Financial news on April 21, 2016

Business and Financial news
Bank Overdraft Fees Hit Younger Adults Hardest, Pew Says

Pew Charitable Trusts said younger consumers are more likely to use debit cards, and debits make up the majority of transactions resulting in fees. Read more..

By ANN CARRNS - The New York Times

Barclays Names Permanent C.E.O. for Barclaycard Business

Amer Sajed joined the British bank from Citigroup in 2006, and he has served as interim chief executive of the credit card business since May 2015. Read more..

By CHAD BRAY - The New York Times

Chinese Consortium Reaches Deal to Buy Lexmark

Printing and software company Lexmark agrees to be sold to consortium led by Apex Technology of China and PAG Asia Capital for $3.6 billion. Read more..

By AMIE TSANG - The New York Times

Credit Suisse Hires Former Deutsche Bank Executive

Henrik Aslaksen, the former global head of mergers and acquisitions at Deutsche Bank, will join the Swiss bank as head of strategic client coverage. Read more..

By CHAD BRAY - The New York Times

Have Some Fun

Friday fun with Robyn Weintraub. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Volkswagen Deal on Emissions Cheating in U.S. Is Expected

Volkswagen nears completion of agreement to resolve claims in United States over its emissions cheating scandal; fines and compensation to vehicle owners could total billions of dollars. Read more..

By JACK EWING - The New York Times

‘Whole Foods Effect’: When Small Food Makers Get the Call to Go Big

Entrepreneurs face challenge and opportunity as retailers use start-ups and small businesses to satisfy consumer demand for locally grown food; 25 percent of food shoppers buy local produce, up from 13 percent in 2007; firms like California's Cowgirl Creamery, which supplies cheese to Whole Foods, sometimes have trouble meeting demand. Read more..

By AMY HAIMERL - The New York Times

Yahoo’s First Quarter Adds Urgency to Sale Option

Marissa Mayer needs to offload Yahoo’s core business before bidders like Verizon lose interest Read more..

By JENNIFER SABA - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE31,1231,2830,8530,9839.6M
MicrosoftMSFT55,8056,2355,4255,7838.9M
Coca-ColaKO44,2644,2842,8743,6637.2M
PfizerPFE33,0633,4833,0433,2434.2M
AT&T Inc.T38,5338,5837,8537,8632.2M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ50,5650,6849,4750,0332.2M
AppleAAPL106,93106,93105,52105,9731.6M
IntelINTC31,9432,0631,8131,9728.4M
General MotorsGM33,1833,4132,4732,6622.8M
FacebookFB112,55114,04112,31113,4420.9M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC50,5550,7849,9350,0520.3M
Cisco SystemsCSCO28,4228,5128,1628,2417.3M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM64,2664,6663,3463,6015.4M
ComcastCMCSA61,2561,3660,3860,9414.2M
ExxonMobilXOM86,5987,8486,5786,7912.1M
Oracle Corp.ORCL41,0341,3040,8840,9912M
HP Inc.HPQ12,7812,8412,5812,5911M
MerckMRK56,3457,0356,3156,6010.5M
ConocoPhillipsCOP46,9947,3246,1246,2310M
Union PacificUNP86,6088,6585,2087,329.85M
VisaV81,5081,6780,6880,799.53M
Gilead SciencesGILD99,90101,8499,90101,749.04M
Procter & GamblePG81,0481,3180,5580,808.8M
SchlumbergerSLB80,8881,9680,1680,278.29M
ChevronCVX101,64102,80101,11101,408.28M
McDonald'sMCD128,55128,75125,60125,797.94M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ113,31113,73112,77113,577.88M
PepsicoPEP102,34102,34100,42100,997.15M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS103,36104,12102,65102,916.82M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT69,4769,6868,2468,476.62M
AltriaMO61,3561,4260,0960,186.61M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT43,7844,3243,5943,886.17M
International Business MachinesIBM146,58150,12146,46149,306.02M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY69,0270,2468,8870,165.42M
BoeingBA130,98132,64130,30130,744.8M
AlphabetGOOGL777,31781,68771,55780,003.88M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH133,56134,00132,43132,963.79M
Home DepotHD135,23135,49134,39134,603.54M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B146,09146,42144,67144,862.88M
United TechnologiesUTX105,56105,96105,25105,432.63M
AmazonAMZN631,00637,82628,50631,002.6M
AmgenAMGN162,44164,54162,03164,352.35M
3MMMM168,97169,70168,41168,661.63M
Exchange Rates of April 21, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarEuro1 USD = 0,886 EUR1 EUR = 1,129 USD
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 109,415 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarPound Sterling1 USD = 0,698 GBP1 GBP = 1,432 USD
US DollarAustralian Dollar1 USD = 1,292 AUD1 AUD = 0,774 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,272 CAD1 CAD = 0,786 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0,975 CHF1 CHF = 1,026 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6,474 CNY1 CNY = 0,154 USD
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 17,462 MXN1 MXN = 0,057 USD
US DollarSwidish Krona1 USD = 8,141 SEK1 SEK = 0,123 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 123,510 JPY1 JPY = 0,008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,788 GBP1 GBP = 1,269 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,458 AUD1 AUD = 0,686 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,436 CAD1 CAD = 0,696 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,100 CHF1 CHF = 0,909 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 7,307 CNY1 CNY = 0,137 EUR
EuroMexican Peso1 EUR = 19,711 MXN1 MXN = 0,051 EUR
EuroSwidish Krona1 EUR = 9,190 SEK1 SEK = 0,109 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,006 GBP1 GBP = 156,250 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0,012 AUD1 AUD = 84,746 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,012 CAD1 CAD = 86,207 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0,009 CHF1 CHF = 112,360 JPY
Japanese YenChinese Yuan1 JPY = 0,059 CNY1 CNY = 16,920 JPY
Japanese YenMexican Peso1 JPY = 0,160 MXN1 MXN = 6,270 JPY
Japanese YenSwidish Krona1 JPY = 0,074 SEK1 SEK = 13,459 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1,849 AUD1 AUD = 0,541 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,822 CAD1 CAD = 0,549 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1,396 CHF1 CHF = 0,717 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 9,270 CNY1 CNY = 0,108 GBP
Pound SterlingMexican Peso1 GBP = 24,994 MXN1 MXN = 0,040 GBP
Pound SterlingSwidish Krona1 GBP = 11,655 SEK1 SEK = 0,086 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,985 CAD1 CAD = 1,015 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,755 CHF1 CHF = 1,325 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5,010 CNY1 CNY = 0,200 AUD
Australian DollarMexican Peso1 AUD = 13,517 MXN1 MXN = 0,074 AUD
Australian DollarSwidish Krona1 AUD = 6,301 SEK1 SEK = 0,159 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0,766 CHF1 CHF = 1,305 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5,087 CNY1 CNY = 0,197 CAD
Canadian DollarMexican Peso1 CAD = 13,722 MXN1 MXN = 0,073 CAD
Canadian DollarSwidish Krona1 CAD = 6,395 SEK1 SEK = 0,156 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6,640 CNY1 CNY = 0,151 CHF
Swiss FrancMexican Peso1 CHF = 17,913 MXN1 MXN = 0,056 CHF
Swiss FrancSwidish Krona1 CHF = 8,351 SEK1 SEK = 0,120 CHF
Chinese YuanSwidish Krona1 CNY = 1,254 SEK1 SEK = 0,798 CNY

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