Financial news on March 21, 2017

Business and Financial news
Calling 911 on a Mobile Phone

Emergency calls from wireless phones are handled differently from those from landlines, but the technology is evolving. Read more..

By J. D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

Dole Case Illustrates Problems in Shareholder System

Some Dole shareholders may not get a piece of a recent settlement. While shareholders think they own the shares they buy, they don’t in a sense. Read more..

By STEVEN DAVIDOFF SOLOMON - The New York Times

Google Tries to Stop Ads From Appearing Next to Hate Speech

After complaints from brands whose content was shown alongside offensive material online, the search giant pledged to improve its safeguards. Read more..

By MARK SCOTT - The New York Times

Help Wanted: Trump Betting Expert for Gambling Website

Paddy Power, an Irish gambling website known for its marketing stunts, is seeking a “head of Trump betting” to oversee its wagers related to the American president. Read more..

By CHAD BRAY - The New York Times

Jet-Setting Pets Get a New Place to Be Pampered at Kennedy Airport

Amenities at a center called the Ark will include “pawdicures,” lodgings for sick birds and luxurious stalls for globe-trotting show horses. Read more..

By JANE L. LEVERE - The New York Times

Morning Agenda: Walmart Makes Another Push Online

The retail giant has formed an internal venture arm to hatch new online businesses by incubating start-ups in emerging technology fields. Read more..

By AMIE TSANG - The New York Times

Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York City. Read more..

By ROSALIE R. RADOMSKY - The New York Times

Tech Roundup: Uber’s Many Bumps in the Road

The issues continue to build at the ride-hailing company. The latest problem is growing concern about executive turnover. Read more..

By JIM KERSTETTER - The New York Times

What’s at Stake in a Health Bill That Slashes the Safety Net

By reversing the Medicaid expansion and leaving millions unable to pay for coverage, the bill would be a landmark retreat in American social welfare. Read more..

By EDUARDO PORTER - The New York Times

What Travelers Should Know About New Restrictions on Devices

Who is affected by the flight restriction, and what should you do? Read more..

By BRIAN X. CHEN - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Apple AAPL 142.11 142.80 139.73 139.84 39.5M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 90.36 90.64 87.06 87.39 33.1M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 57.93 57.96 55.63 55.85 31.8M
Pfizer PFE 34.48 34.61 34.18 34.25 31.4M
General Motors GM 35.95 35.98 34.47 34.55 30.9M
Facebook FB 141.15 142.31 138.40 138.51 29.9M
General Electric GE 29.86 29.86 29.34 29.39 26.8M
Microsoft MSFT 65.19 65.50 64.13 64.21 26.6M
Intel INTC 35.59 35.60 35.00 35.04 22.8M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 45.31 45.40 44.71 44.84 22M
Cisco Systems CSCO 34.45 34.47 33.78 33.88 21.4M
AT&T Inc. T 42.45 42.51 42.00 42.08 20.3M
Comcast CMCSA 37.49 37.61 37.00 37.07 18.8M
Coca-Cola KO 42.31 42.63 42.21 42.50 17.2M
Verizon Communications VZ 50.48 50.63 50.12 50.16 15.2M
ExxonMobil XOM 82.16 82.35 81.60 81.83 13.4M
HP Inc. HPQ 17.62 17.69 17.15 17.15 11.3M
Visa V 89.49 89.71 88.00 88.06 11.1M
Merck MRK 64.28 64.61 63.62 63.91 10.6M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 56.50 56.66 55.38 55.71 9.39M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 70.17 70.40 69.69 69.90 8.75M
Gilead Sciences GILD 68.80 69.08 67.43 67.74 8.69M
Procter & Gamble PG 91.30 91.75 91.03 91.19 8.21M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 128.38 128.45 127.14 127.25 7.58M
Chevron CVX 108.06 108.23 107.40 108.04 7.41M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 112.97 113.10 111.54 111.75 7.11M
ConocoPhillips COP 46.04 46.17 44.88 45.18 6.5M
Altria MO 75.72 76.20 75.63 75.93 6.49M
Schlumberger SLB 79.53 79.65 78.57 78.69 6.21M
Pepsico PEP 111.54 112.31 111.47 111.77 5.59M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 45.15 45.38 44.60 44.80 5.57M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 172.16 172.44 169.03 169.47 4.97M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 168.67 168.82 167.06 167.70 4.95M
Amgen AMGN 170.05 170.21 166.49 166.85 4.92M
Home Depot HD 148.33 148.70 146.26 146.61 4.53M
Amazon AMZN 858.84 862.80 841.31 843.20 4.38M
McDonald's MCD 129.22 129.75 128.18 128.52 4.06M
International Business Machines IBM 176.01 176.23 173.84 173.88 3.93M
Union Pacific UNP 105.44 105.61 103.20 103.65 3.85M
United Technologies UTX 113.66 114.15 111.98 112.16 3.57M
Boeing BA 179.99 180.25 175.50 175.96 3.24M
Alphabet GOOGL 870.06 873.47 847.69 850.14 2.54M
3M MMM 193.49 193.49 191.51 192.13 1.9M
Exchange Rates of March 21, 2017
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0.925 EUR 1 EUR = 1.082 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 111.498 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0.801 GBP 1 GBP = 1.248 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1.302 AUD 1 AUD = 0.768 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.335 CAD 1 CAD = 0.749 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.993 CHF 1 CHF = 1.007 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 19.078 MXN 1 MXN = 0.052 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8.797 SEK 1 SEK = 0.114 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 120.555 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.867 GBP 1 GBP = 1.154 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.408 AUD 1 AUD = 0.710 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.444 CAD 1 CAD = 0.693 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.074 CHF 1 CHF = 0.931 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 7.442 CNY 1 CNY = 0.134 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 20.627 MXN 1 MXN = 0.048 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9.512 SEK 1 SEK = 0.105 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.007 GBP 1 GBP = 138.889 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.012 AUD 1 AUD = 85.470 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.012 CAD 1 CAD = 83.333 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.009 CHF 1 CHF = 112.360 JPY
Japanese Yen Chinese Yuan 1 JPY = 0.062 CNY 1 CNY = 16.207 JPY
Japanese Yen Mexican Peso 1 JPY = 0.171 MXN 1 MXN = 5.845 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0.079 SEK 1 SEK = 12.674 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.624 AUD 1 AUD = 0.616 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.666 CAD 1 CAD = 0.600 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.239 CHF 1 CHF = 0.807 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 8.596 CNY 1 CNY = 0.116 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 23.798 MXN 1 MXN = 0.042 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 10.973 SEK 1 SEK = 0.091 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 1.026 CAD 1 CAD = 0.975 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.763 CHF 1 CHF = 1.311 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5.291 CNY 1 CNY = 0.189 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 14.656 MXN 1 MXN = 0.068 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 6.753 SEK 1 SEK = 0.148 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.744 CHF 1 CHF = 1.345 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5.159 CNY 1 CNY = 0.194 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 14.293 MXN 1 MXN = 0.070 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6.585 SEK 1 SEK = 0.152 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.932 CNY 1 CNY = 0.144 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 19.207 MXN 1 MXN = 0.052 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 8.854 SEK 1 SEK = 0.113 CHF

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