Financial news on August 13, 2009

Business and Financial news
A Leader Is Called On to Turn Around Lloyds

In his new job in Britain, Winfried F.W. Bischoff has a chance to redeem himself after a frustrating experience in the United States. Read more..

By LANDON THOMAS Jr - The New York Times

How to Apply for a Federal Bridge Loan

Applicants to the America’s Recovery Capital Loan Program should bring along reams of paperwork and a plausible plan. Read more..

By ROBB MANDELBAUM - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 14.38 14.42 13.94 14.10 83.8M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 27.54 27.90 26.05 27.88 49.5M
Intel INTC 18.97 19.08 18.78 19.05 44.1M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 42.73 43.00 41.81 42.90 40.4M
Microsoft MSFT 23.63 23.85 23.40 23.62 39M
Cisco Systems CSCO 21.54 21.65 21.34 21.51 38.9M
Pfizer PFE 15.88 15.90 15.64 15.80 37.4M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 51.83 52.00 50.55 51.88 32.1M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 21.94 22.03 21.77 21.99 25.7M
Comcast CMCSA 14.83 15.03 14.64 14.95 23.2M
AT&T Inc. T 25.69 25.69 25.25 25.48 21.2M
Amgen AMGN 62.26 64.76 60.61 60.86 20.8M
ExxonMobil XOM 69.22 69.22 68.17 68.75 20.2M
Home Depot HD 27.42 27.81 27.00 27.68 20M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 44.02 44.38 43.66 44.32 17.1M
Altria MO 17.66 17.70 17.50 17.64 16.6M
Apple AAPL 166.65 168.67 166.50 168.42 15.7M
ConocoPhillips COP 44.03 44.25 43.62 44.21 13.8M
Merck MRK 30.73 30.98 28.69 30.98 13.5M
Coca-Cola KO 48.43 48.65 47.42 48.12 13.3M
HP Inc. HPQ 44.21 44.49 43.78 44.35 11.6M
Verizon Communications VZ 31.27 31.35 30.77 31.04 10.9M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 26.28 26.35 25.71 26.26 10.6M
Procter & Gamble PG 52.29 52.34 51.75 52.30 10.5M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 21.94 21.94 21.57 21.86 9.99M
McDonald's MCD 56.45 56.65 55.56 55.78 9.93M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 60.69 60.69 60.05 60.32 8.34M
Chevron CVX 69.06 69.06 68.07 68.53 8.3M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 27.64 28.42 27.19 28.37 7.86M
Pepsico PEP 56.85 56.91 56.03 56.49 7.19M
Schlumberger SLB 54.52 55.25 53.61 55.13 6.73M
Gilead Sciences GILD 45.99 45.99 44.98 45.19 6.26M
United Technologies UTX 58.08 58.12 56.94 57.40 5.94M
Amazon AMZN 85.72 86.37 84.07 84.60 5.71M
International Business Machines IBM 119.28 119.78 118.63 119.58 5.49M
3M MMM 72.28 72.92 72.03 72.60 4.35M
Alphabet GOOGL 462.15 464.72 458.91 462.28 3.99M
Visa V 68.50 68.88 67.94 68.68 3.74M
Boeing BA 46.45 46.87 45.75 46.62 3.48M
Union Pacific UNP 61.20 61.51 60.22 61.51 2.28M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3357.00 3390.00 3310.00 3355.00 25.6K
Exchange Rates of August 13, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 95.360 JPY 1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.087 CAD 1 CAD = 0.920 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.071 CHF 1 CHF = 0.934 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.833 CNY 1 CNY = 0.146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 136.180 JPY 1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.862 GBP 1 GBP = 1.161 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.696 AUD 1 AUD = 0.590 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.552 CAD 1 CAD = 0.644 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.529 CHF 1 CHF = 0.654 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.632 GBP 1 GBP = 1.581 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.245 AUD 1 AUD = 0.803 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.140 CAD 1 CAD = 0.877 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.122 CHF 1 CHF = 0.891 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.968 AUD 1 AUD = 0.508 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.802 CAD 1 CAD = 0.555 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.774 CHF 1 CHF = 0.564 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.915 CAD 1 CAD = 1.093 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.901 CHF 1 CHF = 1.110 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5.754 CNY 1 CNY = 0.174 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.984 CHF 1 CHF = 1.017 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6.285 CNY 1 CNY = 0.159 CAD

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