Financial news on July 10, 2006

Business and Financial news
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By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

A Resurrection, of Sorts, for the Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead has licensed Rhino Entertainment to manage exclusively all of the band's intellectual property. Read more..

By ALAN LIGHT - The New York Times

A Sense of Something Rotten in Aspen

Kenneth Lay's death, allowing him to escape prison and his family to potentially keep its assets, was met with suspicion in the blogosphere. Read more..

By TOM ZELLER Jr - The New York Times

Australian Trust Says It Will Buy Heritage

An Australian real estate investment trust has agreed to acquire Heritage Property Investment Trust for about $1.8 billion. Read more..

By ANDREW ROSS SORKIN - The New York Times

For eBay, Departures Underscore a Risky Time

The Internet auctioneer eBay is facing new concerns over executive turnover and management succession at a time when Google is invading its turf. Read more..

By KATIE HAFNER - The New York Times

In This Paper War, an Owner Faces an Exodus of Journalists

The journalists resigned from a locally-owned California paper last week because they claim the owner repeatedly undermined news coverage. Read more..

By LISA ALCALAY KLUG - The New York Times

Irksome as an Athlete, and Now as a Reporter

Paul Kimmage, a former cyclist, wrote about doping in cycling after retiring, angering cyclists. Now he has written about, and angered, the cycling press. Read more..

By IAN AUSTEN - The New York Times

Old Media, Not New, Is World Cup Winner

The World Cup demonstrated the continuing power of live sports events to pull in the mass television audiences that advertisers crave. Read more..

By ERIC PFANNER - The New York Times

Online Movie Tickets a Still-Evolving Force

The Web has helped make concert ticket lines all but obsolete. Why, then, are people still waiting in lines for movies? Read more..

By BOB TEDESCHI - The New York Times

You're Supposed to Add Water to Your Folgers?

Procter & Gamble Company is exploring so-called viral or word-of-mouth marketing online, and eyebrows are being raised all over cyberspace. Read more..

By STUART ELLIOTT - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Microsoft MSFT 23.43 23.66 23.38 23.50 50.6M
Intel INTC 18.64 18.72 18.11 18.18 43.1M
Cisco Systems CSCO 19.48 19.54 18.82 18.97 39.3M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 14.78 14.98 14.40 14.59 32.8M
AT&T Inc. T 27.82 27.97 27.38 27.38 27.1M
Apple AAPL 55.70 56.49 54.50 55.00 18.9M
General Electric GE 33.30 33.46 33.10 33.45 15.8M
Pfizer PFE 23.85 23.96 23.74 23.87 14.2M
HP Inc. HPQ 32.85 32.95 31.57 31.93 14M
ExxonMobil XOM 62.90 63.59 62.78 63.04 13.2M
Home Depot HD 35.47 35.57 34.86 35.00 12.9M
Altria MO 78.00 78.42 77.34 77.34 12.1M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 30.20 30.34 29.85 29.92 11.9M
3M MMM 74.52 74.62 72.82 73.11 9.22M
Alphabet GOOGL 423.44 425.23 416.38 418.20 8.86M
ConocoPhillips COP 67.18 68.14 66.60 67.34 8.64M
Merck MRK 37.22 37.29 36.72 36.82 8.48M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 46.25 46.73 46.05 46.18 7.31M
International Business Machines IBM 76.18 76.83 75.87 76.67 7.15M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 44.14 44.23 43.57 43.65 7.1M
Verizon Communications VZ 32.89 33.08 32.81 32.98 6.99M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 45.50 46.95 45.45 46.82 6.97M
Procter & Gamble PG 56.43 57.13 56.43 56.98 6.78M
Comcast CMCSA 32.16 32.41 31.73 31.86 6.64M
Chevron CVX 63.50 64.50 63.39 64.27 6.3M
Schlumberger SLB 63.40 64.64 62.85 63.50 6.09M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 42.54 42.69 42.43 42.58 5.33M
Amgen AMGN 66.57 67.20 66.20 66.60 5.1M
Coca-Cola KO 43.30 43.75 43.24 43.63 4.79M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 60.85 60.99 60.70 60.95 4.73M
Gilead Sciences GILD 61.12 61.90 60.80 61.60 4.23M
Amazon AMZN 36.30 36.70 35.40 35.79 3.88M
McDonald's MCD 33.50 33.89 33.39 33.68 3.83M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 25.33 25.46 25.27 25.38 3.79M
Pepsico PEP 60.75 61.02 60.61 60.95 3.28M
Boeing BA 80.03 81.25 80.03 80.35 2.67M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 68.35 68.52 68.17 68.33 2.44M
United Technologies UTX 63.30 63.47 62.67 62.87 2.14M
Union Pacific UNP 90.73 90.79 89.29 90.36 1.18M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3005.00 3046.00 3004.00 3034.00 9.4K
Exchange Rates of July 10, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 114.210 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.123 CAD 1 CAD = 0.890 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.230 CHF 1 CHF = 0.813 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7.988 CNY 1 CNY = 0.125 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 145.450 JPY 1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.691 GBP 1 GBP = 1.447 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.704 AUD 1 AUD = 0.587 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.430 CAD 1 CAD = 0.699 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.566 CHF 1 CHF = 0.638 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.475 GBP 1 GBP = 2.105 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.171 AUD 1 AUD = 0.854 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.983 CAD 1 CAD = 1.017 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.077 CHF 1 CHF = 0.929 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.464 AUD 1 AUD = 0.406 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.069 CAD 1 CAD = 0.483 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.265 CHF 1 CHF = 0.442 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.839 CAD 1 CAD = 1.192 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.919 CHF 1 CHF = 1.088 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.095 CHF 1 CHF = 0.914 CAD

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