Financial news on June 10, 2016

Business and Financial news
Adding Features to Windows 10

Windows 10 includes some programs apps that may not be on (or off) by default, but you can take matters into your own hands. Read more..

By J. D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

Apple Starts to Woo Its App Developers

Apple, faced with growing competition and lukewarm reaction to its newer products, is working to improve its relationship with app developers; will offer several new benefits, including allowing developers to incorporate its Siri voice assistant in their apps. Read more..

By VINDU GOEL and KATIE BENNER - The New York Times

A Small Palace as Family Home in Coastal Suburban Lisbon

Fourteen miles east of the Portuguese capital, a fanciful five-bedroom, stone-covered house dating from 1899 combines the elegant and the rustic. Read more..

By DIANE DANIEL - The New York Times

A Steel Mill Lives Again, in a Setback for China

China has been finding its plan to close unprofitable factories, in effort to overhaul slowing economy, problematic; have begun reopening many of them in order to avoid social and financial instability caused by widespread layoffs, particularly in steel industry; example of Songting Iron & Steel Company, troubled factory in Tangshan, China, cited. Read more..

By MICHAEL SCHUMAN - The New York Times

Deciding if a Financial Adviser Is Right for the Job

Wealth Matters column; people searching for capable financial adviser must do legwork to find qualified certified financial planners. Read more..

By PAUL SULLIVAN - The New York Times

Formula One Development Tool Now at Hand for the Family Sedan

Wheels column; British firm McLaren is marketing digital simulator invented for its Formula One cars to mainstream carmakers; technology makes comparing performance of car components easier than in real-world testing; company says system could greatly improve speed and efficiency of developing cars. Read more..

By NICK CZAP - The New York Times

Guy Hands Abandons Legal Battle With Citigroup Over EMI

Terra Firma Capital Partners founder Guy Hands ends his legal battle with Citigroup, in which he claimed it misled him as he moved to buy music label EMI in 2007; he says he lost $227 million in deal. Read more..

By CHAD BRAY - The New York Times

Line, Japanese Messaging App, Plans Summer I.P.O.

Japanese messaging mobile app service Line is looking to raise about $1 billion in its July initial public offering, which could value it at over $5 billion, making it biggest market debut for a technology company so far in 2016. Read more..

By PAUL MOZUR - The New York Times

Two Conferences Next Week, Each Facing Headwinds

Appleā€™s developer gathering comes as iPhone sales have been dropping. E3, the gaming conference, will be held as free downloadable games steal its thunder. Read more..

