Financial news on June 07, 2007

Business and Financial news
Accord to Protect Wine Names

Australia agreed to stop using names like champagne and port as part of an accord with the European Union that helps protect the union’s wine industry by preserving traditional production methods and names. “The agreement safeguards th... Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

Fashion Paper Joins Bottom-of-the-Front-Page Club

Women’s Wear Daily has become the latest newspaper to sell advertising space on its front page. Read more..

By PATRICIA WINTERS LAURO - The New York Times

I.R.S. Moves to Close Tax Shelter Shortly After I.B.M. Uses It to Save $1.6 Billion

The government moved to block a tax shelter aimed at converting billions of corporate profits into profits that will never be taxed. Read more..

By DAVID CAY JOHNSTON - The New York Times

Not-So-High- Definition Camcorders

Two new cameras that take both still photos and high-definition video redefine “high-definition” for the worse. Another new entry is closer to the mark. Read more..

By DAVID POGUE - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
MicrosoftMSFT30,0230,2929,5929,6272M
AppleAAPL124,99127,61123,19124,0768.4M
Cisco SystemsCSCO26,4526,6025,8425,8568.2M
IntelINTC21,3221,6321,2921,3165.4M
PfizerPFE26,7526,7926,2426,2951.6M
Oracle Corp.ORCL19,1519,3518,7318,7339.9M
General ElectricGE37,2137,3736,7336,7639.4M
ComcastCMCSA26,4726,7925,8326,1831.6M
AT&T Inc.T40,0940,5039,0939,5231.4M
ExxonMobilXOM83,4084,4781,7681,9629.2M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT50,3950,7549,6149,7624.8M
AmazonAMZN72,5774,7270,8872,0424.1M
AlphabetGOOGL519,75526,50512,51515,0621.2M
Procter & GamblePG62,4162,7662,1262,3221.2M
AmgenAMGN57,0057,2956,5856,6417.6M
HP Inc.HPQ45,7546,1845,3645,4117.6M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM50,3050,6549,7449,8217.4M
Home DepotHD38,1538,3037,6137,6617.3M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ43,0243,1342,4742,5917M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY30,0430,1729,1029,1716.4M
International Business MachinesIBM102,46103,17101,56101,8014.4M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ62,6462,9061,9962,0014.2M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT54,5554,9053,8453,9813.7M
MerckMRK50,4450,7650,2350,3413.5M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS34,7334,9133,9534,2613.4M
ConocoPhillipsCOP78,3378,9377,1077,2613.3M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC35,5635,7335,0435,0612.5M
AltriaMO70,5071,3569,4269,5511.7M
ChevronCVX81,5482,0680,1080,2011M
Coca-ColaKO51,9952,0851,2651,389.36M
McDonald'sMCD50,6851,4850,2150,218.29M
SchlumbergerSLB79,3880,3177,7877,788.18M
PepsicoPEP66,9667,1666,2966,357.12M
Gilead SciencesGILD81,0581,3478,2278,586.85M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH53,0754,2453,0753,366.27M
3MMMM86,6286,9184,4284,884.79M
BoeingBA98,2999,0996,8196,844.71M
United TechnologiesUTX69,9169,9868,8568,874.27M
Union PacificUNP117,70118,16114,82114,823.07M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3603,003627,003602,003627,0021.4K
Exchange Rates of June 07, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 120,970 JPY1 JPY = 0,008 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,065 CAD1 CAD = 0,939 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,224 CHF1 CHF = 0,817 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7,648 CNY1 CNY = 0,131 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 162,510 JPY1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,679 GBP1 GBP = 1,473 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,598 AUD1 AUD = 0,626 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,430 CAD1 CAD = 0,699 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,644 CHF1 CHF = 0,608 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,418 GBP1 GBP = 2,395 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0,983 AUD1 AUD = 1,018 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,880 CAD1 CAD = 1,137 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,011 CHF1 CHF = 0,989 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,353 AUD1 AUD = 0,425 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2,106 CAD1 CAD = 0,475 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,420 CHF1 CHF = 0,413 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,894 CAD1 CAD = 1,118 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 1,028 CHF1 CHF = 0,973 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1,149 CHF1 CHF = 0,870 CAD

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