Financial news on July 09, 2007

Business and Financial news
As Domestic Sales Slow, Travel Sites Go Global

Online travel agencies like Travelocity and Expedia are looking overseas as growth in domestic bookings has slowed. Read more..

By BOB TEDESCHI - The New York Times

British Press Assails Curbs on Reporting

Media organizations say Britain’s tight reporting restrictions hamper their ability to cover terrorism stories. Read more..

By ERIC PFANNER - The New York Times

Coming to a High School Near You?

As nanotechnology moves forward in the world’s most sophisticated labs, how quickly will it move downward into elementary education? Read more..

By BARNABY J. FEDER - The New York Times

Ethics Tenet Is on Trial in Minnesota

Can a newspaper maintain editorial independence under the shadows cast by its publisher’s conduct? Read more..

By DAVID CARR - The New York Times

Expert on Murdoch Insisted the Dow Jones Deal Was Done

Andrew Neil, an expert on Rupert Murdoch, says that Dow Jones negotiators were his source for a claim that a deal had been reached with News Corporation. Read more..

By RICHARD SIKLOS - The New York Times

Fans Get to Talk About ‘Transformers,’ and the Knives Are Unsheathed

A producer’s online forum became a destination for Transformers fans to vent frustration with a film’s production executives. Read more..

By LAURA M. HOLSON - The New York Times

Fixing Typos by Web Users, Without Raising Hackles

People who sign up for OpenDNS’s service are offered an easier way to find Web pages and greater online protection from malicious sites. Read more..

By JOHN MARKOFF - The New York Times

In Poorer Nations, Cellphones Help Open Up Microfinancing

In countries where A.T.M.’s are few or nonexistent, cellphones are helping microlenders bring financial services to poor and remote areas. Read more..

By CHRIS NICHOLSON - The New York Times

Journal Editor to Join a Magazine

Ellen J. Pollock, a longtime editor and writer for The Wall Street Journal, is leaving to become executive editor of BusinessWeek. Read more..

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 24.81 25.02 24.79 24.96 76.3M
Apple AAPL 132.38 132.90 129.18 130.33 35.6M
Microsoft MSFT 29.86 29.95 29.81 29.87 33.8M
Cisco Systems CSCO 28.43 28.50 28.35 28.45 33.3M
General Electric GE 38.56 38.68 38.37 38.62 30.7M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 20.24 20.24 20.07 20.16 27.3M
Pfizer PFE 25.91 25.98 25.77 25.88 24.7M
ConocoPhillips COP 81.15 84.73 80.98 84.05 23.5M
ExxonMobil XOM 86.53 87.89 86.25 87.44 19.2M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 31.70 31.70 31.25 31.35 18.8M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 62.36 63.33 61.99 62.72 18.8M
Home Depot HD 40.78 40.97 40.17 40.23 17.3M
AT&T Inc. T 40.90 40.90 40.25 40.49 17.2M
Amazon AMZN 69.38 72.35 69.02 72.07 14.8M
Comcast CMCSA 28.50 28.52 28.15 28.29 14.4M
Verizon Communications VZ 41.68 42.06 41.55 42.02 12.4M
Procter & Gamble PG 61.48 61.67 61.41 61.52 12.1M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 48.41 48.83 48.26 48.50 10.7M
Chevron CVX 87.55 89.80 87.45 89.50 10.6M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 49.21 49.28 48.53 48.79 10.6M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 35.40 35.59 35.08 35.12 10.5M
HP Inc. HPQ 45.84 45.84 45.33 45.36 10.5M
Coca-Cola KO 52.73 53.00 52.57 52.70 9.62M
Merck MRK 49.50 49.57 49.04 49.42 9.18M
Altria MO 71.99 72.20 71.41 71.70 8.52M
Gilead Sciences GILD 40.00 40.01 39.36 39.37 7.89M
Alphabet GOOGL 543.00 548.74 540.26 542.56 7.45M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 53.00 53.07 51.94 51.97 7.36M
Amgen AMGN 54.58 55.06 54.42 54.55 6.94M
Schlumberger SLB 87.76 88.72 87.40 88.34 6.84M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 54.00 54.17 53.66 53.71 6.11M
International Business Machines IBM 108.73 109.35 108.20 108.97 6.05M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 34.54 34.61 34.38 34.46 6.02M
Boeing BA 100.99 101.32 99.60 99.90 5.72M
McDonald's MCD 51.44 51.45 50.81 51.14 5M
Pepsico PEP 66.05 66.44 66.00 66.05 4.16M
United Technologies UTX 72.32 72.70 72.00 72.52 3.45M
3M MMM 87.97 88.57 87.90 88.11 2.32M
Union Pacific UNP 117.05 117.98 116.77 116.86 1.29M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3712.00 3723.00 3702.00 3714.00 11.8K
Exchange Rates of July 09, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 123.390 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.050 CAD 1 CAD = 0.953 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.217 CHF 1 CHF = 0.822 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7.602 CNY 1 CNY = 0.132 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 168.150 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.676 GBP 1 GBP = 1.479 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.584 AUD 1 AUD = 0.631 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.430 CAD 1 CAD = 0.699 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.658 CHF 1 CHF = 0.603 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.402 GBP 1 GBP = 2.489 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.942 AUD 1 AUD = 1.062 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.850 CAD 1 CAD = 1.176 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.986 CHF 1 CHF = 1.015 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.344 AUD 1 AUD = 0.427 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.116 CAD 1 CAD = 0.473 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.452 CHF 1 CHF = 0.408 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.902 CAD 1 CAD = 1.109 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 1.046 CHF 1 CHF = 0.956 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.159 CHF 1 CHF = 0.863 CAD

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