Financial news on August 07, 2007

Business and Financial news
Asia | India: Wal-Mart Wholesale Deal Set

Wal-Mart Stores and the Bharti Group of India have agreed to set up wholesale stores and a supply chain in India, eight months after they signed an initial agreement. Their venture will open its first wholesale store by the end of 2008, according ... Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

From the Self-Referential Dept.

There appears to be a great desire to believe that Fake Steve Jobs just might be the real one. Reaction and counterreaction to the unveiling of the Apple chief’s alter ego. Read more..

By DAMON DARLIN - The New York Times

Jack Cole, Creator of People Locator, Dead at 87

Mr. Cole was a businessman who used early computer technology to sort the world — or at least millions of the people in it — by street address. Read more..

By MARGALIT FOX - The New York Times

Japan: Broad Survey Points to Growth

Japan’s broadest indicator of the outlook for growth signaled for the first time in eight months that the economy would expand. The leading index climbed to 80 percent in June, the Cabinet Office said, the first time it has been at or over 50 sinc... Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

Once Tainted, Nardelli Now Has Chrysler’s Keys

Robert L. Nardelli is being given the chance to try to bring off two comebacks: Chrysler’s, and his own. Read more..

By MICHELINE MAYNARD - The New York Times

Quick Bits: Dell Tries Zing, Steve Case Sells Lime, Palm Hears Silence

Hot stories today from Microsoft, Apple, Palm, Buy.com, Dell and more. Read more..

By SAUL HANSELL - The New York Times

Sun Microsystems Announces Faster Chip

UltraSPARC T2, the new chip, is twice as fast as the previous generation and will be available this year. Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

The Browns Finally Sign Someone! (But Not a Player)

The Cleveland Browns of the N.F.L. are taking a unique approach to online ticket reselling: The team doesn’t take a cut. Read more..

By BRAD STONE - The New York Times

The Dalai Lama and Understanding Wikipedia

Lessons from the Wikimania conference in Taipei: Why people contribute, how to resolve conflicts and how many editors is enough. Read more..

By NOAM COHEN - The New York Times

U.S. Supports Patent Ruling in a Setback for Qualcomm

The Bush administration on Monday let stand an earlier ruling that requires Qualcomm to pay licensing fees to its competitor Broadcom. Read more..

By MATT RICHTEL - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Cisco Systems CSCO 29.52 29.86 28.93 29.69 80.7M
Intel INTC 24.04 24.32 23.75 24.13 59.8M
Pfizer PFE 24.13 24.63 23.95 24.35 51.8M
Microsoft MSFT 29.33 29.79 29.05 29.55 49.2M
General Electric GE 38.89 39.73 38.74 39.48 46.7M
ExxonMobil XOM 83.15 86.48 82.52 85.70 35.9M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 19.86 20.08 19.50 19.68 34.5M
Apple AAPL 134.94 137.24 132.63 135.03 33.9M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 44.99 46.05 44.15 45.34 30.6M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 34.25 35.30 34.25 34.89 29.3M
Home Depot HD 36.55 37.07 35.92 36.40 28.4M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 54.66 55.09 52.50 54.30 25.2M
AT&T Inc. T 40.14 40.75 39.80 40.46 24.3M
ConocoPhillips COP 77.89 80.94 77.20 79.98 20.8M
Comcast CMCSA 25.46 26.34 25.36 25.88 19.9M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 46.80 47.48 46.55 47.06 19.2M
Procter & Gamble PG 64.23 65.79 64.23 65.23 19.2M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 61.75 62.40 61.55 62.08 18.1M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 28.28 29.09 28.28 28.92 16.4M
HP Inc. HPQ 48.35 48.99 47.96 48.48 15.7M
Chevron CVX 81.33 83.89 80.52 83.18 15.3M
Schlumberger SLB 86.57 89.54 86.32 88.76 14.8M
Verizon Communications VZ 42.93 43.69 42.93 43.11 14.5M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 33.95 34.85 33.85 34.55 14.3M
Merck MRK 50.88 52.35 50.80 51.63 13.5M
Amgen AMGN 51.20 51.99 50.96 51.39 11.7M
Coca-Cola KO 53.95 54.79 53.71 54.46 11.3M
Altria MO 68.93 69.85 68.10 69.22 10.2M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 48.36 49.07 45.82 47.99 9.5M
Pepsico PEP 68.19 69.83 67.95 69.16 9.07M
Alphabet GOOGL 509.75 519.88 509.04 516.02 8.52M
Amazon AMZN 78.55 80.00 77.89 79.14 8.06M
International Business Machines IBM 113.02 114.17 112.25 113.53 8.02M
Gilead Sciences GILD 37.70 38.25 37.23 37.86 7.54M
McDonald's MCD 49.00 50.30 49.00 49.73 7.28M
United Technologies UTX 74.84 74.85 73.52 74.15 5.5M
Boeing BA 103.70 104.12 102.30 103.22 5.25M
3M MMM 86.96 88.71 86.95 88.03 4.51M
Union Pacific UNP 114.30 118.14 113.01 116.87 3.32M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3671.00 3692.00 3650.50 3692.00 23.3K
Exchange Rates of August 07, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 118.810 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.055 CAD 1 CAD = 0.948 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.197 CHF 1 CHF = 0.835 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7.570 CNY 1 CNY = 0.132 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 163.210 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.680 GBP 1 GBP = 1.472 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.607 AUD 1 AUD = 0.622 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.449 CAD 1 CAD = 0.690 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.644 CHF 1 CHF = 0.608 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.416 GBP 1 GBP = 2.403 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.984 AUD 1 AUD = 1.016 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.887 CAD 1 CAD = 1.127 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.007 CHF 1 CHF = 0.993 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.365 AUD 1 AUD = 0.423 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.132 CAD 1 CAD = 0.469 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.419 CHF 1 CHF = 0.413 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.901 CAD 1 CAD = 1.110 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 1.023 CHF 1 CHF = 0.978 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.134 CHF 1 CHF = 0.882 CAD

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