Financial news on October 08, 2007

Business and Financial news
Solving and Marketing Eternity (Again)

Putting together a successful media plan to introduce a product has been likened to solving a puzzle. Now, to bring out a prize puzzle in the United States that has proved popular overseas, a toy company is proceeding initially without traditional... Read more..

By STUART ELLIOTT - The New York Times

Wall Street Journal to Add to Its Paying Conferences

In a move to make money and spread its brand, The Wall Street Journal plans to expand its conference franchise to several gatherings a year. Read more..

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA - The New York Times

What’s a Pulitzer Worth? Newsday’s Are Auctioned

Newsday’s three Pulitzer gold medals for public service journalism were listed on eBay and sold at a California auction for a combined $15,500. Read more..

By COREY KILGANNON - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
IntelINTC25.5025.7625.4725.6634.6M
MicrosoftMSFT29.6629.8529.6029.8430.3M
AppleAAPL163.49167.91162.97167.9129.9M
PfizerPFE25.5625.6725.3625.4523.9M
Oracle Corp.ORCL22.0522.5522.0322.5123.3M
Cisco SystemsCSCO32.5332.9032.5132.7119.4M
ComcastCMCSA24.1924.2023.7623.8015.8M
General ElectricGE41.7441.8041.4141.5314.5M
ExxonMobilXOM90.6090.8290.1690.6812.8M
HP Inc.HPQ50.9252.1850.9152.0312.6M
Home DepotHD34.2734.3233.7433.9311.3M
AlphabetGOOGL595.00610.26593.95609.6210M
ConocoPhillipsCOP83.5584.6583.5084.3310M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC37.4537.5136.7636.969.41M
AT&T Inc.T42.0042.2041.7841.939.01M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM47.3147.5847.0547.448.31M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT45.2045.4045.0845.278.07M
AmazonAMZN94.2295.8594.0095.857.43M
Gilead SciencesGILD41.9042.0940.8041.216.28M
Procter & GamblePG70.0570.9270.0570.716.05M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ66.2566.3865.9566.025.68M
ChevronCVX91.5591.9691.3091.585.66M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ45.0745.2244.7944.965.52M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT55.0855.3554.7254.945.51M
BoeingBA103.26103.26100.09101.075.32M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY29.9130.1029.9129.975.13M
AmgenAMGN56.4257.0056.2556.584.98M
International Business MachinesIBM116.10118.23115.88117.774.82M
SchlumbergerSLB104.25104.43103.16103.954.82M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS35.4735.6935.1335.274.79M
AltriaMO69.4669.5569.0969.284.73M
McDonald'sMCD56.1156.9556.0256.874.22M
MerckMRK53.5153.5852.8053.154.01M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH47.7047.9647.6847.813.85M
United TechnologiesUTX80.8481.2880.2180.363.21M
Coca-ColaKO57.9658.1357.6957.803.01M
PepsicoPEP73.5073.9573.4073.912.37M
3MMMM95.7595.9595.0195.412.22M
Union PacificUNP116.93118.03115.61117.361.26M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B4029.004126.004024.004110.0020.7K
Exchange Rates of October 08, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 117.370 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 0.986 CAD1 CAD = 1.014 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.185 CHF1 CHF = 0.844 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7.504 CNY1 CNY = 0.133 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 164.990 JPY1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.690 GBP1 GBP = 1.450 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.574 AUD1 AUD = 0.635 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.386 CAD1 CAD = 0.722 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.666 CHF1 CHF = 0.600 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.418 GBP1 GBP = 2.393 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0.954 AUD1 AUD = 1.049 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.840 CAD1 CAD = 1.191 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.010 CHF1 CHF = 0.990 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.282 AUD1 AUD = 0.438 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2.009 CAD1 CAD = 0.498 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2.415 CHF1 CHF = 0.414 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.880 CAD1 CAD = 1.136 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 1.058 CHF1 CHF = 0.945 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1.202 CHF1 CHF = 0.832 CAD

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