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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE14.3814.4213.9414.1083.8M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC27.5427.9026.0527.8849.5M
IntelINTC18.9719.0818.7819.0544.1M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM42.7343.0041.8142.9040.4M
MicrosoftMSFT23.6323.8523.4023.6239M
Cisco SystemsCSCO21.5421.6521.3421.5138.9M
PfizerPFE15.8815.9015.6415.8037.4M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT51.8352.0050.5551.8832.1M
Oracle Corp.ORCL21.9422.0321.7721.9925.7M
ComcastCMCSA14.8315.0314.6414.9523.2M
AT&T Inc.T25.6925.6925.2525.4821.2M
AmgenAMGN62.2664.7660.6160.8620.8M
ExxonMobilXOM69.2269.2268.1768.7520.2M
Home DepotHD27.4227.8127.0027.6820M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT44.0244.3843.6644.3217.1M
AltriaMO17.6617.7017.5017.6416.6M
AppleAAPL166.65168.67166.50168.4215.7M
ConocoPhillipsCOP44.0344.2543.6244.2113.8M
MerckMRK30.7330.9828.6930.9813.5M
Coca-ColaKO48.4348.6547.4248.1213.3M
HP Inc.HPQ44.2144.4943.7844.3511.6M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ31.2731.3530.7731.0410.9M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS26.2826.3525.7126.2610.6M
Procter & GamblePG52.2952.3451.7552.3010.5M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY21.9421.9421.5721.869.99M
McDonald'sMCD56.4556.6555.5655.789.93M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ60.6960.6960.0560.328.34M
ChevronCVX69.0669.0668.0768.538.3M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH27.6428.4227.1928.377.86M
PepsicoPEP56.8556.9156.0356.497.19M
SchlumbergerSLB54.5255.2553.6155.136.73M
Gilead SciencesGILD45.9945.9944.9845.196.26M
United TechnologiesUTX58.0858.1256.9457.405.94M
AmazonAMZN85.7286.3784.0784.605.71M
International Business MachinesIBM119.28119.78118.63119.585.49M
3MMMM72.2872.9272.0372.604.35M
AlphabetGOOGL462.15464.72458.91462.283.99M
VisaV68.5068.8867.9468.683.74M
BoeingBA46.4546.8745.7546.623.48M
Union PacificUNP61.2061.5160.2261.512.28M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3357.003390.003310.003355.0025.6K
Exchange Rates of August 13, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 95.360 JPY1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.087 CAD1 CAD = 0.920 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.071 CHF1 CHF = 0.934 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.833 CNY1 CNY = 0.146 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 136.180 JPY1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.862 GBP1 GBP = 1.161 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.696 AUD1 AUD = 0.590 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.552 CAD1 CAD = 0.644 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.529 CHF1 CHF = 0.654 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.632 GBP1 GBP = 1.581 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.245 AUD1 AUD = 0.803 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.140 CAD1 CAD = 0.877 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.122 CHF1 CHF = 0.891 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1.968 AUD1 AUD = 0.508 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.802 CAD1 CAD = 0.555 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.774 CHF1 CHF = 0.564 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.915 CAD1 CAD = 1.093 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.901 CHF1 CHF = 1.110 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5.754 CNY1 CNY = 0.174 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.984 CHF1 CHF = 1.017 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 6.285 CNY1 CNY = 0.159 CAD

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