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..


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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE30,1630,3330,0230,2426.5M
AT&T Inc.T39,8340,1739,6540,0920.7M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC49,6549,6848,8549,1419.5M
Cisco SystemsCSCO28,9729,1928,8329,1418.3M
Oracle Corp.ORCL39,1939,2138,7539,0512.3M
General MotorsGM29,4829,5029,1629,3611.9M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM64,7964,9064,2764,7510.8M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT38,8739,0838,7738,8710.1M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ51,6452,0051,3751,959.79M
HP Inc.HPQ13,7813,8913,6213,849.41M
Gilead SciencesGILD86,9287,2585,6585,778.08M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ115,78117,19115,61117,007.38M
Procter & GamblePG82,5883,2682,4383,176.14M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT71,3671,5970,8571,096.07M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY73,3773,7172,6472,735.69M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS97,8297,9397,1097,845.38M
Union PacificUNP88,5389,5388,0489,393.84M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH140,49140,87139,54140,683.68M
United TechnologiesUTX101,57102,35101,49102,323.61M
Home DepotHD129,27129,84129,04129,303.45M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B142,05142,51141,16142,232.19M
International Business MachinesIBM152,92153,76152,73153,422.02M
Exchange Rates of June 09, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarEuro1 USD = 0,884 EUR1 EUR = 1,132 USD
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 107,024 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarPound Sterling1 USD = 0,691 GBP1 GBP = 1,446 USD
US DollarAustralian Dollar1 USD = 1,345 AUD1 AUD = 0,743 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,272 CAD1 CAD = 0,786 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0,964 CHF1 CHF = 1,037 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6,559 CNY1 CNY = 0,152 USD
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 18,245 MXN1 MXN = 0,055 USD
US DollarSwidish Krona1 USD = 8,179 SEK1 SEK = 0,122 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 121,084 JPY1 JPY = 0,008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,782 GBP1 GBP = 1,279 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,522 AUD1 AUD = 0,657 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,440 CAD1 CAD = 0,695 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,091 CHF1 CHF = 0,917 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 7,421 CNY1 CNY = 0,135 EUR
EuroMexican Peso1 EUR = 20,642 MXN1 MXN = 0,048 EUR
EuroSwidish Krona1 EUR = 9,254 SEK1 SEK = 0,108 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,007 GBP1 GBP = 153,846 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0,013 AUD1 AUD = 79,365 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,012 CAD1 CAD = 84,034 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0,009 CHF1 CHF = 111,111 JPY
Japanese YenChinese Yuan1 JPY = 0,061 CNY1 CNY = 16,340 JPY
Japanese YenMexican Peso1 JPY = 0,170 MXN1 MXN = 5,869 JPY
Japanese YenSwidish Krona1 JPY = 0,076 SEK1 SEK = 13,089 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1,945 AUD1 AUD = 0,514 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,840 CAD1 CAD = 0,543 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1,395 CHF1 CHF = 0,717 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 9,485 CNY1 CNY = 0,105 GBP
Pound SterlingMexican Peso1 GBP = 26,386 MXN1 MXN = 0,038 GBP
Pound SterlingSwidish Krona1 GBP = 11,829 SEK1 SEK = 0,085 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,946 CAD1 CAD = 1,057 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,717 CHF1 CHF = 1,395 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 4,873 CNY1 CNY = 0,205 AUD
Australian DollarMexican Peso1 AUD = 13,562 MXN1 MXN = 0,074 AUD
Australian DollarSwidish Krona1 AUD = 6,079 SEK1 SEK = 0,164 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0,758 CHF1 CHF = 1,320 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5,155 CNY1 CNY = 0,194 CAD
Canadian DollarMexican Peso1 CAD = 14,337 MXN1 MXN = 0,070 CAD
Canadian DollarSwidish Krona1 CAD = 6,426 SEK1 SEK = 0,156 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6,801 CNY1 CNY = 0,147 CHF
Swiss FrancMexican Peso1 CHF = 18,918 MXN1 MXN = 0,053 CHF
Swiss FrancSwidish Krona1 CHF = 8,480 SEK1 SEK = 0,118 CHF
Chinese YuanSwidish Krona1 CNY = 1,244 SEK1 SEK = 0,804 CNY

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