Financial news on April 16th, 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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
Cisco SystemsCSCO26,6726,9326,4826,6251.9M
General ElectricGE35,5035,6035,2035,3633.8M
Oracle Corp.ORCL18,6818,9518,6618,9026.6M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC34,8035,5134,7035,5116.4M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM49,3650,2549,3249,9715.8M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT47,8848,1247,5148,0714.2M
AT&T Inc.T39,2239,4039,0539,2613.7M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ62,4963,0262,4163,0213.4M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY28,2528,6428,2528,4612.7M
Home DepotHD38,0038,7937,9138,5611.5M
HP Inc.HPQ41,1841,2640,7941,1910.4M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ37,4938,0237,4037,8710.1M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT58,7959,0558,6458,8810.1M
Procter & GamblePG63,4363,8063,2963,738.57M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS34,8035,1434,7735,028.11M
International Business MachinesIBM94,9996,3094,7296,186.87M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH52,9653,8552,7553,856.47M
United TechnologiesUTX65,5465,8565,1965,794.24M
Gilead SciencesGILD78,7279,7678,4279,703.89M
Union PacificUNP111,00111,75110,18111,431.46M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3658,003667,503650,503667,5011.2K
Exchange Rates of April 16th, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 119,730 JPY1 JPY = 0,008 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,132 CAD1 CAD = 0,884 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,214 CHF1 CHF = 0,824 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7,728 CNY1 CNY = 0,129 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 162,050 JPY1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,680 GBP1 GBP = 1,470 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,625 AUD1 AUD = 0,616 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,531 CAD1 CAD = 0,653 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,643 CHF1 CHF = 0,608 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,420 GBP1 GBP = 2,384 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,002 AUD1 AUD = 0,998 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,945 CAD1 CAD = 1,059 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,014 CHF1 CHF = 0,986 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,389 AUD1 AUD = 0,419 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2,251 CAD1 CAD = 0,444 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,416 CHF1 CHF = 0,414 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,942 CAD1 CAD = 1,062 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 1,011 CHF1 CHF = 0,989 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1,073 CHF1 CHF = 0,932 CAD

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