Financial news on July 07, 2008

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By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

Blackjack Makes a Move From the Web to Television

With the premiere of “Catch 21,” a TV version of a popular online blackjack game, winners on the Internet get a chance to say “hit me” on the living room screen. Read more..

By BRIAN STELTER - The New York Times

Drilling Down: Phones’ Texting Feature Often Unused

In the United States, 82 percent of cellphone owners said that they never used text messaging, while 15 percent said that they used it every week or even more. Read more..

By ALEX MINDLIN - The New York Times

Ex-Prosecutor’s Book Accuses Bush of Murder

Vincent Bugliosi has written three No. 1 best sellers, but his latest entry on the best-seller list — a polemic with a provocative title — has largely been ignored by the press. Read more..

By TIM ARANGO - The New York Times

People and Accounts of Note

Webdenda. Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 27,10 27,47 26,84 27,10 77.5M
Microsoft MSFT 26,10 26,39 25,45 26,03 71.5M
Cisco Systems CSCO 23,20 23,39 22,36 22,57 70.6M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 24,20 24,50 22,50 23,52 58.1M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 35,50 35,95 33,56 34,04 48.9M
Pfizer PFE 17,80 17,89 17,26 17,39 47.8M
Intel INTC 20,78 21,26 20,29 20,71 47.3M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 20,78 21,33 20,61 21,09 34.6M
Merck MRK 37,59 37,99 36,21 36,60 33.2M
ExxonMobil XOM 87,86 88,88 86,38 86,95 29.6M
Apple AAPL 173,00 177,13 171,90 175,16 29.3M
AT&T Inc. T 32,69 33,20 32,14 32,68 26M
Comcast CMCSA 18,29 18,66 18,11 18,46 25.2M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 56,75 57,87 56,20 56,91 22.2M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 30,00 30,62 29,74 30,08 22M
Home Depot HD 22,65 23,19 22,02 22,32 20.8M
ConocoPhillips COP 91,11 92,84 89,20 90,36 20.1M
Visa V 78,50 79,94 74,00 75,62 20M
Procter & Gamble PG 63,81 63,81 62,60 62,91 18.7M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 22,71 23,67 22,68 23,31 17.3M
Verizon Communications VZ 35,94 36,33 34,86 35,43 17.2M
Altria MO 20,16 20,70 20,03 20,52 15.5M
Chevron CVX 98,11 99,35 95,80 96,82 15.3M
HP Inc. HPQ 43,61 44,95 43,39 44,00 14.9M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 65,10 65,94 64,87 65,25 14.5M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 54,87 55,00 53,71 54,19 13.9M
Amgen AMGN 50,60 51,27 49,92 50,27 13.7M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 20,83 20,96 20,29 20,60 13.1M
Coca-Cola KO 51,67 51,78 51,00 51,29 11.7M
Schlumberger SLB 100,96 101,99 98,25 99,51 9.73M
Gilead Sciences GILD 51,05 52,36 51,02 51,67 9.61M
International Business Machines IBM 119,62 122,64 119,62 121,50 9.13M
Alphabet GOOGL 542,33 549,00 535,60 543,91 8.5M
McDonald's MCD 57,42 58,01 56,64 57,36 8.01M
Pepsico PEP 66,72 67,00 66,09 66,62 7.87M
Amazon AMZN 72,37 74,40 70,76 72,49 7.36M
United Technologies UTX 61,19 62,06 60,22 60,58 7.27M
Boeing BA 64,66 65,69 63,57 64,29 6.18M
Union Pacific UNP 71,29 72,81 69,29 70,32 5.42M
3M MMM 69,89 70,88 69,28 69,85 4.91M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3936,00 3990,00 3850,00 3941,00 36.7K
Exchange Rates of July 07, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 107,130 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,017 CAD 1 CAD = 0,983 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,026 CHF 1 CHF = 0,974 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,867 CNY 1 CNY = 0,146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 168,430 JPY 1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,796 GBP 1 GBP = 1,257 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,644 AUD 1 AUD = 0,608 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,599 CAD 1 CAD = 0,625 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,614 CHF 1 CHF = 0,620 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,472 GBP 1 GBP = 2,118 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,976 AUD 1 AUD = 1,025 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,949 CAD 1 CAD = 1,054 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0,958 CHF 1 CHF = 1,044 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,067 AUD 1 AUD = 0,484 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,009 CAD 1 CAD = 0,498 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,027 CHF 1 CHF = 0,493 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,972 CAD 1 CAD = 1,029 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,981 CHF 1 CHF = 1,020 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1,009 CHF 1 CHF = 0,991 CAD

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