Financial news on June 15, 2009

Business and Financial news
Even Forbes Is Pinching Pennies

The recession is testing Forbes magazine and the family behind it, long symbols of the fruits of capitalism. Read more..

By DAVID CARR - The New York Times

Grim Outlook Persists for Asian Airlines

Asian airlines had a rotten financial year in 2008, losing an estimated $10 billion or more; 2009 is shaping up no better. Read more..

By SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP - International Herald Tribune

If The Globe Were Sold, What Price?

People with track records in valuing media properties were asked to assess The Boston Globe. Their answers were surprising. Read more..

By DAVID CARR - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 13,36 13,36 13,01 13,15 75.5M
Microsoft MSFT 23,23 23,54 23,02 23,42 69.1M
Intel INTC 16,05 16,17 15,72 15,98 60.4M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 25,22 25,50 24,65 24,71 59.9M
Pfizer PFE 14,70 14,70 14,02 14,13 59M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 34,88 35,04 33,93 34,00 55.4M
Cisco Systems CSCO 19,68 19,70 19,10 19,36 48M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 20,64 20,65 20,00 20,22 40.6M
AT&T Inc. T 24,78 24,92 24,35 24,63 32M
ExxonMobil XOM 72,64 72,96 72,25 72,81 27.9M
ConocoPhillips COP 43,83 43,86 42,45 43,10 27.2M
Merck MRK 25,83 26,00 24,79 24,96 27M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 49,10 49,20 48,22 48,46 24.6M
Comcast CMCSA 14,19 14,20 13,70 13,82 23.6M
Apple AAPL 136,01 136,93 134,89 136,09 19.3M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 45,65 45,65 44,58 44,73 19.2M
Altria MO 16,58 16,64 16,45 16,55 17.6M
Verizon Communications VZ 29,84 29,96 29,51 29,73 15.2M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 55,84 55,98 54,54 54,75 14.8M
Home Depot HD 23,94 24,00 23,52 23,85 13.9M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 24,01 24,16 23,43 23,51 13.6M
Chevron CVX 71,96 71,96 70,36 71,08 13.3M
HP Inc. HPQ 37,32 37,55 36,72 37,08 13M
Procter & Gamble PG 52,38 52,38 51,07 51,33 12.2M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 19,73 19,83 19,35 19,42 12M
Coca-Cola KO 48,61 48,66 48,10 48,11 8.82M
International Business Machines IBM 107,63 108,83 107,24 107,62 8.57M
Schlumberger SLB 59,25 59,36 57,30 58,59 8.32M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 24,78 24,78 24,04 24,25 7.87M
Gilead Sciences GILD 45,00 45,00 43,72 43,93 7.56M
McDonald's MCD 58,10 58,15 57,24 57,78 7.54M
Alphabet GOOGL 421,50 421,50 414,00 416,77 7.47M
Amgen AMGN 49,98 50,25 49,21 49,44 7.04M
Visa V 63,98 65,88 63,07 64,43 6.39M
Boeing BA 50,90 51,09 49,02 49,52 6.36M
Pepsico PEP 53,45 53,54 52,78 52,88 6.09M
United Technologies UTX 55,31 55,40 53,97 54,72 5.76M
Amazon AMZN 82,83 83,30 81,00 83,18 5.4M
Union Pacific UNP 54,00 54,00 50,89 51,60 4.56M
3M MMM 60,40 60,40 58,71 59,31 4.23M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 2940,00 2948,00 2903,00 2929,00 29.1K
Exchange Rates of June 15, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 97,850 JPY 1 JPY = 0,010 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,132 CAD 1 CAD = 0,883 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,092 CHF 1 CHF = 0,915 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,837 CNY 1 CNY = 0,146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 134,880 JPY 1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,845 GBP 1 GBP = 1,183 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,734 AUD 1 AUD = 0,577 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,561 CAD 1 CAD = 0,641 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,506 CHF 1 CHF = 0,664 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 9,423 CNY 1 CNY = 0,106 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,627 GBP 1 GBP = 1,596 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,285 AUD 1 AUD = 0,778 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,156 CAD 1 CAD = 0,865 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,117 CHF 1 CHF = 0,896 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,051 AUD 1 AUD = 0,488 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,846 CAD 1 CAD = 0,542 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1,781 CHF 1 CHF = 0,562 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 11,135 CNY 1 CNY = 0,090 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,900 CAD 1 CAD = 1,112 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,868 CHF 1 CHF = 1,152 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5,431 CNY 1 CNY = 0,184 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0,965 CHF 1 CHF = 1,036 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6,038 CNY 1 CNY = 0,166 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6,255 CNY 1 CNY = 0,160 CHF

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