Financial news on July 09, 2015

Business and Financial news
An Offline N.Y.S.E. Makes Barely a Ripple in a Day’s Trading

Investors could still trade shares of companies listed on New York Stock Exchange, despite its lengthy stoppage for several hours, on so-called off-exchange markets. Read more..

By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED - The New York Times

Facebook Gives Users More Control Over Their News Feeds

Facebook announced a set of features that will give users more control over what they want to see in their news feed. In essence, you get to reprogram the social network’s algorithm. Read more..

By VINDU GOEL - The New York Times

Free and Cheap Photoshop Alternatives for Windows

Personal Tech Q&A on Adobe Revel, which replaces Adobe Photoshop Starter Album for Windows; cleaning up the Share menu in Safari; Tip of the Week on new features for Google Earth. Read more..

By J. D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

IBM Discloses Working Version of a Much Higher-Capacity Chip

IBM says it has made working versions of ultradense computer chips, which have about four times capacity of most powerful chips today. Read more..

By JOHN MARKOFF - The New York Times

I.R.S. Cracks Down on Hedge Fund Tax Strategy

Hedge funds like Renaissance Technologies have used complex financial structures known as basket options to bypass taxes on short-term trades. Read more..

By ALEXANDRA STEVENSON - The New York Times

K.K.R. Raises $3.1 Billion to Invest in Road and Other Infrastructure Projects

DealBook Online; Kohlberg Kravis Roberts says it has raised $3.1 billion for new fund focused on investing in infrastructure. Read more..

By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED - The New York Times

Paramount and 2 Theater Chains in Deal to Hurry 2 Films to Digital

AMC Theaters and Cineplex Entertainment will let Paramount Pictures make two horror movies available on digital services only 17 days after they depart most theaters in exchange for cut of studio's digital revenue. Read more..

By BROOKS BARNES - The New York Times

Scent Received, With a Tap of a Smartphone

Gadgetwise column; product developers are starting to offer variety of items that allow smartphone users to send and receive scents; products release fragrances when text message, email or photo arrives. Read more..

By ROXIE HAMMILL and MIKE HENDRICKS - The New York Times

United Airlines Grounds Flights, Citing Computer Problems

United Airlines halts flights nationwide for almost two hours after faulty computer network router disrupts passenger reservations system. Read more..

By CHRISTOPHER DREW - The New York Times

When Algorithms Discriminate

Recent research has shown how some websites can produce results that perpetuate bias. Read more..

