Financial news on May 10, 2007

Business and Financial news
A BlackBerry for Collars of All Colors

The Curve can transmit music from your pocket, wirelessly, to a pair of lightweight Bluetooth headphones. Read more..

By DAVID POGUE - The New York Times

Defense Attacks Credibility of Black’s Former Associate

A defense lawyer pointed out the numerous times F. David Radler had lied before he cut a deal with federal prosecutors. Read more..

By RICHARD SIKLOS - The New York Times

France: Profit Up 25% at BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas, the French bank, reported a 25 percent increase in first-quarter profit on higher corporate and investment bank earnings and gains from asset sales. Income climbed to 2.51 billion euros ($3.4 billion), from 2.01 billion euros a year e... Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

I.B.M. Effort to Focus on Saving Energy

The $1 billion-a-year program is intended to double the energy efficiency of its computer data centers and those of its corporate customers. Read more..

By STEVE LOHR - The New York Times

Italy: Profit Rises 12% at Utility

Enel, an Italian utility, said first-quarter profit unexpectedly rose 12 percent, fueled by increased foreign sales and cost cuts. Net income climbed to 943 million euros ($1.28 billion), or 16 cents a share, from 842 million euros, or 14 cents a ... Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

On the High-Definition Front: A Laptop With Blu-ray

The Sony Vaio VGN-FZ180U/B is one of the first examples of this next-generation technology to reach the market at a less-than-astronomical price. Read more..

By JOHN BIGGS - The New York Times

Toyota Profit Robust, Forecast Cautious

The automaker posted a record profit for the fiscal year but warned of a slumping market in North America. Read more..

By MARTIN FACKLER - The New York Times

Windows Upgrade for Smartphones Improves Search and E-Mail Features

Windows Mobile 6 is now available as a free download for owners of the T-Mobile Dash. Read more..

By JOHN BIGGS - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 22,36 22,70 22,05 22,21 65.5M
Cisco Systems CSCO 26,37 26,77 26,26 26,29 59.5M
Microsoft MSFT 30,68 30,93 30,53 30,58 55.4M
Amgen AMGN 62,10 62,72 57,18 57,33 45.9M
Apple AAPL 106,63 108,84 105,92 107,34 42.8M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 18,69 18,91 18,48 18,49 30.8M
Pfizer PFE 27,06 27,10 26,76 26,80 30.6M
General Electric GE 37,03 37,10 36,70 36,78 27.3M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 64,00 64,01 62,47 62,50 23.6M
ExxonMobil XOM 80,95 81,06 79,31 79,39 20.8M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 47,50 48,33 47,45 47,75 17.9M
AT&T Inc. T 39,44 39,60 38,90 38,91 16.6M
Comcast CMCSA 26,09 26,26 26,00 26,00 14.3M
Procter & Gamble PG 62,01 62,05 61,04 61,49 14.1M
HP Inc. HPQ 44,65 44,84 44,38 44,67 13.7M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 52,79 53,03 51,95 52,00 13.5M
Home Depot HD 39,02 39,62 38,63 38,79 13.3M
ConocoPhillips COP 70,40 70,47 68,70 69,08 12.9M
McDonald's MCD 49,72 50,12 49,63 50,00 12.5M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 36,03 36,03 35,40 35,40 11.8M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 58,43 58,68 57,33 57,33 10.3M
Amazon AMZN 62,44 62,65 60,85 60,92 10.1M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 35,84 35,99 35,55 35,69 9.79M
Verizon Communications VZ 40,98 41,20 40,76 40,78 9.77M
Altria MO 68,50 68,87 68,00 68,04 9.48M
Merck MRK 51,67 51,87 51,00 51,08 9.34M
International Business Machines IBM 103,82 105,11 103,71 104,68 8.96M
Chevron CVX 79,52 79,68 78,15 78,19 7.88M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 30,14 30,19 29,85 29,88 7.62M
Coca-Cola KO 52,95 53,04 52,43 52,48 7.45M
Alphabet GOOGL 467,04 469,49 461,02 461,47 7.37M
Schlumberger SLB 74,41 74,89 72,81 72,92 5.63M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 52,84 53,58 52,00 53,02 4.78M
Pepsico PEP 67,01 67,17 66,32 66,35 4.31M
Gilead Sciences GILD 82,67 82,81 80,65 81,03 3.61M
United Technologies UTX 68,60 68,79 67,99 68,02 3.21M
3M MMM 85,00 85,36 84,38 84,65 3.18M
Boeing BA 93,75 94,16 92,70 92,80 2.66M
Union Pacific UNP 116,65 117,32 115,30 116,02 2.32M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3645,00 3647,00 3636,00 3637,00 15.8K
Exchange Rates of May 10, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 119,880 JPY 1 JPY = 0,008 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,111 CAD 1 CAD = 0,900 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,220 CHF 1 CHF = 0,820 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7,694 CNY 1 CNY = 0,130 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 161,610 JPY 1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,681 GBP 1 GBP = 1,469 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,630 AUD 1 AUD = 0,614 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,498 CAD 1 CAD = 0,668 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,644 CHF 1 CHF = 0,608 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,421 GBP 1 GBP = 2,375 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,008 AUD 1 AUD = 0,992 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,926 CAD 1 CAD = 1,079 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,017 CHF 1 CHF = 0,983 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,394 AUD 1 AUD = 0,418 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,200 CAD 1 CAD = 0,455 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,415 CHF 1 CHF = 0,414 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,918 CAD 1 CAD = 1,089 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 1,008 CHF 1 CHF = 0,992 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1,098 CHF 1 CHF = 0,911 CAD

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