Financial news on July 18, 2008

Business and Financial news
The Debt Trap

As a single mother, Norma Patino-Reyes always provided for her family. But after a sudden illness she found herself in financial peril. Read more..

Hager, Emily - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
MicrosoftMSFT26.2826.4725.1125.86150M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC28.0828.3126.4527.8671.6M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM41.2041.3239.2040.0265.4M
General ElectricGE28.1228.1927.5828.0055.3M
IntelINTC21.9022.1721.4722.0954.7M
Cisco SystemsCSCO21.4821.8221.2521.6652.4M
PfizerPFE18.4118.4518.0718.3242.7M
ExxonMobilXOM80.6381.5479.9381.5436.1M
Oracle Corp.ORCL20.8521.2520.6521.1835.9M
Gilead SciencesGILD51.3851.6149.2049.5335.6M
AppleAAPL168.21169.65165.00165.1531M
AT&T Inc.T32.0032.1231.4732.1228.4M
ComcastCMCSA19.7920.3119.5120.2427.3M
AlphabetGOOGL498.84498.98478.19481.3222.6M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT57.7658.3557.3157.5822.5M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT57.9058.0757.0657.9220.7M
SchlumbergerSLB99.86102.7098.80100.5520M
ConocoPhillipsCOP83.0884.3482.6083.9119.8M
MerckMRK37.1237.6936.6037.6818.8M
International Business MachinesIBM125.81130.00125.42129.8918.3M
Coca-ColaKO50.4850.4849.6550.0318.2M
ChevronCVX85.9387.0885.2086.0516.1M
Home DepotHD23.8223.8222.7023.4415.9M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH23.7224.2923.2423.9015.6M
Procter & GamblePG63.9763.9763.2563.6715.5M
AltriaMO20.6320.7820.3620.4514.6M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ35.5235.5434.9835.4514.2M
HP Inc.HPQ42.9943.9542.9343.4214.2M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS31.2931.2930.6630.9014M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ67.7568.2267.5567.8212.9M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY22.5122.5422.0422.2312.7M
AmgenAMGN53.1753.2052.3052.5612.5M
VisaV74.2474.4972.1273.4011.7M
BoeingBA67.1168.3466.5468.148.45M
AmazonAMZN69.8970.8468.4069.128.3M
United TechnologiesUTX65.0065.0063.4064.097.98M
McDonald'sMCD60.4161.0059.9160.447.26M
PepsicoPEP65.4565.7464.8165.417.08M
Union PacificUNP73.4273.9571.5172.546.44M
3MMMM69.4869.5368.3068.944.47M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3890.003924.003866.003914.0032.5K
Exchange Rates of July 18, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 106.940 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.006 CAD1 CAD = 0.995 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.023 CHF1 CHF = 0.978 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.817 CNY1 CNY = 0.147 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 169.480 JPY1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.793 GBP1 GBP = 1.262 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.632 AUD1 AUD = 0.613 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.593 CAD1 CAD = 0.628 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.621 CHF1 CHF = 0.617 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.468 GBP1 GBP = 2.139 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0.963 AUD1 AUD = 1.039 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.940 CAD1 CAD = 1.064 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0.956 CHF1 CHF = 1.046 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.059 AUD1 AUD = 0.486 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2.010 CAD1 CAD = 0.498 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2.044 CHF1 CHF = 0.489 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.976 CAD1 CAD = 1.025 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.992 CHF1 CHF = 1.008 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1.017 CHF1 CHF = 0.984 CAD

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