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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC27,9528,3424,2324,76237M
General ElectricGE14,3014,3913,7713,96142M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM38,5038,7234,7335,24113M
Cisco SystemsCSCO20,0020,0018,6018,9592.4M
IntelINTC16,3116,3715,4815,7790.3M
PfizerPFE14,0214,4313,8514,1674.9M
MicrosoftMSFT19,9619,9919,1419,3268.7M
Oracle Corp.ORCL18,9919,1518,1918,4254.2M
AT&T Inc.T26,2026,4225,3325,4553.2M
ComcastCMCSA15,9216,2815,5215,6937.5M
ExxonMobilXOM69,0069,0467,6268,9332.5M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT50,8651,1549,5449,8931.3M
MerckMRK24,7025,5724,4525,2127.7M
HP Inc.HPQ36,4636,4634,2634,5327.4M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT43,2444,7643,0044,6226.7M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ30,6130,7029,3629,8626.5M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS25,8026,1724,9825,3324M
ConocoPhillipsCOP45,2445,5043,4543,7422.8M
Home DepotHD26,1926,3425,3125,6120.6M
AppleAAPL132,33132,39127,90129,0619M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH25,8028,5225,8028,3917.5M
SchlumbergerSLB58,6458,6452,9754,1016M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ53,8855,0053,5454,8915.2M
AltriaMO17,1417,1516,7917,0314.1M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY19,9120,0219,7419,9213.9M
Procter & GamblePG51,0052,1950,6251,3413.7M
Coca-ColaKO43,3243,3242,5742,8013.5M
PepsicoPEP49,8650,0649,2449,4913.3M
Gilead SciencesGILD44,2145,6343,9345,4312.4M
ChevronCVX68,6269,0067,4867,9812.3M
AmgenAMGN47,8448,4046,5547,0811.7M
McDonald'sMCD54,0254,3752,9453,3911.2M
AmazonAMZN82,7382,7577,8879,289.63M
VisaV66,6367,0065,3565,538.68M
International Business MachinesIBM104,65104,80101,83102,598.52M
BoeingBA44,4744,6242,7543,537.11M
United TechnologiesUTX52,2852,7651,2051,726.31M
AlphabetGOOGL404,10404,99392,50396,615.99M
3MMMM59,0159,5657,9758,775.63M
Union PacificUNP53,5153,5150,5751,265.47M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3132,003141,003043,003052,0047.8K
Exchange Rates of May 07, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 99,270 JPY1 JPY = 0,010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,169 CAD1 CAD = 0,855 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,130 CHF1 CHF = 0,885 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6,820 CNY1 CNY = 0,147 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 132,950 JPY1 JPY = 0,008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,891 GBP1 GBP = 1,123 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,770 AUD1 AUD = 0,565 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,566 CAD1 CAD = 0,639 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,513 CHF1 CHF = 0,661 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 9,131 CNY1 CNY = 0,110 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,670 GBP1 GBP = 1,493 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,331 AUD1 AUD = 0,751 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1,177 CAD1 CAD = 0,849 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,138 CHF1 CHF = 0,879 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1,986 AUD1 AUD = 0,503 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,757 CAD1 CAD = 0,569 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1,698 CHF1 CHF = 0,589 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 10,229 CNY1 CNY = 0,098 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,884 CAD1 CAD = 1,131 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,855 CHF1 CHF = 1,170 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5,141 CNY1 CNY = 0,195 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0,966 CHF1 CHF = 1,035 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5,816 CNY1 CNY = 0,172 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6,035 CNY1 CNY = 0,166 CHF

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