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..


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..


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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
AT&T Inc.T35.0235.0434.3334.3933.1M
General ElectricGE26.1726.4026.0126.0230.4M
Cisco SystemsCSCO27.3827.4526.9026.9120.1M
General MotorsGM31.6231.7530.9231.0116.9M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ47.0147.1646.2346.2616.3M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM66.4966.7065.9966.1115M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC56.0656.1555.4455.5013.6M
Oracle Corp.ORCL40.2440.4840.1540.1813.3M
HP Inc.HPQ30.7330.8430.3430.3913M
Procter & GamblePG81.7582.0080.5280.6610.4M
Gilead SciencesGILD114.40114.75113.33113.369.01M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT73.6773.7372.7172.788.7M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ99.0599.5498.4098.407.32M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS116.83117.21115.51115.607.02M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT49.8049.9349.1849.195.6M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY68.4568.6667.8967.894.95M
Union PacificUNP96.8097.2196.1196.254.28M
International Business MachinesIBM165.34165.51163.70163.854.2M
Home DepotHD112.32112.59111.20111.383.64M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B138.01138.84137.94138.253.57M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH120.04120.56119.31119.343.32M
United TechnologiesUTX110.00110.44108.92108.922.55M
Exchange Rates of July 09, 2015
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarEuro1 USD = 0.903 EUR1 EUR = 1.108 USD
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 121.790 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US DollarPound Sterling1 USD = 0.650 GBP1 GBP = 1.538 USD
US DollarAustralian Dollar1 USD = 1.341 AUD1 AUD = 0.746 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.271 CAD1 CAD = 0.787 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0.948 CHF1 CHF = 1.055 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.209 CNY1 CNY = 0.161 USD
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 15.814 MXN1 MXN = 0.063 USD
US DollarSwidish Krona1 USD = 8.460 SEK1 SEK = 0.118 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 134.825 JPY1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.720 GBP1 GBP = 1.389 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.485 AUD1 AUD = 0.674 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.407 CAD1 CAD = 0.711 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.049 CHF1 CHF = 0.953 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 6.863 CNY1 CNY = 0.146 EUR
EuroMexican Peso1 EUR = 17.502 MXN1 MXN = 0.057 EUR
EuroSwidish Krona1 EUR = 9.365 SEK1 SEK = 0.107 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.005 GBP1 GBP = 188.679 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0.011 AUD1 AUD = 90.909 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.010 CAD1 CAD = 96.154 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0.008 CHF1 CHF = 128.205 JPY
Japanese YenChinese Yuan1 JPY = 0.051 CNY1 CNY = 19.608 JPY
Japanese YenMexican Peso1 JPY = 0.130 MXN1 MXN = 7.704 JPY
Japanese YenSwidish Krona1 JPY = 0.069 SEK1 SEK = 14.409 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.062 AUD1 AUD = 0.485 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.954 CAD1 CAD = 0.512 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.457 CHF1 CHF = 0.686 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 9.544 CNY1 CNY = 0.105 GBP
Pound SterlingMexican Peso1 GBP = 24.304 MXN1 MXN = 0.041 GBP
Pound SterlingSwidish Krona1 GBP = 13.004 SEK1 SEK = 0.077 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.947 CAD1 CAD = 1.056 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.707 CHF1 CHF = 1.415 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 4.630 CNY1 CNY = 0.216 AUD
Australian DollarMexican Peso1 AUD = 11.792 MXN1 MXN = 0.085 AUD
Australian DollarSwidish Krona1 AUD = 6.307 SEK1 SEK = 0.159 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.746 CHF1 CHF = 1.341 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 4.885 CNY1 CNY = 0.205 CAD
Canadian DollarMexican Peso1 CAD = 12.443 MXN1 MXN = 0.080 CAD
Canadian DollarSwidish Krona1 CAD = 6.655 SEK1 SEK = 0.150 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.548 CNY1 CNY = 0.153 CHF
Swiss FrancMexican Peso1 CHF = 16.677 MXN1 MXN = 0.060 CHF
Swiss FrancSwidish Krona1 CHF = 8.922 SEK1 SEK = 0.112 CHF
Chinese YuanSwidish Krona1 CNY = 1.367 SEK1 SEK = 0.732 CNY

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