Financial news on August 07, 2009

Business and Financial news
Citigroup Considers Changes at Phibro

Citigroup may be considering a deal that would give control of its Phibro commodities business to Andrew J. Hall, whose nine-figure salary has become a political hot potato. Read more..

By ERIC DASH - The New York Times

Governors Fear Added Costs in Health Care Overhaul

Some worry that Congress will give the states expensive new Medicaid obligations without providing enough new money to pay for them. Read more..

By CLIFFORD KRAUSS - The New York Times

Morgan Will Pay Back $950 Million in Aid

With the repayment of a warrant, Morgan frees itself of help that came with strings attached, like oversight over salaries and bonuses. Read more..

By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE14.5314.8814.3914.7095.8M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC28.4129.3528.0028.7671.6M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM41.2843.1341.1842.3665.7M
IntelINTC18.9119.0018.5018.5059.4M
Cisco SystemsCSCO22.4922.7422.1522.1946.9M
MicrosoftMSFT23.7523.8223.5023.5646.2M
PfizerPFE15.9116.1715.8815.9639.8M
ComcastCMCSA15.0215.3014.8714.9631.4M
Oracle Corp.ORCL21.4321.8421.3721.4325.6M
AT&T Inc.T25.7725.8525.5925.6219.7M
HP Inc.HPQ42.8543.7342.4743.5419.3M
ExxonMobilXOM70.0170.3969.3569.4718M
Home DepotHD26.7327.4826.6127.2616.4M
Procter & GamblePG51.8452.8251.4652.0316.3M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT43.9644.0343.7243.8414.7M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS25.6326.8325.6026.6914.6M
AppleAAPL165.49166.60164.80165.5113.8M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT49.2849.5048.9449.2913.4M
MerckMRK29.7130.5029.4530.1013M
AltriaMO17.7217.8317.6017.7111.1M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ31.1631.3530.9731.0811M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ59.9660.4359.8559.909.97M
ConocoPhillipsCOP44.7144.8343.9244.079.28M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY21.9122.1821.8021.909.28M
ChevronCVX69.6870.1569.1569.509.09M
AmgenAMGN61.5561.5959.9760.498.68M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH26.0826.6525.9926.518.51M
McDonald'sMCD55.1055.4054.7955.208.14M
Gilead SciencesGILD46.3446.5045.6045.767.94M
SchlumbergerSLB54.3654.7652.4253.257.55M
PepsicoPEP58.1058.2157.5557.746.87M
BoeingBA45.8947.2145.3846.696.69M
Coca-ColaKO49.6649.7549.1749.346.65M
International Business MachinesIBM118.11119.91118.11119.335.76M
AmazonAMZN84.1085.9684.1085.325.63M
United TechnologiesUTX55.5756.0055.1155.595.6M
AlphabetGOOGL455.67459.42454.99457.105.08M
Union PacificUNP60.4162.7560.2761.374.55M
3MMMM72.6873.5072.3272.904.46M
VisaV69.2469.6568.7369.173.85M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3550.003569.003466.003540.0061.6K
Exchange Rates of August 07, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 97.400 JPY1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.081 CAD1 CAD = 0.925 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.081 CHF1 CHF = 0.925 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.832 CNY1 CNY = 0.146 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 138.380 JPY1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.850 GBP1 GBP = 1.176 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.694 AUD1 AUD = 0.590 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.533 CAD1 CAD = 0.652 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.534 CHF1 CHF = 0.652 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 9.694 CNY1 CNY = 0.103 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.614 GBP1 GBP = 1.628 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.223 AUD1 AUD = 0.817 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.108 CAD1 CAD = 0.903 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.108 CHF1 CHF = 0.902 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1.994 AUD1 AUD = 0.501 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.803 CAD1 CAD = 0.555 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.803 CHF1 CHF = 0.555 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 11.389 CNY1 CNY = 0.088 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.905 CAD1 CAD = 1.105 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.905 CHF1 CHF = 1.105 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5.715 CNY1 CNY = 0.175 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.999 CHF1 CHF = 1.001 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 6.318 CNY1 CNY = 0.158 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.320 CNY1 CNY = 0.158 CHF

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