Financial news on September 16, 2016

Business and Financial news
Actually, Income in Rural America Is Growing, Too

A widely reported fact from the new Census Bureau turns out, on closer inspection, to be wrong. Read more..

By QUOCTRUNG BUI - The New York Times

Beguiling Would-Be Buyers With the Showroom

The property showroom, fully equipped down to the kitchen sink, proclaims: This is your taste, these are your aspirations, this is the home for you. Read more..

By RICHARD HOLLEDGE - International New York Times

Buying a Mattress Online Was Easy. Now, About the Return.

Web-based mattress retailers vow they’ll take the product back if it flunks a comfy-sleep test. And they do, but it’s not simple. Read more..

By RON LIEBER - The New York Times

EpiPen Maker Lobbies to Shift High Costs to Others

Inclusion on a federal list would mean Mylan could keep its list price high — or even raise it — without patients’ complaining. But consumers would feel it indirectly. Read more..

By ERIC LIPTON and RACHEL ABRAMS - The New York Times

For College Athletes, Financial Coaching From Retired Pros

Former players like the N.F.L.’s Bart Scott and the N.B.A.’s Antoine Walker use their experiences to help students face the future inside or outside sports. Read more..

By PAUL SULLIVAN - The New York Times

Going for the Gold in the Golden Years

Many fitness-oriented older Americans, some who came to sports later in life, test themselves in local, state and national competitions like the Senior Games. Read more..

By AMY ZIPKIN - The New York Times

Investors Stick With Assets That Mimic Hedge Funds

Despite setbacks at other funds and lagging returns, retail investors have stayed with liquid alternatives, even as they have pulled money from other funds. Read more..

By RANDALL SMITH - The New York Times

Morning Agenda: Wells Fargo Subpoenaed, Another Merger in Agriculture, a Fragile Rebound

Criminal charges are now a possibility in the Wells Fargo scandal after the bank received subpoenas from three United States attorneys’ offices. Read more..

By AMIE TSANG - The New York Times

On Capri, a Cliffside Villa With Landmark Vistas

The Villa L'Eremo, which looks upon the Faraglioni, the towering rock formations that rise from the Mediterranean, is for sale for 9 million euros. Read more..

By KATHLEEN BECKETT - International New York Times

Wells Fargo Scandal Offers a Chance to Punish Big Bank Executives

Prosecutors and regulators have often struggled to find definitively who is at fault for misdeeds at big banks, while more easily penalizing small lenders. Read more..

