Financial news on April 09, 2010

Business and Financial news
13 Down: Some Vintage Clubs

Today’s puzzle: black, White and Ned. Read more..

By PATRICK MERRELL - The New York Times

Apple Edges Into Selling of App Ads

The new service will offer ways to develop interactive ads in apps for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Read more..

By BRAD STONE - The New York Times

Panel Criticizes Oversight of Citi by Two Executives

The two men who steered Citigroup into the eye of the financial storm offered a striking contrast on Thursday, with Charles O. Prince III, the bank’s former chief, emerging dignified though blameworthy, while Robert E. Rubin, the consummate wise man of Washington and Wall Street, looked demoralized, The New York Times reported. Read more..

By DEALBOOK - The New York Times

Three Bidders, and Three Visions, Are Said to Be Competing for Miramax

Disney is considering three bids for the ministudio Miramax, including one from its co-founders and former owners, Bob and Harvey Weinstein. Read more..

By MICHAEL CIEPLY - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Microsoft MSFT 29.95 30.41 29.90 30.34 54.8M
General Electric GE 18.59 18.67 18.40 18.52 54.6M
Intel INTC 22.40 22.57 22.36 22.55 45.5M
Pfizer PFE 17.20 17.31 17.17 17.25 44M
AT&T Inc. T 26.11 26.51 26.06 26.44 39.7M
Cisco Systems CSCO 26.28 26.64 26.22 26.60 34.6M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 32.40 32.65 31.92 32.30 27.1M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 45.88 46.22 45.45 45.98 22.9M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 35.82 36.88 35.64 36.22 21.3M
ExxonMobil XOM 68.11 68.98 68.07 68.76 21.1M
Verizon Communications VZ 30.19 30.24 29.93 30.08 21M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 25.80 26.14 25.65 26.13 19.7M
ConocoPhillips COP 54.22 55.47 54.21 55.32 19.6M
Comcast CMCSA 18.49 18.57 18.41 18.50 14.3M
Home Depot HD 33.03 33.40 32.84 33.25 13.1M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 32.66 32.71 31.61 32.26 12.8M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 55.38 55.38 54.64 55.07 12.5M
Apple AAPL 241.43 241.89 240.46 241.79 11.9M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 52.35 52.85 52.28 52.73 11.6M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 26.20 26.36 26.10 26.25 11.3M
Coca-Cola KO 53.91 54.61 53.85 54.59 10.3M
Merck MRK 36.80 37.25 36.78 36.97 10.1M
Chevron CVX 78.04 79.62 78.00 79.50 9.8M
Procter & Gamble PG 62.57 63.00 62.51 62.73 9.15M
Altria MO 20.95 20.96 20.70 20.93 8.72M
Schlumberger SLB 67.07 67.35 66.23 66.53 7.65M
HP Inc. HPQ 53.64 53.87 53.40 53.87 7.48M
Gilead Sciences GILD 45.81 45.96 45.51 45.80 7.05M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 64.88 65.17 64.78 65.14 6.97M
Amazon AMZN 140.72 141.33 139.07 140.06 6.01M
McDonald's MCD 68.66 68.77 68.14 68.68 5.62M
International Business Machines IBM 127.88 128.87 127.12 128.76 5.19M
Pepsico PEP 65.93 66.43 65.86 66.36 4.76M
Alphabet GOOGL 568.00 568.77 564.00 566.22 4.11M
Amgen AMGN 60.26 60.92 60.26 60.90 3.59M
Boeing BA 72.26 72.66 71.81 72.42 3.35M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 79.82 80.55 79.51 80.49 3.13M
3M MMM 82.97 83.67 82.79 83.49 2.88M
United Technologies UTX 73.71 74.00 73.41 73.99 2.82M
Union Pacific UNP 75.75 75.98 75.17 75.75 2.65M
Visa V 91.94 92.61 91.65 92.52 2.39M
Exchange Rates of April 09, 2010
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 93.180 JPY 1 JPY = 0.011 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.002 CAD 1 CAD = 0.998 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.065 CHF 1 CHF = 0.939 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.824 CNY 1 CNY = 0.147 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 125.770 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.878 GBP 1 GBP = 1.138 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.447 AUD 1 AUD = 0.691 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.353 CAD 1 CAD = 0.739 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.438 CHF 1 CHF = 0.695 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 9.211 CNY 1 CNY = 0.109 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.698 GBP 1 GBP = 1.433 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.149 AUD 1 AUD = 0.870 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.076 CAD 1 CAD = 0.930 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.144 CHF 1 CHF = 0.874 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.647 AUD 1 AUD = 0.607 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.541 CAD 1 CAD = 0.649 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.638 CHF 1 CHF = 0.611 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10.475 CNY 1 CNY = 0.095 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.935 CAD 1 CAD = 1.069 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.994 CHF 1 CHF = 1.006 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 6.367 CNY 1 CNY = 0.157 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.062 CHF 1 CHF = 0.942 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6.807 CNY 1 CNY = 0.147 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.402 CNY 1 CNY = 0.156 CHF

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