Financial news on May 8th, 2007

Business and Financial news
Doing Good on Company Time

To teach team-building, corporations are sending executives to do volunteer projects, like helping repair flood-damaged houses. Read more..

By MARTHA C. WHITE - The New York Times

Flying This Summer? Fasten Your Seat Belt

Will this be the summer — when a peak travel season meets a tottering system — that finally breaks the poor camel’s back? Read more..

By JOE SHARKEY - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
Cisco SystemsCSCO27.9628.4827.6428.3698.2M
MicrosoftMSFT30.6830.9430.5830.7560.6M
IntelINTC21.9222.2021.8022.1549.5M
HP Inc.HPQ44.6145.1343.9845.0139.8M
PfizerPFE27.2827.4027.1927.3533.3M
AppleAAPL103.47105.15103.42105.0628M
General ElectricGE37.0937.1936.9537.0826.6M
ComcastCMCSA26.7426.7526.3426.4522.7M
AT&T Inc.T39.3139.3639.0839.2718.6M
ExxonMobilXOM80.3981.4180.2681.3818M
Oracle Corp.ORCL19.0219.0418.8818.9517.2M
Procter & GamblePG61.7761.9761.5061.7516.6M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS36.1436.5736.0236.5515.5M
AmgenAMGN63.5563.5962.6562.6614.1M
AmazonAMZN60.5461.8459.7061.8313.6M
Home DepotHD38.7138.7538.3538.6312.6M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ63.9864.0963.5063.7011M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ40.6440.8340.3640.6210.9M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT48.3748.6448.0848.1010.2M
ConocoPhillipsCOP69.9570.5569.5670.259.69M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY30.0030.2529.9230.219.58M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC35.9936.0735.7335.819.38M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM52.3752.6552.2352.459.03M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH53.0053.2552.7853.118.62M
MerckMRK51.8552.2851.6452.247.89M
Coca-ColaKO53.3653.5252.9253.077.6M
AltriaMO69.1569.1768.2868.667.42M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT58.8958.9158.2658.847.42M
ChevronCVX79.0180.1978.8780.057.02M
SchlumbergerSLB74.2374.9773.5574.636.83M
International Business MachinesIBM102.40103.39102.21103.295.96M
AlphabetGOOGL466.13468.17464.73466.815.8M
McDonald'sMCD49.4549.8549.3049.324.71M
BoeingBA93.8094.4193.7093.864.43M
Union PacificUNP116.60118.49116.42117.543.49M
Gilead SciencesGILD83.0183.1281.8382.823.47M
3MMMM84.2184.9484.1584.783.41M
United TechnologiesUTX68.1568.7568.1068.343.29M
PepsicoPEP67.2067.6067.1067.153.27M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3675.003675.003612.003618.0018.5K
Exchange Rates of May 8th, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 120.030 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.105 CAD1 CAD = 0.905 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.218 CHF1 CHF = 0.821 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7.696 CNY1 CNY = 0.130 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 162.560 JPY1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.681 GBP1 GBP = 1.469 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.633 AUD1 AUD = 0.612 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.496 CAD1 CAD = 0.669 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.650 CHF1 CHF = 0.606 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.419 GBP1 GBP = 2.389 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.004 AUD1 AUD = 0.996 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.920 CAD1 CAD = 1.087 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.015 CHF1 CHF = 0.986 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.399 AUD1 AUD = 0.417 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2.198 CAD1 CAD = 0.455 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2.423 CHF1 CHF = 0.413 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.915 CAD1 CAD = 1.092 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 1.010 CHF1 CHF = 0.990 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1.102 CHF1 CHF = 0.907 CAD

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