Financial news on September 11, 2007

Business and Financial news
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FULL PLANES The 10 largest domestic carriers posted average load factors of about 85 percent in August. Load factor is the percentage of available seats occupied by paying passengers. Load factors exceeding 80 percent indicate that all seats were ... Read more..

By JOE SHARKEY - The New York Times

OPEC Agrees to Increase Oil Output

OPEC said it will increase production by 500,000 barrels a day, but oil futures nonetheless surged to a record close. Read more..

By JAD MOUAWAD - The New York Times

Redefining the Architecture of Memory

If an idea being kicked around in an I.B.M. lab is correct, electronic devices could potentially hold 10 to 100 times more data in the same amount of space. Read more..

By JOHN MARKOFF - The New York Times

Utility Will Use Batteries to Store Wind Power

American Electric Power, a coal-burning utility company that is looking for ways to connect more wind power to its grid, plans to install huge banks of high-technology batteries. Read more..

By MATTHEW L. WALD - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 25,51 25,89 25,26 25,66 62M
Apple AAPL 137,90 138,30 133,75 135,49 34.7M
Microsoft MSFT 28,63 28,95 28,58 28,93 34.4M
General Electric GE 39,20 39,74 39,05 39,50 33.9M
Home Depot HD 34,00 34,90 33,85 34,87 33.2M
Cisco Systems CSCO 31,96 32,17 31,73 32,16 33.1M
Pfizer PFE 24,05 24,33 23,93 24,19 30.6M
ExxonMobil XOM 85,19 87,23 84,57 86,94 26.4M
Amgen AMGN 51,08 54,38 51,00 53,88 22.3M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 20,23 20,52 20,15 20,46 20.9M
AT&T Inc. T 39,05 39,84 39,05 39,81 20.1M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 42,39 43,02 42,31 42,94 18.9M
McDonald's MCD 51,01 52,54 50,93 51,76 17.3M
Comcast CMCSA 25,25 25,54 25,09 25,49 16.6M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 35,25 36,21 35,08 36,12 16.6M
ConocoPhillips COP 82,66 83,86 81,03 83,53 15.3M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 43,96 44,84 43,67 44,54 15.1M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 51,90 52,11 51,27 51,96 13.3M
Procter & Gamble PG 66,29 67,00 65,85 66,99 12.5M
Coca-Cola KO 54,71 55,94 54,70 55,66 11.9M
HP Inc. HPQ 49,30 50,05 49,14 49,87 11.3M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 28,59 28,75 27,96 28,23 11.2M
Altria MO 67,96 67,96 67,19 67,74 10.5M
Schlumberger SLB 99,06 100,49 97,65 100,18 10.2M
Chevron CVX 87,51 89,13 86,70 88,59 10.1M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 61,98 62,14 61,72 62,05 9.94M
Verizon Communications VZ 41,28 42,00 41,28 41,87 9.92M
International Business Machines IBM 116,35 117,78 116,04 117,35 8.1M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 33,63 33,70 33,29 33,49 7.71M
Merck MRK 50,10 50,23 49,51 49,95 7.64M
Gilead Sciences GILD 37,59 38,30 37,47 38,11 7.37M
Amazon AMZN 84,17 86,61 83,53 86,28 6.86M
Pepsico PEP 69,34 69,99 69,02 69,87 6.59M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 49,42 49,73 48,78 49,57 5.78M
United Technologies UTX 74,70 74,98 73,71 74,67 5.53M
Alphabet GOOGL 516,99 521,65 515,73 521,33 5.4M
Boeing BA 95,98 97,87 95,52 97,44 4.8M
3M MMM 88,01 88,62 87,65 88,24 3.37M
Union Pacific UNP 106,53 109,03 106,25 108,48 1.39M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3969,00 3969,00 3937,00 3948,50 9K
Exchange Rates of September 11, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 114,310 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,042 CAD 1 CAD = 0,960 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,189 CHF 1 CHF = 0,841 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7,523 CNY 1 CNY = 0,133 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 158,180 JPY 1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,681 GBP 1 GBP = 1,469 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,659 AUD 1 AUD = 0,603 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,442 CAD 1 CAD = 0,694 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,645 CHF 1 CHF = 0,608 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,430 GBP 1 GBP = 2,325 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,049 AUD 1 AUD = 0,954 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,911 CAD 1 CAD = 1,098 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,040 CHF 1 CHF = 0,962 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,437 AUD 1 AUD = 0,410 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,118 CAD 1 CAD = 0,472 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,416 CHF 1 CHF = 0,414 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,868 CAD 1 CAD = 1,152 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,991 CHF 1 CHF = 1,009 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1,141 CHF 1 CHF = 0,877 CAD

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