Financial news on April 10, 2008

Business and Financial news
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By JOHN BIGGS - The New York Times

Another Delivery Delay for Boeing’s Dreamliner

Boeing said that it was pushing back delivery of the first 787 to the third quarter of 2009, more than a year behind the original schedule. Read more..

By LESLIE WAYNE - The New York Times

At Trial, Hollywood Power Broker Says He Wanted Only Information

A reporter who wrote damaging articles about Michael S. Ovitz cried as she testified about what she said were threats on her life orchestrated on Mr. Ovitz’s behalf. Read more..

By DAVID M. HALBFINGER - The New York Times

Banking Organization Promises Reform

Shortly before a meeting Friday of finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of 7 nations, the Institute for International Finance, a global association of financial institutions, said new measures on openness, ratings agencies and valu... Read more..

By CARTER DOUGHERTY - The New York Times

Canada: Phone Company Closer to Sale

Bell Canada received the final regulatory approval for its acquisition by a private investment group led by a branch of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and valued at about 52 billion Canadian dollars. Industry Canada, the government department ... Read more..

By IAN AUSTEN - The New York Times

Fuel Costs Just Part of Airlines’ List of Woes

Even before the recent flight cancellations, airlines and passengers were facing a new wave of travel misery. Read more..

By JEFF BAILEY - The New York Times

Mayhem and Monsters: 2 Games Splatter Your Screen With Gore

Crisis Core seems to almost wink every time it introduces a new character. Look, it seems to say, it’s Aerith! Read more..

By CHARLES HEROLD - The New York Times

New Delays Loom as F.A.A. Expands Airliner Review

Chaos at airports could go on for weeks as the Federal Aviation Administration and the airlines expand their scrutiny of planes. Read more..

By MICHELINE MAYNARD and MATTHEW L. WALD - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 21.57 22.44 21.55 22.08 72M
Microsoft MSFT 28.83 29.40 28.80 29.11 65.6M
Cisco Systems CSCO 23.75 24.21 23.36 24.04 62.6M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 20.19 20.80 20.16 20.45 49.1M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 29.31 29.56 28.40 28.52 45.5M
Pfizer PFE 20.86 21.10 20.80 20.92 36.3M
Apple AAPL 151.13 155.42 150.60 154.55 34.1M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 44.21 44.81 43.58 43.86 30.2M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 54.85 55.33 54.41 54.66 29M
Altria MO 21.11 21.83 20.85 21.69 27.8M
ExxonMobil XOM 89.69 89.99 88.66 89.55 21.8M
Home Depot HD 27.67 28.85 27.62 28.38 19.9M
Verizon Communications VZ 35.94 36.41 35.68 35.83 18.4M
AT&T Inc. T 38.12 38.59 38.01 38.20 18M
Merck MRK 41.63 42.19 41.38 41.71 16.6M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 21.56 22.32 21.56 22.09 16M
Comcast CMCSA 19.93 20.22 19.83 19.96 15.5M
Amgen AMGN 43.46 44.74 43.26 43.98 14.3M
General Electric GE 36.44 37.07 36.16 36.75 14.1M
ConocoPhillips COP 79.59 80.00 78.48 79.32 13.1M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 30.79 31.56 30.72 31.35 12.2M
Schlumberger SLB 90.37 93.18 90.37 92.60 11.6M
HP Inc. HPQ 45.99 46.83 45.90 46.57 10.8M
Alphabet GOOGL 464.96 473.86 461.85 469.08 10.1M
Procter & Gamble PG 70.09 70.69 69.95 70.18 9.66M
International Business Machines IBM 117.50 119.22 116.88 118.78 9.15M
Chevron CVX 90.19 90.40 88.93 89.60 9.12M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 54.05 54.29 53.57 53.91 8.81M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 66.26 66.57 66.15 66.33 8.27M
Boeing BA 78.45 79.05 77.79 78.43 7.87M
Coca-Cola KO 60.88 61.48 60.47 61.33 7.42M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 36.99 37.85 36.52 36.60 6.79M
McDonald's MCD 56.21 56.21 55.59 55.85 6.76M
Gilead Sciences GILD 51.19 52.52 51.03 52.09 6.38M
Amazon AMZN 74.48 75.49 72.73 74.83 6.26M
Pepsico PEP 70.84 72.08 70.74 71.70 6.04M
Visa V 66.67 66.73 65.11 66.11 5.59M
United Technologies UTX 70.68 72.18 70.59 71.85 4.46M
3M MMM 79.69 80.91 79.45 80.35 3.75M
Union Pacific UNP 130.28 130.52 128.04 130.00 1.88M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 4394.00 4410.00 4350.00 4379.00 14.4K
Exchange Rates of April 10, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 101.760 JPY 1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.020 CAD 1 CAD = 0.981 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.007 CHF 1 CHF = 0.993 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.992 CNY 1 CNY = 0.143 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 160.210 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.798 GBP 1 GBP = 1.253 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.690 AUD 1 AUD = 0.592 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.605 CAD 1 CAD = 0.623 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.586 CHF 1 CHF = 0.631 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.498 GBP 1 GBP = 2.008 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.054 AUD 1 AUD = 0.949 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.002 CAD 1 CAD = 0.998 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.990 CHF 1 CHF = 1.010 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.116 AUD 1 AUD = 0.473 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.011 CAD 1 CAD = 0.497 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.986 CHF 1 CHF = 0.504 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.950 CAD 1 CAD = 1.053 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.938 CHF 1 CHF = 1.066 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.987 CHF 1 CHF = 1.013 CAD

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