Financial news on April 08, 2009

Business and Financial news
Corporate Tax Loopholes Ripe for Crackdown, Some Say

A patchwork of divergent tax rates allows multinational corporations to shift revenue away from countries that impose a higher tax burden. Read more..

By MATTHEW SALTMARSH - International Herald Tribune

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE10.7310.7710.4110.6495.9M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC15.1015.1714.4114.8991.3M
IntelINTC15.3515.7315.1515.2768.3M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM27.4527.8326.5127.4366.5M
MicrosoftMSFT18.9719.6218.9619.1956.4M
Cisco SystemsCSCO17.2917.3316.9417.1345.4M
PfizerPFE13.5413.7113.3613.4842M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT43.2844.5043.0743.6732.5M
ExxonMobilXOM68.5769.5967.8968.9626M
Oracle Corp.ORCL18.6918.7618.3318.5725.5M
AT&T Inc.T25.4025.7725.1025.3924.6M
ComcastCMCSA14.1614.2613.8314.2622.3M
ConocoPhillipsCOP39.3439.7538.4739.5519.5M
Home DepotHD24.6925.3124.6925.1218.5M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT52.6653.0252.2752.6117.3M
AppleAAPL115.43116.79114.58116.3216.3M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH24.1224.3922.5522.8615.9M
HP Inc.HPQ33.5033.8132.6333.0614.3M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ31.9032.0531.4031.6814.2M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS19.1919.5519.0019.3612.4M
ChevronCVX67.7369.0967.4168.4811.2M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY20.0820.5519.9020.4111.1M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ51.5451.8751.2051.4510.9M
SchlumbergerSLB42.7144.0741.9843.5410.6M
MerckMRK26.3826.7626.2126.7610.6M
Procter & GamblePG48.8049.0047.8848.479.43M
AltriaMO16.3216.4816.1816.399.26M
International Business MachinesIBM99.45101.5599.00101.197.29M
Coca-ColaKO44.6945.1444.5244.996.8M
United TechnologiesUTX45.2845.3843.8944.626.73M
AmgenAMGN47.7047.9946.5747.976.23M
Gilead SciencesGILD47.5147.9846.6647.396.05M
VisaV57.8057.8756.4157.825.95M
McDonald'sMCD55.4655.8355.0555.565.83M
AmazonAMZN75.9377.1174.5776.985.65M
AlphabetGOOGL363.50365.00356.21362.005.52M
Union PacificUNP42.8844.0042.6343.914.98M
PepsicoPEP52.2652.5351.8552.284.92M
BoeingBA36.5037.1636.2436.874.48M
3MMMM50.9351.7750.6051.384.09M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B2925.002935.002872.002915.0020.4K
Exchange Rates of April 08, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 99.730 JPY1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.236 CAD1 CAD = 0.809 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.147 CHF1 CHF = 0.872 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.836 CNY1 CNY = 0.146 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 132.300 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.902 GBP1 GBP = 1.108 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.869 AUD1 AUD = 0.535 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.640 CAD1 CAD = 0.610 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.522 CHF1 CHF = 0.657 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 9.066 CNY1 CNY = 0.110 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.682 GBP1 GBP = 1.467 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.412 AUD1 AUD = 0.708 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.239 CAD1 CAD = 0.807 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.150 CHF1 CHF = 0.870 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.071 AUD1 AUD = 0.483 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.817 CAD1 CAD = 0.550 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.686 CHF1 CHF = 0.593 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 10.036 CNY1 CNY = 0.100 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.877 CAD1 CAD = 1.140 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.814 CHF1 CHF = 1.229 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 4.851 CNY1 CNY = 0.206 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.927 CHF1 CHF = 1.078 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5.530 CNY1 CNY = 0.181 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 5.957 CNY1 CNY = 0.168 CHF

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