By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Apple AAPL 123.85 124.06 119.22 120.07 78.6M
Intel INTC 29.72 29.89 28.82 28.93 47.2M
AT&T Inc. T 35.02 35.04 34.33 34.39 33.1M
Microsoft MSFT 44.75 45.22 44.50 44.52 32.4M
General Electric GE 26.17 26.40 26.01 26.02 30.4M
Facebook FB 86.73 87.60 85.65 85.88 23.3M
Pfizer PFE 33.85 33.98 33.73 33.86 22.1M
Cisco Systems CSCO 27.38 27.45 26.90 26.91 20.1M
General Motors GM 31.62 31.75 30.92 31.01 16.9M
Verizon Communications VZ 47.01 47.16 46.23 46.26 16.3M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 66.49 66.70 65.99 66.11 15M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 56.06 56.15 55.44 55.50 13.6M
Coca-Cola KO 40.46 40.58 39.90 39.92 13.4M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 40.24 40.48 40.15 40.18 13.3M
HP Inc. HPQ 30.73 30.84 30.34 30.39 13M
ExxonMobil XOM 82.87 83.15 81.58 81.60 12M
Comcast CMCSA 62.52 62.70 61.91 62.01 11.2M
Procter & Gamble PG 81.75 82.00 80.52 80.66 10.4M
Pepsico PEP 97.34 97.35 94.08 94.59 9.93M
Gilead Sciences GILD 114.40 114.75 113.33 113.36 9.01M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 73.67 73.73 72.71 72.78 8.7M
Merck MRK 58.04 58.17 57.35 57.38 8.68M
Chevron CVX 94.90 95.21 93.76 93.78 7.91M
Schlumberger SLB 84.28 84.34 83.33 83.55 7.41M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 99.05 99.54 98.40 98.40 7.32M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 116.83 117.21 115.51 115.60 7.02M
Altria MO 51.63 51.80 50.93 50.95 7.01M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 49.80 49.93 49.18 49.19 5.6M
McDonald's MCD 96.64 97.27 96.44 96.49 5.48M
ConocoPhillips COP 59.65 59.76 58.66 58.67 5.44M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 68.45 68.66 67.89 67.89 4.95M
Visa V 67.65 67.94 67.02 67.05 4.84M
Union Pacific UNP 96.80 97.21 96.11 96.25 4.28M
International Business Machines IBM 165.34 165.51 163.70 163.85 4.2M
Amgen AMGN 152.44 153.90 151.04 151.31 4.15M
Home Depot HD 112.32 112.59 111.20 111.38 3.64M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 138.01 138.84 137.94 138.25 3.57M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 120.04 120.56 119.31 119.34 3.32M
United Technologies UTX 110.00 110.44 108.92 108.92 2.55M
Boeing BA 143.89 144.20 142.73 142.80 2.49M
Amazon AMZN 434.90 438.72 434.15 434.39 2.27M
3M MMM 154.59 155.50 153.75 153.75 2.07M
Alphabet GOOGL 548.65 548.88 544.62 544.65 1.49M
Exchange Rates of July 09, 2015
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0.903 EUR 1 EUR = 1.108 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 121.790 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0.650 GBP 1 GBP = 1.538 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1.341 AUD 1 AUD = 0.746 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.271 CAD 1 CAD = 0.787 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.948 CHF 1 CHF = 1.055 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.209 CNY 1 CNY = 0.161 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 15.814 MXN 1 MXN = 0.063 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8.460 SEK 1 SEK = 0.118 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 134.825 JPY 1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.720 GBP 1 GBP = 1.389 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.485 AUD 1 AUD = 0.674 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.407 CAD 1 CAD = 0.711 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.049 CHF 1 CHF = 0.953 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 6.863 CNY 1 CNY = 0.146 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 17.502 MXN 1 MXN = 0.057 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9.365 SEK 1 SEK = 0.107 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.005 GBP 1 GBP = 188.679 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.011 AUD 1 AUD = 90.909 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.010 CAD 1 CAD = 96.154 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.008 CHF 1 CHF = 128.205 JPY
Japanese Yen Chinese Yuan 1 JPY = 0.051 CNY 1 CNY = 19.608 JPY
Japanese Yen Mexican Peso 1 JPY = 0.130 MXN 1 MXN = 7.704 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0.069 SEK 1 SEK = 14.409 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.062 AUD 1 AUD = 0.485 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.954 CAD 1 CAD = 0.512 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.457 CHF 1 CHF = 0.686 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 9.544 CNY 1 CNY = 0.105 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 24.304 MXN 1 MXN = 0.041 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 13.004 SEK 1 SEK = 0.077 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.947 CAD 1 CAD = 1.056 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.707 CHF 1 CHF = 1.415 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4.630 CNY 1 CNY = 0.216 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 11.792 MXN 1 MXN = 0.085 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 6.307 SEK 1 SEK = 0.159 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.746 CHF 1 CHF = 1.341 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 4.885 CNY 1 CNY = 0.205 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 12.443 MXN 1 MXN = 0.080 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6.655 SEK 1 SEK = 0.150 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.548 CNY 1 CNY = 0.153 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 16.677 MXN 1 MXN = 0.060 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 8.922 SEK 1 SEK = 0.112 CHF
Chinese Yuan Swidish Krona 1 CNY = 1.367 SEK 1 SEK = 0.732 CNY

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