Financial news on January 08, 2016

Business and Financial news
2015 Was a Great Year for Jobs. 2016 Will Have a Hard Time Matching It.

A big question is whether the pace of job growth of the last two years can continue now that we are close to what economists consider full employment. Read more..

By NEIL IRWIN - The New York Times

A Home With a View That Turner Once Loved

A vista that pleased J.M.W. Turner can now be shared by those moving into a development on the site of a former sanctuary for wounded veterans. Read more..

By RICHARD HOLLEDGE - The New York Times

Center of a Defense

A challenging Saturday offering from Jason Flinn. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Daily Report: Samsung Continues Looking for the Big Bump

Samsung has been looking for ways to prod growth for many quarters now. It is still looking. Read more..

By JOSEPH PLAMBECK - The New York Times

How to Add Currency Symbols to Text in Android

Press-and-hold shortcuts will reveal numerous characters on both the ABC and ?123 keyboards, including the symbols for the euro, the peso and the yen. Read more..

By J. D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

Media General Agrees to Be Acquired by Nexstar, but Meredith Objects

DealBook Online; Nexstar Broadcasting Group will buy Media General for about $2.3 billion. Read more..

By LESLIE PICKER - The New York Times

My Virtual Life at Tech’s Big Consumer Electronics Show

Repairing robots, driving Rovers across Mars and zapping objects with a laser gun — but doing it all in virtual reality at the International CES in Las Vegas. Read more..

By BRIAN X. CHEN - The New York Times

Robust Hiring in December Caps Solid Year for U.S. Jobs

As the economy added 292,000 jobs last month, the question is whether overall growth will remain strong enough to keep hiring steady. Read more..

By PATRICIA COHEN - The New York Times

Saks Owner Clinches Deal for Gilt Groupe

DealBook Online; Hudson’s Bay Company will acquire Gilt Groupe for $250 million in cash. Read more..

By LESLIE PICKER - The New York Times

VW Refuses to Give American States Documents in Emissions Inquiries

VW has refused to provide emails or other communications to attorneys general in the United States, citing German privacy laws, state officials say. Read more..

By DANNY HAKIM and JACK EWING - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
AppleAAPL98,5599,1196,7696,9670.8M
MicrosoftMSFT52,3753,2852,1552,3348.8M
FacebookFB99,88100,5097,0397,3335.4M
PfizerPFE31,5531,6330,9231,0033.1M
IntelINTC32,0932,2231,4331,5130M
Cisco SystemsCSCO25,5525,6324,7224,7828.6M
AT&T Inc.T33,7733,9633,4133,5428.1M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC50,8050,8649,4649,5623M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM61,1361,2758,8558,9222.4M
Oracle Corp.ORCL35,1335,2834,6134,6522M
General ElectricGE29,1229,3028,3428,4521.7M
ExxonMobilXOM76,3576,6574,5074,6919M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT65,0865,4163,4163,5417.8M
HP Inc.HPQ10,8310,9210,5510,5817.4M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ45,6645,7444,7044,8316.6M
General MotorsGM30,4630,7029,4229,5316.4M
Coca-ColaKO41,6542,1241,4141,5114.6M
MerckMRK52,5152,5250,8651,0814.2M
ComcastCMCSA54,8656,0454,5754,6714.1M
Gilead SciencesGILD96,9097,9996,4196,4512M
ChevronCVX83,3983,8481,2282,1311.9M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS100,63100,9299,0099,2510.7M
VisaV74,0674,5172,7572,889.98M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ99,8899,9497,8598,169.77M
Procter & GamblePG77,3677,4875,6775,979.68M
SchlumbergerSLB66,3666,8164,8965,089.66M
ConocoPhillipsCOP44,1844,5942,8743,299.12M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY65,6065,7963,5063,639.07M
Union PacificUNP73,5674,3873,2073,867.57M
United TechnologiesUTX91,5791,8890,2290,407.5M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT41,8641,9040,5440,677.48M
Home DepotHD126,44126,53123,50123,907.1M
AltriaMO58,3059,2358,0358,247.06M
McDonald'sMCD115,75117,47115,26115,486.1M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B130,11130,40128,21128,336.1M
BoeingBA133,70135,10129,80129,995.78M
AmazonAMZN619,66624,14606,00607,055.51M
PepsicoPEP97,8398,6396,9497,214.85M
International Business MachinesIBM133,18133,82131,32131,634.76M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH112,35113,00109,76110,164.42M
AmgenAMGN153,12154,86150,46150,714.18M
3MMMM141,36142,50140,22140,492.66M
AlphabetGOOGL747,80750,12728,92730,912.38M
Exchange Rates of January 08, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarEuro1 USD = 0,915 EUR1 EUR = 1,093 USD
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 117,234 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarPound Sterling1 USD = 0,689 GBP1 GBP = 1,451 USD
US DollarAustralian Dollar1 USD = 1,436 AUD1 AUD = 0,696 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,417 CAD1 CAD = 0,706 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0,995 CHF1 CHF = 1,005 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6,592 CNY1 CNY = 0,152 USD
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 17,907 MXN1 MXN = 0,056 USD
US DollarSwidish Krona1 USD = 8,505 SEK1 SEK = 0,118 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 128,060 JPY1 JPY = 0,008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,752 GBP1 GBP = 1,330 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,568 AUD1 AUD = 0,638 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,546 CAD1 CAD = 0,647 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,086 CHF1 CHF = 0,921 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 7,199 CNY1 CNY = 0,139 EUR
EuroMexican Peso1 EUR = 19,584 MXN1 MXN = 0,051 EUR
EuroSwidish Krona1 EUR = 9,286 SEK1 SEK = 0,108 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,006 GBP1 GBP = 169,492 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0,012 AUD1 AUD = 81,301 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,012 CAD1 CAD = 82,645 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0,009 CHF1 CHF = 117,647 JPY
Japanese YenChinese Yuan1 JPY = 0,056 CNY1 CNY = 17,794 JPY
Japanese YenMexican Peso1 JPY = 0,153 MXN1 MXN = 6,540 JPY
Japanese YenSwidish Krona1 JPY = 0,072 SEK1 SEK = 13,889 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,087 AUD1 AUD = 0,479 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2,057 CAD1 CAD = 0,486 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1,445 CHF1 CHF = 0,692 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 9,573 CNY1 CNY = 0,104 GBP
Pound SterlingMexican Peso1 GBP = 26,040 MXN1 MXN = 0,038 GBP
Pound SterlingSwidish Krona1 GBP = 12,339 SEK1 SEK = 0,081 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,985 CAD1 CAD = 1,015 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,692 CHF1 CHF = 1,446 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 4,587 CNY1 CNY = 0,218 AUD
Australian DollarMexican Peso1 AUD = 12,478 MXN1 MXN = 0,080 AUD
Australian DollarSwidish Krona1 AUD = 5,912 SEK1 SEK = 0,169 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0,702 CHF1 CHF = 1,425 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 4,653 CNY1 CNY = 0,215 CAD
Canadian DollarMexican Peso1 CAD = 12,658 MXN1 MXN = 0,079 CAD
Canadian DollarSwidish Krona1 CAD = 5,997 SEK1 SEK = 0,167 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6,624 CNY1 CNY = 0,151 CHF
Swiss FrancMexican Peso1 CHF = 18,020 MXN1 MXN = 0,055 CHF
Swiss FrancSwidish Krona1 CHF = 8,546 SEK1 SEK = 0,117 CHF
Chinese YuanSwidish Krona1 CNY = 1,291 SEK1 SEK = 0,774 CNY

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