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

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Microsoft MSFT 30.02 30.29 29.59 29.62 72M
Apple AAPL 124.99 127.61 123.19 124.07 68.4M
Cisco Systems CSCO 26.45 26.60 25.84 25.85 68.2M
Intel INTC 21.32 21.63 21.29 21.31 65.4M
Pfizer PFE 26.75 26.79 26.24 26.29 51.6M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 19.15 19.35 18.73 18.73 39.9M
General Electric GE 37.21 37.37 36.73 36.76 39.4M
Comcast CMCSA 26.47 26.79 25.83 26.18 31.6M
AT&T Inc. T 40.09 40.50 39.09 39.52 31.4M
ExxonMobil XOM 83.40 84.47 81.76 81.96 29.2M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 50.39 50.75 49.61 49.76 24.8M
Amazon AMZN 72.57 74.72 70.88 72.04 24.1M
Alphabet GOOGL 519.75 526.50 512.51 515.06 21.2M
Procter & Gamble PG 62.41 62.76 62.12 62.32 21.2M
Amgen AMGN 57.00 57.29 56.58 56.64 17.6M
HP Inc. HPQ 45.75 46.18 45.36 45.41 17.6M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 50.30 50.65 49.74 49.82 17.4M
Home Depot HD 38.15 38.30 37.61 37.66 17.3M
Verizon Communications VZ 43.02 43.13 42.47 42.59 17M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 30.04 30.17 29.10 29.17 16.4M
International Business Machines IBM 102.46 103.17 101.56 101.80 14.4M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 62.64 62.90 61.99 62.00 14.2M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 54.55 54.90 53.84 53.98 13.7M
Merck MRK 50.44 50.76 50.23 50.34 13.5M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 34.73 34.91 33.95 34.26 13.4M
ConocoPhillips COP 78.33 78.93 77.10 77.26 13.3M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 35.56 35.73 35.04 35.06 12.5M
Altria MO 70.50 71.35 69.42 69.55 11.7M
Chevron CVX 81.54 82.06 80.10 80.20 11M
Coca-Cola KO 51.99 52.08 51.26 51.38 9.36M
McDonald's MCD 50.68 51.48 50.21 50.21 8.29M
Schlumberger SLB 79.38 80.31 77.78 77.78 8.18M
Pepsico PEP 66.96 67.16 66.29 66.35 7.12M
Gilead Sciences GILD 81.05 81.34 78.22 78.58 6.85M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 53.07 54.24 53.07 53.36 6.27M
3M MMM 86.62 86.91 84.42 84.88 4.79M
Boeing BA 98.29 99.09 96.81 96.84 4.71M
United Technologies UTX 69.91 69.98 68.85 68.87 4.27M
Union Pacific UNP 117.70 118.16 114.82 114.82 3.07M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3603.00 3627.00 3602.00 3627.00 21.4K
Exchange Rates of June 07, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 120.970 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.065 CAD 1 CAD = 0.939 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.224 CHF 1 CHF = 0.817 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7.648 CNY 1 CNY = 0.131 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 162.510 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.679 GBP 1 GBP = 1.473 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.598 AUD 1 AUD = 0.626 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.430 CAD 1 CAD = 0.699 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.644 CHF 1 CHF = 0.608 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.418 GBP 1 GBP = 2.395 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.983 AUD 1 AUD = 1.018 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.880 CAD 1 CAD = 1.137 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.011 CHF 1 CHF = 0.989 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.353 AUD 1 AUD = 0.425 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.106 CAD 1 CAD = 0.475 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.420 CHF 1 CHF = 0.413 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.894 CAD 1 CAD = 1.118 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 1.028 CHF 1 CHF = 0.973 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.149 CHF 1 CHF = 0.870 CAD

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