5.980 CNY 1 CNY = 0.167 CHF

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