Financial news on April 16, 2007

Business and Financial news
Best-Informed Also View Fake News, Study Says

Respondents who knew the most about what’s going on were likely to be viewers of programs like Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show.” Read more..

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE - The New York Times

In a Troubled Time, a New Business Magazine

Portfolio, the glossy new business magazine from Condé Nast, is hoping to capitalize where other bigger magazines have faltered. Read more..

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE - The New York Times

Treasury Bill Auctions Set for This Week

The Treasury’s schedule of financing this week includes today’s regular weekly auction of new three- and six-month bills and an auction of four-week bills tomorrow. Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 20.41 20.73 20.39 20.69 56.6M
Cisco Systems CSCO 26.67 26.93 26.48 26.62 51.9M
Pfizer PFE 26.81 26.97 26.70 26.94 34.4M
General Electric GE 35.50 35.60 35.20 35.36 33.8M
Microsoft MSFT 28.60 28.75 28.21 28.73 30.7M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 18.68 18.95 18.66 18.90 26.6M
Apple AAPL 90.57 91.50 90.25 91.43 21.8M
ExxonMobil XOM 77.64 78.22 77.04 78.17 20.5M
Amgen AMGN 59.83 60.23 59.49 59.65 18.8M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 34.80 35.51 34.70 35.51 16.4M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 49.36 50.25 49.32 49.97 15.8M
Comcast CMCSA 28.32 28.34 27.76 27.89 15.2M
Merck MRK 50.01 50.63 50.00 50.32 14.4M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 47.88 48.12 47.51 48.07 14.2M
AT&T Inc. T 39.22 39.40 39.05 39.26 13.7M
Schlumberger SLB 76.01 78.00 75.32 77.57 13.6M
Amazon AMZN 43.77 45.30 43.67 45.20 13.4M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 62.49 63.02 62.41 63.02 13.4M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 28.25 28.64 28.25 28.46 12.7M
Home Depot HD 38.00 38.79 37.91 38.56 11.5M
HP Inc. HPQ 41.18 41.26 40.79 41.19 10.4M
ConocoPhillips COP 70.58 70.82 69.86 70.60 10.4M
Alphabet GOOGL 468.46 476.99 468.15 474.27 10.1M
Verizon Communications VZ 37.49 38.02 37.40 37.87 10.1M
Coca-Cola KO 50.01 50.44 49.93 50.27 10.1M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 58.79 59.05 58.64 58.88 10.1M
McDonald's MCD 48.10 48.10 47.42 48.10 9.65M
Altria MO 69.90 69.94 69.20 69.37 8.73M
Procter & Gamble PG 63.43 63.80 63.29 63.73 8.57M
Chevron CVX 77.25 77.97 76.68 77.87 8.31M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 34.80 35.14 34.77 35.02 8.11M
International Business Machines IBM 94.99 96.30 94.72 96.18 6.87M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 52.96 53.85 52.75 53.85 6.47M
Pepsico PEP 64.40 64.69 64.31 64.56 6.31M
United Technologies UTX 65.54 65.85 65.19 65.79 4.24M
Gilead Sciences GILD 78.72 79.76 78.42 79.70 3.89M
Boeing BA 91.00 91.28 89.93 90.31 3.75M
3M MMM 76.91 77.32 76.71 77.16 2.48M
Union Pacific UNP 111.00 111.75 110.18 111.43 1.46M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3658.00 3667.50 3650.50 3667.50 11.2K
Exchange Rates of April 16, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 119.730 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.132 CAD 1 CAD = 0.884 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.214 CHF 1 CHF = 0.824 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7.728 CNY 1 CNY = 0.129 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 162.050 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.680 GBP 1 GBP = 1.470 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.625 AUD 1 AUD = 0.616 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.531 CAD 1 CAD = 0.653 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.643 CHF 1 CHF = 0.608 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.420 GBP 1 GBP = 2.384 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.002 AUD 1 AUD = 0.998 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.945 CAD 1 CAD = 1.059 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.014 CHF 1 CHF = 0.986 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.389 AUD 1 AUD = 0.419 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.251 CAD 1 CAD = 0.444 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.416 CHF 1 CHF = 0.414 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.942 CAD 1 CAD = 1.062 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 1.011 CHF 1 CHF = 0.989 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.073 CHF 1 CHF = 0.932 CAD

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