Financial news on May 07, 2009

Business and Financial news
BMW Puts a Premium on Independence

The quest for scale that now obsesses the global auto industry does not impress BMW executives. Read more..

By CARTER DOUGHERTY - International Herald Tribune

Mobile Cards for Broadband

Do I need any special ports on my laptop to use a mobile broadband card? Read more..

By J.D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

New Effort Reopens a Medical Minefield

The Obama administration’s initiative to compare the effectiveness of medical treatments is drawing criticism from medical products companies, some doctors and others. Read more..

By BARRY MEIER - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 27,95 28,34 24,23 24,76 237M
General Electric GE 14,30 14,39 13,77 13,96 142M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 38,50 38,72 34,73 35,24 113M
Cisco Systems CSCO 20,00 20,00 18,60 18,95 92.4M
Intel INTC 16,31 16,37 15,48 15,77 90.3M
Pfizer PFE 14,02 14,43 13,85 14,16 74.9M
Microsoft MSFT 19,96 19,99 19,14 19,32 68.7M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 18,99 19,15 18,19 18,42 54.2M
AT&T Inc. T 26,20 26,42 25,33 25,45 53.2M
Comcast CMCSA 15,92 16,28 15,52 15,69 37.5M
ExxonMobil XOM 69,00 69,04 67,62 68,93 32.5M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 50,86 51,15 49,54 49,89 31.3M
Merck MRK 24,70 25,57 24,45 25,21 27.7M
HP Inc. HPQ 36,46 36,46 34,26 34,53 27.4M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 43,24 44,76 43,00 44,62 26.7M
Verizon Communications VZ 30,61 30,70 29,36 29,86 26.5M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 25,80 26,17 24,98 25,33 24M
ConocoPhillips COP 45,24 45,50 43,45 43,74 22.8M
Home Depot HD 26,19 26,34 25,31 25,61 20.6M
Apple AAPL 132,33 132,39 127,90 129,06 19M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 25,80 28,52 25,80 28,39 17.5M
Schlumberger SLB 58,64 58,64 52,97 54,10 16M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 53,88 55,00 53,54 54,89 15.2M
Altria MO 17,14 17,15 16,79 17,03 14.1M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 19,91 20,02 19,74 19,92 13.9M
Procter & Gamble PG 51,00 52,19 50,62 51,34 13.7M
Coca-Cola KO 43,32 43,32 42,57 42,80 13.5M
Pepsico PEP 49,86 50,06 49,24 49,49 13.3M
Gilead Sciences GILD 44,21 45,63 43,93 45,43 12.4M
Chevron CVX 68,62 69,00 67,48 67,98 12.3M
Amgen AMGN 47,84 48,40 46,55 47,08 11.7M
McDonald's MCD 54,02 54,37 52,94 53,39 11.2M
Amazon AMZN 82,73 82,75 77,88 79,28 9.63M
Visa V 66,63 67,00 65,35 65,53 8.68M
International Business Machines IBM 104,65 104,80 101,83 102,59 8.52M
Boeing BA 44,47 44,62 42,75 43,53 7.11M
United Technologies UTX 52,28 52,76 51,20 51,72 6.31M
Alphabet GOOGL 404,10 404,99 392,50 396,61 5.99M
3M MMM 59,01 59,56 57,97 58,77 5.63M
Union Pacific UNP 53,51 53,51 50,57 51,26 5.47M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3132,00 3141,00 3043,00 3052,00 47.8K
Exchange Rates of May 07, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 99,270 JPY 1 JPY = 0,010 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,169 CAD 1 CAD = 0,855 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,130 CHF 1 CHF = 0,885 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,820 CNY 1 CNY = 0,147 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 132,950 JPY 1 JPY = 0,008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,891 GBP 1 GBP = 1,123 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,770 AUD 1 AUD = 0,565 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,566 CAD 1 CAD = 0,639 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,513 CHF 1 CHF = 0,661 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 9,131 CNY 1 CNY = 0,110 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,670 GBP 1 GBP = 1,493 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,331 AUD 1 AUD = 0,751 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,177 CAD 1 CAD = 0,849 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,138 CHF 1 CHF = 0,879 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,986 AUD 1 AUD = 0,503 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,757 CAD 1 CAD = 0,569 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1,698 CHF 1 CHF = 0,589 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10,229 CNY 1 CNY = 0,098 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,884 CAD 1 CAD = 1,131 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,855 CHF 1 CHF = 1,170 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5,141 CNY 1 CNY = 0,195 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0,966 CHF 1 CHF = 1,035 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5,816 CNY 1 CNY = 0,172 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6,035 CNY 1 CNY = 0,166 CHF

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