By PUI-WING TAM - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 31.70 32.24 31.65 32.04 35.7M
Apple AAPL 98.53 99.35 98.48 98.83 31.7M
General Electric GE 30.02 30.28 29.93 30.04 29.4M
AT&T Inc. T 39.95 40.53 39.88 40.33 25.9M
Microsoft MSFT 51.05 52.05 51.04 51.48 25.8M
Pfizer PFE 35.11 35.39 35.02 35.29 20.5M
Facebook FB 117.54 118.11 116.26 116.62 18.5M
Cisco Systems CSCO 28.79 29.03 28.77 29.03 18.2M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 48.49 48.71 48.17 48.34 16.8M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 63.93 64.07 63.58 63.84 16.7M
Verizon Communications VZ 51.86 52.83 51.72 52.67 15.6M
Coca-Cola KO 45.62 46.01 45.56 46.00 12.4M
General Motors GM 29.22 29.34 28.98 29.06 10.7M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 38.78 38.99 38.61 38.74 10.4M
ExxonMobil XOM 90.40 90.92 89.78 89.98 10.4M
HP Inc. HPQ 13.71 13.72 13.39 13.51 10.1M
Merck MRK 56.82 57.08 56.57 56.82 9.53M
ConocoPhillips COP 45.90 46.12 44.26 44.51 9.01M
Chevron CVX 102.47 102.97 101.26 101.98 8.11M
Gilead Sciences GILD 84.98 85.17 84.08 84.45 8.08M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 38.67 38.70 38.23 38.40 7.93M
Comcast CMCSA 62.19 62.97 62.12 62.80 7.87M
Visa V 80.75 80.75 79.84 80.18 7.86M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 71.00 71.41 70.68 71.14 7.51M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 97.15 97.71 96.78 97.34 7.2M
Procter & Gamble PG 82.77 83.34 82.61 83.20 6.84M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 116.74 117.23 116.36 117.01 6.07M
Schlumberger SLB 78.69 79.49 78.26 78.53 5.59M
Altria MO 65.56 66.19 65.52 66.13 5.21M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 72.50 72.98 72.18 72.65 5.01M
McDonald's MCD 121.80 122.66 121.61 122.36 4.35M
Union Pacific UNP 88.20 88.90 88.10 88.78 4.32M
Home Depot HD 128.45 129.23 128.21 128.83 3.93M
Boeing BA 131.76 132.12 130.37 131.14 3.83M
United Technologies UTX 101.55 102.39 101.21 102.00 3.6M
Pepsico PEP 103.25 103.49 102.78 103.31 3.46M
Amazon AMZN 722.35 724.98 714.21 717.91 3.43M
International Business Machines IBM 152.79 153.33 151.86 152.37 3.12M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 140.25 140.39 138.64 139.24 2.81M
Amgen AMGN 155.26 156.32 153.64 154.78 2.63M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 141.31 142.36 141.24 141.76 2.58M
3M MMM 169.27 169.30 167.88 168.56 2.12M
Alphabet GOOGL 735.95 739.64 730.51 733.19 1.45M
Exchange Rates of June 10, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0.889 EUR 1 EUR = 1.125 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 106.910 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0.701 GBP 1 GBP = 1.426 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1.354 AUD 1 AUD = 0.739 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.278 CAD 1 CAD = 0.783 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.964 CHF 1 CHF = 1.037 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.559 CNY 1 CNY = 0.152 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 18.615 MXN 1 MXN = 0.054 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8.311 SEK 1 SEK = 0.120 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 120.310 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.789 GBP 1 GBP = 1.268 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.521 AUD 1 AUD = 0.658 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.433 CAD 1 CAD = 0.698 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.085 CHF 1 CHF = 0.922 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 7.379 CNY 1 CNY = 0.136 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 20.965 MXN 1 MXN = 0.048 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9.344 SEK 1 SEK = 0.107 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.007 GBP 1 GBP = 151.515 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.013 AUD 1 AUD = 78.740 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.012 CAD 1 CAD = 84.034 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.009 CHF 1 CHF = 111.111 JPY
Japanese Yen Chinese Yuan 1 JPY = 0.061 CNY 1 CNY = 16.313 JPY
Japanese Yen Mexican Peso 1 JPY = 0.174 MXN 1 MXN = 5.741 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0.077 SEK 1 SEK = 12.953 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.933 AUD 1 AUD = 0.517 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.821 CAD 1 CAD = 0.549 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.374 CHF 1 CHF = 0.728 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 9.350 CNY 1 CNY = 0.107 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 26.563 MXN 1 MXN = 0.038 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 11.837 SEK 1 SEK = 0.084 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.942 CAD 1 CAD = 1.062 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.712 CHF 1 CHF = 1.405 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4.842 CNY 1 CNY = 0.207 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 13.761 MXN 1 MXN = 0.073 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 6.129 SEK 1 SEK = 0.163 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.755 CHF 1 CHF = 1.325 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5.137 CNY 1 CNY = 0.195 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 14.596 MXN 1 MXN = 0.069 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6.503 SEK 1 SEK = 0.154 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.801 CNY 1 CNY = 0.147 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 19.322 MXN 1 MXN = 0.052 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 8.613 SEK 1 SEK = 0.116 CHF
Chinese Yuan Swidish Krona 1 CNY = 1.260 SEK 1 SEK = 0.794 CNY

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