Financial news on June 09, 2016

Business and Financial news
Getting Over Stage Fright With the Help of Your Smartphone

Kit Eaton App Smart column highlights apps that help users practice public speaking. Read more..

By KIT EATON - The New York Times

Netflix Studied Your Binge-Watching Habit. That Didn’t Take Long.

Netflix study looks at how subscribers 'binge-watched' first seasons of more than 100 television series over seven months; finds many subscribers finish first season of show in roughly one week, watching about two hours daily; says some shows are viewed rapidly, while others are seen at more languid pace. Read more..

By JOHN KOBLIN - The New York Times

Suzuki Chairman to Step Down as Chief Executive After Fuel Economy Scandal

Suzuki Motor Corp chairman Osamu Suzuki will relinquish day-to-day command of automaker in response to scandal over improper fuel economy tests on cars company sells in Japan; will surrender chief executive title but remain chairman. Read more..

By JONATHAN SOBLE - The New York Times

Tech Incubators on a Mission of Diversity

Some tech start-ups have dedicated themselves to creating programs, incubators or accelerators to train blacks and Hispanics for tech jobs; Silicon Valley has increasingly been under scrutiny for its lack of diversity. Read more..

By TATIANA WALK-MORRIS - The New York Times

The Stock Market Is Optimistic, So What’s Your Excuse?

Investors have felt plenty of anxiety about the elections, interest rates, China, Europe and jobs. But the market has rebounded to near-record heights. Read more..

By PETER EAVIS - The New York Times

Thomas J. Perkins, Pioneering Venture Capitalist in Silicon Valley, Dies at 84

Thomas J Perkins, trailblazing venture capitalist whose firm took early stakes in many of today's tech giants and created ecosystem of investment in technology in Silicon Valley, dies at age 84. Read more..

By PUI-WING TAM - The New York Times

Volkswagen Not Alone in Flouting Pollution Limits

Studies show that other European automakers besides Volkswagen have flouted pollution limits, taking advantage of loophole that permits them to ease emission controls when there is risk of engine damage; information has put car companies on defensive in Europe as they face environmental groups, government authorities and politicians pushing for crackdown on industry. Read more..

By JACK EWING - The New York Times

Warriors, Tech’s Team, Are Soaring Out of Reach

Farhad Manjoo State of the Art column says Oakland-based Golden State Warriors are ideal mascot for Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and executives; holds for bandwagon fans, team seems to have come out of nowhere and disrupted basketball, making it strong metaphor for tech world values; points out team is soon moving to San Francisco, and that rising ticket prices are leaving ordinary fans angry. Read more..

By FARHAD MANJOO - The New York Times

Wheel That Runs

David Steinberg returns with a crackling themeless puzzle. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

When Android Meets iCloud

Apple’s iCloud service does not work with every mobile browser, but there is still a way you can log in from an Android gadget. Read more..