By GINA CHON - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Apple AAPL 115.12 116.13 114.04 114.92 79.9M
Intel INTC 37.72 38.05 37.25 37.67 74.6M
General Electric GE 29.63 29.75 29.54 29.68 64.9M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 45.70 45.87 45.25 45.43 51.9M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 39.61 39.95 38.71 38.92 50.7M
Microsoft MSFT 57.63 57.63 56.75 57.25 44.6M
AT&T Inc. T 40.34 40.41 39.90 40.20 41.3M
Cisco Systems CSCO 31.12 31.14 30.70 30.84 37.4M
Pfizer PFE 34.19 34.22 33.83 33.94 25.6M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 66.09 66.26 65.44 65.82 25.2M
Facebook FB 128.20 129.18 128.20 129.07 24.1M
Procter & Gamble PG 87.62 88.11 87.30 88.05 23.5M
ExxonMobil XOM 84.51 85.05 83.56 84.03 21.5M
Verizon Communications VZ 51.89 51.97 51.62 51.88 19.9M
HP Inc. HPQ 14.74 14.80 14.49 14.53 18.5M
Coca-Cola KO 42.17 42.26 41.97 42.14 16.4M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 40.95 42.03 40.83 41.87 15.8M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 72.32 72.96 72.22 72.87 13.9M
Comcast CMCSA 65.98 66.14 65.28 65.92 13.6M
General Motors GM 31.13 31.13 30.61 30.97 12.8M
Chevron CVX 98.33 98.81 97.53 97.84 12.7M
Merck MRK 62.45 62.62 62.06 62.28 12.4M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 118.51 119.14 118.12 118.25 12.4M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 56.22 56.41 55.53 55.60 12.1M
Visa V 81.74 82.26 81.42 82.07 11.7M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 146.11 146.23 144.68 145.01 11.1M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 92.27 92.74 91.80 92.56 10.6M
Gilead Sciences GILD 78.85 79.19 78.41 78.80 10.3M
ConocoPhillips COP 39.62 39.98 39.50 39.87 9.6M
McDonald's MCD 115.68 116.26 114.83 115.28 9.5M
Boeing BA 127.71 127.71 126.34 126.70 8.04M
United Technologies UTX 102.57 102.57 99.85 100.10 7.72M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 135.61 138.55 135.53 138.47 7.42M
Schlumberger SLB 76.10 77.10 75.93 76.33 7.24M
Altria MO 63.02 63.07 62.46 62.80 7.08M
Home Depot HD 127.02 127.02 125.70 126.11 6.94M
International Business Machines IBM 155.04 155.40 153.47 153.84 6.46M
Amazon AMZN 773.28 780.46 771.66 778.52 5.5M
Union Pacific UNP 92.50 93.14 91.76 92.38 5.19M
Pepsico PEP 105.00 105.50 104.58 105.28 4.93M
Amgen AMGN 172.59 173.39 171.05 172.96 4.03M
3M MMM 175.88 175.95 174.39 175.06 3.36M
Alphabet GOOGL 799.02 799.02 793.62 797.97 2.13M
Exchange Rates of September 16, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0.896 EUR 1 EUR = 1.116 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 102.270 JPY 1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0.769 GBP 1 GBP = 1.300 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1.333 AUD 1 AUD = 0.750 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.321 CAD 1 CAD = 0.757 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.980 CHF 1 CHF = 1.021 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.671 CNY 1 CNY = 0.150 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 19.534 MXN 1 MXN = 0.051 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8.545 SEK 1 SEK = 0.117 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 114.138 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.858 GBP 1 GBP = 1.165 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.485 AUD 1 AUD = 0.673 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.470 CAD 1 CAD = 0.680 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.094 CHF 1 CHF = 0.914 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 7.442 CNY 1 CNY = 0.134 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 21.807 MXN 1 MXN = 0.046 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9.552 SEK 1 SEK = 0.105 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.008 GBP 1 GBP = 133.333 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.013 AUD 1 AUD = 76.923 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.013 CAD 1 CAD = 77.519 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.010 CHF 1 CHF = 104.167 JPY
Japanese Yen Chinese Yuan 1 JPY = 0.065 CNY 1 CNY = 15.337 JPY
Japanese Yen Mexican Peso 1 JPY = 0.191 MXN 1 MXN = 5.236 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0.083 SEK 1 SEK = 12.019 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.733 AUD 1 AUD = 0.577 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.716 CAD 1 CAD = 0.583 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.274 CHF 1 CHF = 0.785 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 8.672 CNY 1 CNY = 0.115 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 25.410 MXN 1 MXN = 0.039 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 11.128 SEK 1 SEK = 0.090 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.989 CAD 1 CAD = 1.011 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.735 CHF 1 CHF = 1.361 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5.004 CNY 1 CNY = 0.200 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 14.661 MXN 1 MXN = 0.068 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 6.419 SEK 1 SEK = 0.156 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.742 CHF 1 CHF = 1.347 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5.054 CNY 1 CNY = 0.198 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 14.808 MXN 1 MXN = 0.068 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6.483 SEK 1 SEK = 0.154 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.802 CNY 1 CNY = 0.147 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 19.933 MXN 1 MXN = 0.050 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 8.733 SEK 1 SEK = 0.115 CHF

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