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

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 14.53 14.88 14.39 14.70 95.8M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 28.41 29.35 28.00 28.76 71.6M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 41.28 43.13 41.18 42.36 65.7M
Intel INTC 18.91 19.00 18.50 18.50 59.4M
Cisco Systems CSCO 22.49 22.74 22.15 22.19 46.9M
Microsoft MSFT 23.75 23.82 23.50 23.56 46.2M
Pfizer PFE 15.91 16.17 15.88 15.96 39.8M
Comcast CMCSA 15.02 15.30 14.87 14.96 31.4M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 21.43 21.84 21.37 21.43 25.6M
AT&T Inc. T 25.77 25.85 25.59 25.62 19.7M
HP Inc. HPQ 42.85 43.73 42.47 43.54 19.3M
ExxonMobil XOM 70.01 70.39 69.35 69.47 18M
Home Depot HD 26.73 27.48 26.61 27.26 16.4M
Procter & Gamble PG 51.84 52.82 51.46 52.03 16.3M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 43.96 44.03 43.72 43.84 14.7M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 25.63 26.83 25.60 26.69 14.6M
Apple AAPL 165.49 166.60 164.80 165.51 13.8M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 49.28 49.50 48.94 49.29 13.4M
Merck MRK 29.71 30.50 29.45 30.10 13M
Altria MO 17.72 17.83 17.60 17.71 11.1M
Verizon Communications VZ 31.16 31.35 30.97 31.08 11M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 59.96 60.43 59.85 59.90 9.97M
ConocoPhillips COP 44.71 44.83 43.92 44.07 9.28M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 21.91 22.18 21.80 21.90 9.28M
Chevron CVX 69.68 70.15 69.15 69.50 9.09M
Amgen AMGN 61.55 61.59 59.97 60.49 8.68M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 26.08 26.65 25.99 26.51 8.51M
McDonald's MCD 55.10 55.40 54.79 55.20 8.14M
Gilead Sciences GILD 46.34 46.50 45.60 45.76 7.94M
Schlumberger SLB 54.36 54.76 52.42 53.25 7.55M
Pepsico PEP 58.10 58.21 57.55 57.74 6.87M
Boeing BA 45.89 47.21 45.38 46.69 6.69M
Coca-Cola KO 49.66 49.75 49.17 49.34 6.65M
International Business Machines IBM 118.11 119.91 118.11 119.33 5.76M
Amazon AMZN 84.10 85.96 84.10 85.32 5.63M
United Technologies UTX 55.57 56.00 55.11 55.59 5.6M
Alphabet GOOGL 455.67 459.42 454.99 457.10 5.08M
Union Pacific UNP 60.41 62.75 60.27 61.37 4.55M
3M MMM 72.68 73.50 72.32 72.90 4.46M
Visa V 69.24 69.65 68.73 69.17 3.85M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3550.00 3569.00 3466.00 3540.00 61.6K
Exchange Rates of August 07, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 97.400 JPY 1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.081 CAD 1 CAD = 0.925 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.081 CHF 1 CHF = 0.925 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.832 CNY 1 CNY = 0.146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 138.380 JPY 1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.850 GBP 1 GBP = 1.176 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.694 AUD 1 AUD = 0.590 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.533 CAD 1 CAD = 0.652 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.534 CHF 1 CHF = 0.652 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 9.694 CNY 1 CNY = 0.103 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.614 GBP 1 GBP = 1.628 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.223 AUD 1 AUD = 0.817 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.108 CAD 1 CAD = 0.903 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.108 CHF 1 CHF = 0.902 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.994 AUD 1 AUD = 0.501 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.803 CAD 1 CAD = 0.555 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.803 CHF 1 CHF = 0.555 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 11.389 CNY 1 CNY = 0.088 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.905 CAD 1 CAD = 1.105 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.905 CHF 1 CHF = 1.105 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5.715 CNY 1 CNY = 0.175 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.999 CHF 1 CHF = 1.001 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6.318 CNY 1 CNY = 0.158 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.320 CNY 1 CNY = 0.158 CHF

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