Financial news on April 09, 2007

Business and Financial news
Canadian TV Regulator Says ‘CSI: NY’ May Be Diverting, but It Is Not History

The show’s Canadian co-producer, Alliance Atlantis, is now arguing that the program is also about history. Read more..

By IAN AUSTEN - The New York Times

Democrats Seek to Lead the Way in Tax Overhaul

New legislation would permanently shield all but the very richest taxpayers from the alternative minimum tax. Read more..

By EDMUND L. ANDREWS - The New York Times

Online Booksellers Face Higher Costs for Shipping Abroad

Small used- and rare-book merchants say they will suffer since they rely on foreign demand. Read more..

By BOB TEDESCHI - The New York Times

Silicon Valley Moneymen Make a Play for Airwaves

An investment group is preparing to compete for the valuable radio spectrum that will be freed when broadcasters convert to digital signals. Read more..

By JOHN MARKOFF - The New York Times

The Latest Real Estate Drama in the Hamptons Is About Newspaper Turf

The introduction of The East Hampton Press as a competitor to The East Hampton Star involves a dynastic rivalry between its two owners. Read more..

By MARIA ASPAN - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 19.88 20.24 19.85 20.10 118M
Microsoft MSFT 28.58 28.72 28.39 28.57 31.4M
Cisco Systems CSCO 26.12 26.35 26.11 26.20 28.2M
General Electric GE 35.10 35.15 34.75 34.78 26.5M
Pfizer PFE 25.94 26.01 25.86 26.00 21.8M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 18.66 18.70 18.54 18.57 19.7M
ExxonMobil XOM 76.77 77.72 76.68 76.80 17.7M
Apple AAPL 95.21 95.30 93.04 93.65 14.8M
AT&T Inc. T 39.45 39.66 39.15 39.33 13.8M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 57.05 57.47 56.80 57.21 13.4M
Altria MO 71.10 71.10 69.65 69.90 12.9M
ConocoPhillips COP 68.90 69.16 66.24 68.42 12.7M
Amgen AMGN 58.38 58.50 57.15 57.19 11M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 34.41 34.43 34.22 34.37 10.4M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 48.27 48.55 47.89 48.47 8.54M
HP Inc. HPQ 41.71 41.77 41.28 41.34 8.46M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 34.91 35.01 34.80 34.91 8.18M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 55.15 55.38 54.81 54.88 8.1M
McDonald's MCD 45.95 46.63 45.81 46.49 7.93M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 27.82 28.03 27.62 27.66 7.79M
Procter & Gamble PG 63.03 63.40 62.82 63.26 7.69M
Comcast CMCSA 26.60 26.77 26.34 26.46 7.61M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 48.78 49.13 48.66 49.00 7.51M
Coca-Cola KO 49.49 49.95 49.43 49.63 7.32M
Home Depot HD 37.97 38.25 37.86 38.08 7.31M
Pepsico PEP 63.60 63.75 62.96 62.99 6.85M
Chevron CVX 75.32 76.40 75.13 75.49 6.41M
Schlumberger SLB 71.85 72.64 71.44 71.57 6.29M
Alphabet GOOGL 472.98 473.00 465.59 468.21 6.12M
Merck MRK 45.46 45.66 45.24 45.65 6.07M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 61.60 61.75 61.37 61.63 5.83M
Union Pacific UNP 106.75 111.24 106.48 107.15 5.8M
Verizon Communications VZ 38.01 38.15 37.90 38.00 5.67M
International Business Machines IBM 96.43 96.94 96.12 96.62 4.85M
Amazon AMZN 41.72 42.14 41.61 41.66 4.18M
United Technologies UTX 65.00 65.17 64.75 65.06 3.93M
Gilead Sciences GILD 77.75 78.20 77.30 77.70 3.76M
Boeing BA 90.97 90.97 90.02 90.03 3.16M
3M MMM 76.74 77.03 76.30 76.83 2.13M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3633.00 3638.00 3621.00 3635.00 11.3K
Exchange Rates of April 09, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 119.310 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.153 CAD 1 CAD = 0.867 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.227 CHF 1 CHF = 0.815 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7.734 CNY 1 CNY = 0.129 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 159.340 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.680 GBP 1 GBP = 1.470 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.635 AUD 1 AUD = 0.612 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.539 CAD 1 CAD = 0.650 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.638 CHF 1 CHF = 0.610 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.427 GBP 1 GBP = 2.344 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.025 AUD 1 AUD = 0.975 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.966 CAD 1 CAD = 1.036 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.028 CHF 1 CHF = 0.973 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.403 AUD 1 AUD = 0.416 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.262 CAD 1 CAD = 0.442 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.407 CHF 1 CHF = 0.415 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.941 CAD 1 CAD = 1.063 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 1.002 CHF 1 CHF = 0.999 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.064 CHF 1 CHF = 0.940 CAD

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