Financial news on July 10, 2008

Business and Financial news
Drug Industry to Announce Revised Code on Marketing

The pens, pads, mugs and other gifts that drug makers have long showered on doctors will be banned from their marketing campaigns under a guideline that the industry is expected to announce Thursday. Read more..

By GARDINER HARRIS - The New York Times

F.D.A. Revises Its Letter for Nonapproval of Drugs

Drug makers whose products are not ready for approval in the U.S. will soon get the word from regulators in a new format intended partly to avoid scaring investors. Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

Small Business Is Latest Focus in Health Fight

States are taking various approaches to help businesses unable to provide health insurance for their employees. Read more..

By REED ABELSON - The New York Times

Tip of the Week: Turning Flickr Photos Into Desktop Wallpaper

If you hate to be without your Flickr photos while doing other things on the computer, you can still keep them close. Read more..

By J. D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

Turning Guitar Heroes Into Composers

Music lovers can create Electronica at home with this new class of musical gadgets. Read more..

By JASON TURBOW - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 19,88 20,77 19,71 20,62 93.6M
General Electric GE 27,55 27,73 27,07 27,64 92.6M
Cisco Systems CSCO 21,53 22,18 21,51 22,13 67.9M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 23,33 24,15 22,90 23,61 61M
Microsoft MSFT 25,18 25,67 24,98 25,45 57.8M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 34,00 35,80 33,55 34,51 47.8M
Pfizer PFE 18,15 18,36 17,84 18,03 47.1M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 21,16 21,42 20,93 21,29 31.7M
ExxonMobil XOM 84,30 86,06 83,76 86,06 31M
Apple AAPL 174,91 177,34 171,37 176,63 30M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 58,05 58,14 56,07 57,21 29.9M
AT&T Inc. T 32,60 32,97 32,46 32,77 27.8M
HP Inc. HPQ 42,39 42,48 41,05 41,45 26.6M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 21,60 21,86 20,97 21,50 21.5M
Comcast CMCSA 18,50 18,80 18,17 18,66 21.2M
Home Depot HD 22,41 22,51 21,71 21,87 18.6M
Chevron CVX 93,74 96,25 92,53 96,25 18.1M
Procter & Gamble PG 63,71 64,32 63,36 64,22 17.8M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 66,06 67,20 66,06 66,94 17.4M
Verizon Communications VZ 34,74 34,96 34,30 34,90 17.4M
ConocoPhillips COP 87,89 90,10 87,04 90,10 17.2M
Merck MRK 37,14 37,75 36,32 37,00 15.9M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 56,91 57,50 56,42 57,35 15.5M
Coca-Cola KO 50,95 50,95 49,70 50,04 15.2M
Visa V 75,76 77,62 73,89 77,25 13.2M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 22,90 23,17 22,18 22,58 13M
Amgen AMGN 51,34 51,84 50,99 51,69 11.8M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 29,59 29,78 29,25 29,60 11.4M
Altria MO 21,01 21,28 20,69 21,23 10.9M
Schlumberger SLB 97,44 99,41 94,68 99,23 10.8M
Gilead Sciences GILD 53,82 55,47 53,82 54,59 10.4M
International Business Machines IBM 120,66 123,54 120,66 123,18 10.1M
Amazon AMZN 70,70 71,77 67,99 70,63 9.94M
McDonald's MCD 59,14 59,30 58,14 58,44 8.74M
Alphabet GOOGL 545,00 549,50 530,72 540,57 8.65M
Boeing BA 65,95 66,50 65,01 65,99 7.3M
United Technologies UTX 61,12 62,40 61,12 62,17 6.79M
Pepsico PEP 65,50 65,74 64,77 65,59 6.38M
3M MMM 68,79 69,75 68,30 68,92 5.29M
Union Pacific UNP 71,50 73,23 71,20 72,19 4.37M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3984,00 4092,00 3956,00 3974,00 12.2K
Exchange Rates of July 10, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 107,050 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,008 CAD 1 CAD = 0,992 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,028 CHF 1 CHF = 0,973 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,843 CNY 1 CNY = 0,146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 168,980 JPY 1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,798 GBP 1 GBP = 1,253 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,642 AUD 1 AUD = 0,609 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,592 CAD 1 CAD = 0,628 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,622 CHF 1 CHF = 0,616 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,472 GBP 1 GBP = 2,118 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,971 AUD 1 AUD = 1,030 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,942 CAD 1 CAD = 1,062 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0,960 CHF 1 CHF = 1,042 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,057 AUD 1 AUD = 0,486 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,994 CAD 1 CAD = 0,502 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,032 CHF 1 CHF = 0,492 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,969 CAD 1 CAD = 1,032 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,988 CHF 1 CHF = 1,013 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1,019 CHF 1 CHF = 0,981 CAD

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