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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE13.3613.3613.0113.1575.5M
MicrosoftMSFT23.2323.5423.0223.4269.1M
IntelINTC16.0516.1715.7215.9860.4M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC25.2225.5024.6524.7159.9M
PfizerPFE14.7014.7014.0214.1359M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM34.8835.0433.9334.0055.4M
Cisco SystemsCSCO19.6819.7019.1019.3648M
Oracle Corp.ORCL20.6420.6520.0020.2240.6M
AT&T Inc.T24.7824.9224.3524.6332M
ExxonMobilXOM72.6472.9672.2572.8127.9M
ConocoPhillipsCOP43.8343.8642.4543.1027.2M
MerckMRK25.8326.0024.7924.9627M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT49.1049.2048.2248.4624.6M
ComcastCMCSA14.1914.2013.7013.8223.6M
AppleAAPL136.01136.93134.89136.0919.3M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT45.6545.6544.5844.7319.2M
AltriaMO16.5816.6416.4516.5517.6M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ29.8429.9629.5129.7315.2M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ55.8455.9854.5454.7514.8M
Home DepotHD23.9424.0023.5223.8513.9M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH24.0124.1623.4323.5113.6M
ChevronCVX71.9671.9670.3671.0813.3M
HP Inc.HPQ37.3237.5536.7237.0813M
Procter & GamblePG52.3852.3851.0751.3312.2M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY19.7319.8319.3519.4212M
Coca-ColaKO48.6148.6648.1048.118.82M
International Business MachinesIBM107.63108.83107.24107.628.57M
SchlumbergerSLB59.2559.3657.3058.598.32M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS24.7824.7824.0424.257.87M
Gilead SciencesGILD45.0045.0043.7243.937.56M
McDonald'sMCD58.1058.1557.2457.787.54M
AlphabetGOOGL421.50421.50414.00416.777.47M
AmgenAMGN49.9850.2549.2149.447.04M
VisaV63.9865.8863.0764.436.39M
BoeingBA50.9051.0949.0249.526.36M
PepsicoPEP53.4553.5452.7852.886.09M
United TechnologiesUTX55.3155.4053.9754.725.76M
AmazonAMZN82.8383.3081.0083.185.4M
Union PacificUNP54.0054.0050.8951.604.56M
3MMMM60.4060.4058.7159.314.23M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B2940.002948.002903.002929.0029.1K
Exchange Rates of June 15, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 97.850 JPY1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.132 CAD1 CAD = 0.883 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.092 CHF1 CHF = 0.915 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.837 CNY1 CNY = 0.146 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 134.880 JPY1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.845 GBP1 GBP = 1.183 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.734 AUD1 AUD = 0.577 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.561 CAD1 CAD = 0.641 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.506 CHF1 CHF = 0.664 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 9.423 CNY1 CNY = 0.106 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.627 GBP1 GBP = 1.596 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.285 AUD1 AUD = 0.778 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.156 CAD1 CAD = 0.865 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.117 CHF1 CHF = 0.896 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.051 AUD1 AUD = 0.488 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.846 CAD1 CAD = 0.542 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.781 CHF1 CHF = 0.562 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 11.135 CNY1 CNY = 0.090 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.900 CAD1 CAD = 1.112 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.868 CHF1 CHF = 1.152 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5.431 CNY1 CNY = 0.184 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.965 CHF1 CHF = 1.036 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 6.038 CNY1 CNY = 0.166 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.255 CNY1 CNY = 0.160 CHF

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