Financial news on June 09, 2008

Business and Financial news
50s ‘Celebrities’ Show Off 2008 Laminate Flooring

A new campaign for premium laminate flooring uses models who uncannily resemble celebrities like Lucille Ball and James Dean in the kind of rooms they once inhabited. Read more..

By JANE L. LEVERE - The New York Times

A Self-Described Steroid User Loses Job as Fitness Model

Iovate Health Sciences severed its contract with Christian Boeving, after the fitness model said in the film “Bigger, Stronger, Faster” that he used steroids. Read more..

By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD - The New York Times

More Channels Are Coming. Will Anyone Be Watching?

A new crop of digital channels are making their way into homes, and industry executives say that they have finally figured out how to get people to watch. Read more..

By ERIC TAUB - The New York Times

Radio’s Popularity Declining Unevenly

Over the last 10 years, the average share of Americans listening to radio at any given time has shrunk about 14 percent, or 2.3 percentage points. Read more..

By ALEX MINDLIN - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
JPMorgan Chase JPM 40.32 40.33 36.42 37.51 74.9M
Apple AAPL 184.92 184.94 175.75 181.61 67.4M
Microsoft MSFT 27.61 27.91 27.30 27.71 66.8M
General Electric GE 30.23 30.35 29.88 30.06 58.9M
Pfizer PFE 18.10 18.17 17.96 18.02 57.2M
Intel INTC 23.02 23.10 22.34 22.76 57.2M
Cisco Systems CSCO 26.72 26.74 26.03 26.43 44.9M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 25.72 25.87 24.82 25.27 40.1M
AT&T Inc. T 38.53 38.76 36.94 37.56 31.4M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 22.64 22.67 22.25 22.55 26.3M
ExxonMobil XOM 87.61 89.13 87.16 89.07 24.2M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 58.98 59.74 58.44 59.57 23.3M
Comcast CMCSA 22.00 22.14 21.79 21.96 18.8M
ConocoPhillips COP 92.94 95.84 92.93 95.24 18.1M
Home Depot HD 27.22 27.65 26.42 26.54 17.7M
Altria MO 21.67 21.68 21.01 21.16 16.4M
Merck MRK 37.83 37.83 36.71 36.99 15.1M
Verizon Communications VZ 38.26 38.68 37.73 37.94 14.3M
Procter & Gamble PG 65.74 66.18 65.22 66.07 13M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 21.16 21.19 20.47 20.63 12.5M
McDonald's MCD 58.37 59.56 58.00 59.31 11.7M
Chevron CVX 99.75 101.30 99.50 101.20 11.5M
Visa V 84.00 84.95 80.56 82.14 11.3M
HP Inc. HPQ 47.68 47.86 47.18 47.63 10.8M
Alphabet GOOGL 568.06 570.00 545.40 557.87 10.6M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 33.32 33.34 32.84 33.18 10M
Coca-Cola KO 56.12 56.25 55.50 55.86 9.68M
Pepsico PEP 65.92 65.92 64.69 65.37 9.05M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 33.04 33.25 32.75 32.93 9.01M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 65.88 66.20 65.31 65.63 8.7M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 55.23 55.28 54.34 54.78 7.18M
Schlumberger SLB 102.66 105.40 101.80 104.81 7.06M
Gilead Sciences GILD 54.78 54.90 53.73 54.30 7.04M
Amgen AMGN 44.18 44.59 43.78 44.30 7.03M
Boeing BA 73.64 74.12 73.14 73.95 6.63M
Amazon AMZN 81.43 81.53 78.12 79.43 6.54M
United Technologies UTX 67.71 67.74 66.47 67.55 6.22M
International Business Machines IBM 125.38 126.18 124.06 125.86 5.58M
3M MMM 75.32 76.07 74.75 75.82 4.4M
Union Pacific UNP 78.55 80.00 78.55 79.72 3.17M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 4285.00 4286.00 4200.00 4242.00 21.2K
Exchange Rates of June 09, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 106.270 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.023 CAD 1 CAD = 0.978 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.028 CHF 1 CHF = 0.973 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.923 CNY 1 CNY = 0.144 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 166.240 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.792 GBP 1 GBP = 1.262 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.648 AUD 1 AUD = 0.607 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.600 CAD 1 CAD = 0.625 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.608 CHF 1 CHF = 0.622 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.476 GBP 1 GBP = 2.100 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.991 AUD 1 AUD = 1.009 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.962 CAD 1 CAD = 1.040 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.967 CHF 1 CHF = 1.034 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.080 AUD 1 AUD = 0.481 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.019 CAD 1 CAD = 0.495 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.028 CHF 1 CHF = 0.493 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.970 CAD 1 CAD = 1.031 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.975 CHF 1 CHF = 1.026 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.005 CHF 1 CHF = 0.996 CAD

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