Financial news on July 07, 2014

Business and Financial news
A.D.M. to Buy a Swiss Food-Flavoring Company

Archer Daniels Midland will pay $3.1 billion in cash and debt for Wild Flavors, which is partly owned by funds affiliated with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts. Read more..

By CHAD BRAY - The New York Times

An Activist Investor Helps a Solar Power Company Turn Itself Around

A hedge fund executive whom SunEdison made a director two years ago has proved to be instrumental in its turnaround. Read more..

By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED - The New York Times

Brad Hintz, Top Bank Analyst, to Retire

Mr. Hintz, a Sanford Bernstein analyst, will teach at New York University’s Stern School of Business. Read more..

By RACHEL ABRAMS - The New York Times

Investors Are Buying Troubled Golf Courses and Giving Them Makeovers

While golf is still anathema to many portfolios, investors who have the cash are scooping up distressed clubs and revamping their business models. Read more..

By SARAH MAX - The New York Times

Morning Agenda: Curbing International Money Transfers

Banks are curtailing money transfers, squeezing immigrants. | Wall Street banks and private equity firms are competing for young talent. | American Apparel’s future hangs in the balance. | SunTrust reaches a settlement over mortgage modifications. Read more..

By SYDNEY EMBER - The New York Times

One Way to Solve Private Equity's Recruiting Problem

Instead of recruiting junior employees from the big banks, some private equity firms are hiring them directly out of college. Read more..

By WILLIAM ALDEN - The New York Times

Russian Arrested in Guam on Array of U.S. Hacking Charges

A Russian national was arrested in Guam, accused of being a member of a global organization that traded in stolen records like credit cards. Read more..

By NICOLE PERLROTH - The New York Times

The Incredible Shrinking Insider Trading Case

An acquittal in Rengan Rajaratnam’s trial would not be a big reversal in the Justice Department’s insider trading crackdown but could make it harder to prosecute some cases. Read more..

By PETER J. HENNING - The New York Times

Today in Small Business: 'Factory Man'

How to get people to reply to your emails. The value of cyber insurance. And seven things you do not want to hear about small-business tax deductions. Read more..

By GENE MARKS - The New York Times

World Cup 2014: Puzzle 2 of 2

A puzzle by Marco Moriconi to celebrate the FIFA World Cup 2014. Read more..

By GARY ANTONICK - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Apple AAPL 94.14 95.99 94.10 95.97 56.5M
Facebook FB 66.30 66.57 65.12 65.29 28.7M
General Electric GE 26.80 26.84 26.68 26.75 25.3M
Intel INTC 31.09 31.20 30.92 31.03 22.2M
Microsoft MSFT 41.75 42.12 41.71 41.99 22M
Cisco Systems CSCO 25.00 25.25 24.97 25.23 21.3M
AT&T Inc. T 35.90 36.10 35.85 36.02 19.6M
Pfizer PFE 30.49 30.63 30.38 30.49 17.6M
Verizon Communications VZ 49.61 49.88 49.55 49.75 13.9M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 56.89 56.99 56.40 56.67 13.9M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 52.90 52.98 52.45 52.50 13.6M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 41.01 41.11 40.75 40.89 12M
Gilead Sciences GILD 88.06 88.60 86.99 87.21 11.5M
Comcast CMCSA 54.55 54.75 53.86 54.18 11.2M
General Motors GM 37.91 37.91 37.17 37.44 11.1M
Merck MRK 58.91 59.65 58.49 58.52 9.28M
Coca-Cola KO 41.96 42.20 41.93 42.14 8.99M
ExxonMobil XOM 102.33 102.65 102.02 102.65 7.98M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 105.42 106.74 105.27 106.47 7.01M
HP Inc. HPQ 33.91 34.00 33.67 33.87 6.91M
Procter & Gamble PG 79.75 80.20 79.66 80.19 6.67M
Home Depot HD 81.73 82.09 81.14 81.42 6.07M
Altria MO 42.25 42.78 42.25 42.62 5.21M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 75.69 76.21 75.55 76.07 5.03M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 48.48 48.58 47.84 48.01 4.92M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 86.61 86.82 86.32 86.59 4.9M
Schlumberger SLB 117.34 117.63 116.71 117.43 4.89M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 41.68 41.82 41.49 41.51 4.04M
McDonald's MCD 100.75 100.75 99.82 100.17 3.95M
ConocoPhillips COP 85.84 86.21 85.18 86.10 3.93M
United Technologies UTX 115.61 115.80 114.71 115.10 3.78M
Chevron CVX 130.44 130.64 130.02 130.47 3.66M
Boeing BA 128.10 129.50 127.77 129.09 3.16M
Amgen AMGN 121.85 123.11 120.04 120.16 3.08M
International Business Machines IBM 187.61 188.27 187.44 188.04 2.96M
Union Pacific UNP 101.20 101.20 99.71 100.26 2.91M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 129.15 129.15 128.17 128.70 2.88M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 82.99 83.10 81.79 82.22 2.56M
Pepsico PEP 89.61 89.94 89.48 89.86 2.53M
Amazon AMZN 337.50 337.55 332.52 333.55 2.13M
Visa V 216.43 217.55 215.64 216.74 1.65M
Alphabet GOOGL 593.51 595.65 587.94 590.76 1.34M
3M MMM 145.48 145.58 144.50 144.91 1.26M
Exchange Rates of July 07, 2014
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 101.870 JPY 1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.068 CAD 1 CAD = 0.936 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.893 CHF 1 CHF = 1.119 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.204 CNY 1 CNY = 0.161 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 138.610 JPY 1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.794 GBP 1 GBP = 1.259 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.452 AUD 1 AUD = 0.689 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.453 CAD 1 CAD = 0.688 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.216 CHF 1 CHF = 0.823 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 8.440 CNY 1 CNY = 0.118 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.573 GBP 1 GBP = 1.746 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.047 AUD 1 AUD = 0.955 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.048 CAD 1 CAD = 0.954 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.877 CHF 1 CHF = 1.141 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.828 AUD 1 AUD = 0.547 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.830 CAD 1 CAD = 0.546 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.531 CHF 1 CHF = 0.653 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10.627 CNY 1 CNY = 0.094 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 1.000 CAD 1 CAD = 1.000 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.837 CHF 1 CHF = 1.195 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5.812 CNY 1 CNY = 0.172 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.836 CHF 1 CHF = 1.197 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5.807 CNY 1 CNY = 0.172 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.942 CNY 1 CNY = 0.144 CHF

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