Financial news on April 10th, 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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
IntelINTC21.5722.4421.5522.0872M
MicrosoftMSFT28.8329.4028.8029.1165.6M
Cisco SystemsCSCO23.7524.2123.3624.0462.6M
Oracle Corp.ORCL20.1920.8020.1620.4549.1M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC29.3129.5628.4028.5245.5M
PfizerPFE20.8621.1020.8020.9236.3M
AppleAAPL151.13155.42150.60154.5534.1M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM44.2144.8143.5843.8630.2M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT54.8555.3354.4154.6629M
AltriaMO21.1121.8320.8521.6927.8M
ExxonMobilXOM89.6989.9988.6689.5521.8M
Home DepotHD27.6728.8527.6228.3819.9M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ35.9436.4135.6835.8318.4M
AT&T Inc.T38.1238.5938.0138.2018M
MerckMRK41.6342.1941.3841.7116.6M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY21.5622.3221.5622.0916M
ComcastCMCSA19.9320.2219.8319.9615.5M
AmgenAMGN43.4644.7443.2643.9814.3M
General ElectricGE36.4437.0736.1636.7514.1M
ConocoPhillipsCOP79.5980.0078.4879.3213.1M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS30.7931.5630.7231.3512.2M
SchlumbergerSLB90.3793.1890.3792.6011.6M
HP Inc.HPQ45.9946.8345.9046.5710.8M
AlphabetGOOGL464.96473.86461.85469.0810.1M
Procter & GamblePG70.0970.6969.9570.189.66M
International Business MachinesIBM117.50119.22116.88118.789.15M
ChevronCVX90.1990.4088.9389.609.12M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT54.0554.2953.5753.918.81M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ66.2666.5766.1566.338.27M
BoeingBA78.4579.0577.7978.437.87M
Coca-ColaKO60.8861.4860.4761.337.42M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH36.9937.8536.5236.606.79M
McDonald'sMCD56.2156.2155.5955.856.76M
Gilead SciencesGILD51.1952.5251.0352.096.38M
AmazonAMZN74.4875.4972.7374.836.26M
PepsicoPEP70.8472.0870.7471.706.04M
VisaV66.6766.7365.1166.115.59M
United TechnologiesUTX70.6872.1870.5971.854.46M
3MMMM79.6980.9179.4580.353.75M
Union PacificUNP130.28130.52128.04130.001.88M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B4394.004410.004350.004379.0014.4K
Exchange Rates of April 10th, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 101.760 JPY1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.020 CAD1 CAD = 0.981 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.007 CHF1 CHF = 0.993 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.992 CNY1 CNY = 0.143 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 160.210 JPY1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.798 GBP1 GBP = 1.253 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.690 AUD1 AUD = 0.592 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.605 CAD1 CAD = 0.623 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.586 CHF1 CHF = 0.631 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.498 GBP1 GBP = 2.008 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.054 AUD1 AUD = 0.949 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.002 CAD1 CAD = 0.998 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0.990 CHF1 CHF = 1.010 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.116 AUD1 AUD = 0.473 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2.011 CAD1 CAD = 0.497 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.986 CHF1 CHF = 0.504 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.950 CAD1 CAD = 1.053 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.938 CHF1 CHF = 1.066 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.987 CHF1 CHF = 1.013 CAD

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