By J. D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Apple AAPL 98,50 99,99 98,46 99,65 26.6M
General Electric GE 30,16 30,33 30,02 30,24 26.5M
Pfizer PFE 35,05 35,50 35,03 35,31 24.1M
AT&T Inc. T 39,83 40,17 39,65 40,09 20.7M
Microsoft MSFT 52,00 52,00 51,49 51,62 20.3M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 49,65 49,68 48,85 49,14 19.5M
Cisco Systems CSCO 28,97 29,19 28,83 29,14 18.3M
Facebook FB 118,13 118,68 117,71 118,56 13.9M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 39,19 39,21 38,75 39,05 12.3M
General Motors GM 29,48 29,50 29,16 29,36 11.9M
Intel INTC 31,68 32,00 31,68 31,94 11.3M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 64,79 64,90 64,27 64,75 10.8M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 38,87 39,08 38,77 38,87 10.1M
Verizon Communications VZ 51,64 52,00 51,37 51,95 9.79M
HP Inc. HPQ 13,78 13,89 13,62 13,84 9.41M
Merck MRK 57,51 57,82 56,93 57,18 9.23M
ExxonMobil XOM 90,18 91,03 90,11 90,67 8.97M
Gilead Sciences GILD 86,92 87,25 85,65 85,77 8.08M
Coca-Cola KO 45,33 45,80 45,31 45,76 8.04M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 115,78 117,19 115,61 117,00 7.38M
Visa V 81,23 81,54 80,98 81,26 6.67M
Procter & Gamble PG 82,58 83,26 82,43 83,17 6.14M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 71,36 71,59 70,85 71,09 6.07M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 73,37 73,71 72,64 72,73 5.69M
Comcast CMCSA 62,87 63,13 62,54 62,93 5.62M
ConocoPhillips COP 46,72 47,14 46,55 46,57 5.42M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 97,82 97,93 97,10 97,84 5.38M
Schlumberger SLB 79,47 80,12 79,31 79,96 5.03M
Altria MO 65,50 66,00 65,25 65,86 4.64M
McDonald's MCD 122,07 123,09 122,07 122,79 4.58M
Chevron CVX 102,04 103,13 102,03 102,81 4.25M
Union Pacific UNP 88,53 89,53 88,04 89,39 3.84M
Boeing BA 132,10 133,82 131,92 133,10 3.81M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 140,49 140,87 139,54 140,68 3.68M
United Technologies UTX 101,57 102,35 101,49 102,32 3.61M
Pepsico PEP 102,90 103,82 102,54 103,66 3.55M
Home Depot HD 129,27 129,84 129,04 129,30 3.45M
Amgen AMGN 157,76 158,98 156,00 156,78 2.38M
3M MMM 170,50 171,47 169,40 170,13 2.21M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 142,05 142,51 141,16 142,23 2.19M
Amazon AMZN 723,10 728,91 722,30 727,65 2.17M
International Business Machines IBM 152,92 153,76 152,73 153,42 2.02M
Alphabet GOOGL 737,07 743,93 736,50 742,52 959K
Exchange Rates of June 09, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0,884 EUR 1 EUR = 1,132 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 107,024 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0,691 GBP 1 GBP = 1,446 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1,345 AUD 1 AUD = 0,743 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,272 CAD 1 CAD = 0,786 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0,964 CHF 1 CHF = 1,037 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,559 CNY 1 CNY = 0,152 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 18,245 MXN 1 MXN = 0,055 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8,179 SEK 1 SEK = 0,122 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 121,084 JPY 1 JPY = 0,008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,782 GBP 1 GBP = 1,279 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,522 AUD 1 AUD = 0,657 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,440 CAD 1 CAD = 0,695 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,091 CHF 1 CHF = 0,917 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 7,421 CNY 1 CNY = 0,135 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 20,642 MXN 1 MXN = 0,048 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9,254 SEK 1 SEK = 0,108 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,007 GBP 1 GBP = 153,846 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,013 AUD 1 AUD = 79,365 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,012 CAD 1 CAD = 84,034 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0,009 CHF 1 CHF = 111,111 JPY
Japanese Yen Chinese Yuan 1 JPY = 0,061 CNY 1 CNY = 16,340 JPY
Japanese Yen Mexican Peso 1 JPY = 0,170 MXN 1 MXN = 5,869 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0,076 SEK 1 SEK = 13,089 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,945 AUD 1 AUD = 0,514 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,840 CAD 1 CAD = 0,543 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1,395 CHF 1 CHF = 0,717 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 9,485 CNY 1 CNY = 0,105 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 26,386 MXN 1 MXN = 0,038 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 11,829 SEK 1 SEK = 0,085 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,946 CAD 1 CAD = 1,057 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,717 CHF 1 CHF = 1,395 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4,873 CNY 1 CNY = 0,205 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 13,562 MXN 1 MXN = 0,074 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 6,079 SEK 1 SEK = 0,164 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0,758 CHF 1 CHF = 1,320 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5,155 CNY 1 CNY = 0,194 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 14,337 MXN 1 MXN = 0,070 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6,426 SEK 1 SEK = 0,156 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6,801 CNY 1 CNY = 0,147 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 18,918 MXN 1 MXN = 0,053 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 8,480 SEK 1 SEK = 0,118 CHF
Chinese Yuan Swidish Krona 1 CNY = 1,244 SEK 1 SEK = 0,804 CNY

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