Financial news on February 22, 2007

Business and Financial news
A Google Package Challenges Microsoft

Google will unveil communications and productivity software aimed at businesses that will be accessible over the Internet. Read more..

By MIGUEL HELFT - The New York Times

A Pocket Digital Camera That Holds Its Breath Under Water

Just in case the fish speak, the Optio W30 shoots 30 frames a second while recording sound. Read more..

By MARTY KATZ - The New York Times

Blend a PC Into Your TV System, Using Wireless and High Definition

Some video buffs may want to relay their high-definition programming all over the house or take it with them on the road. Read more..

By JOHN BIGGS - The New York Times

Hospital Group Offers Plan on Health Coverage for All

A group of the largest commercial hospital chains plans to propose that individuals be required to have basic health coverage. Read more..

By MILT FREUDENHEIM - The New York Times

Lofty Hopes, Suspended

The case of a small development in Southwest Florida illustrates the important role that real estate investors played in driving a housing boom over the edge. Read more..

By CHRISTINE HAUGHNEY and VIKAS BAJAJ - The New York Times

Settlement Lets Apple Use ‘iPhone’

Apple and Cisco settled a dispute over the iPhone trademark, which Apple wants for its much anticipated device. Read more..

By BRAD STONE - The New York Times

The Magic Is in the Tweaking

Entrepreneurs discover success requires a little reinvention. Read more..

By ANNE FIELD - The New York Times

The Suitors for Chrysler Grow Sparse

DaimlerChrysler is said to prefer to sell the struggling Chrysler Group in one piece, rather than let potential bidders pick and choose among its assets. Read more..

By MICHELINE MAYNARD - The New York Times

U.S. Won’t Seek to Restore Fraud Conviction of Ex-Westar Officials

An appeals court said that evidence at the trial did not justify the guilty verdicts. Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

Whole Foods Makes Offer for a Smaller Rival

Whole Foods surprised investors by announcing a proposed merger with Wild Oats Markets. Read more..

By ANDREW MARTIN - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Microsoft MSFT 29.31 29.54 29.16 29.39 57.8M
Intel INTC 21.00 21.07 20.78 20.97 52.4M
Cisco Systems CSCO 27.52 27.61 27.22 27.40 40.3M
General Electric GE 35.82 35.88 35.31 35.40 37.7M
Pfizer PFE 26.06 26.09 25.81 25.87 36.3M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 17.26 17.30 17.01 17.27 33M
Apple AAPL 90.80 90.81 88.53 89.51 29.9M
HP Inc. HPQ 41.25 41.30 40.21 40.78 25.3M
ExxonMobil XOM 74.62 75.21 74.20 75.08 17.2M
AT&T Inc. T 37.16 37.40 36.89 37.05 14.8M
Amgen AMGN 66.84 67.41 66.62 66.74 14.4M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 52.71 53.69 52.65 53.62 14.4M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 64.97 65.07 64.65 64.78 12.9M
Merck MRK 43.85 44.02 43.13 43.20 12.4M
ConocoPhillips COP 66.29 66.97 65.60 66.88 11.8M
Alphabet GOOGL 478.69 484.24 474.39 475.85 11.5M
Altria MO 85.37 85.50 84.65 84.84 10.8M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 50.09 50.18 49.55 49.69 10.6M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 36.13 36.23 35.94 36.21 10.5M
Schlumberger SLB 63.37 65.18 63.05 64.97 10.3M
Verizon Communications VZ 38.50 38.62 38.22 38.44 9.81M
Comcast CMCSA 27.86 27.92 27.12 27.45 9.77M
Home Depot HD 41.10 41.30 40.99 41.18 9.48M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 51.80 51.95 51.38 51.64 9.11M
Chevron CVX 70.02 70.96 69.84 70.67 8.4M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 35.07 35.24 34.96 35.16 7.76M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 27.05 27.13 26.97 27.09 7.33M
Procter & Gamble PG 64.48 64.73 64.31 64.71 6.32M
International Business Machines IBM 98.80 99.50 97.77 98.50 5.9M
Pepsico PEP 64.91 65.00 64.23 64.66 5.62M
Coca-Cola KO 47.55 47.74 47.22 47.30 4.93M
Amazon AMZN 41.40 42.00 40.89 41.00 4.93M
McDonald's MCD 45.85 46.09 45.81 46.05 4.8M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 53.82 54.00 53.45 53.72 3.89M
Gilead Sciences GILD 74.20 74.75 73.10 74.06 3.45M
Boeing BA 91.10 91.93 90.27 90.58 3.18M
United Technologies UTX 67.79 68.06 67.06 67.50 3.13M
3M MMM 76.25 76.75 76.13 76.35 2.8M
Union Pacific UNP 104.89 105.84 103.52 104.11 2.08M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3596.00 3609.00 3565.00 3575.00 8.6K
Exchange Rates of February 22, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 121.560 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.162 CAD 1 CAD = 0.861 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.238 CHF 1 CHF = 0.808 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7.750 CNY 1 CNY = 0.129 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 159.560 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.671 GBP 1 GBP = 1.491 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.663 AUD 1 AUD = 0.601 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.525 CAD 1 CAD = 0.656 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.625 CHF 1 CHF = 0.615 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.420 GBP 1 GBP = 2.380 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.042 AUD 1 AUD = 0.960 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.955 CAD 1 CAD = 1.047 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.018 CHF 1 CHF = 0.982 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.480 AUD 1 AUD = 0.403 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.274 CAD 1 CAD = 0.440 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.422 CHF 1 CHF = 0.413 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.916 CAD 1 CAD = 1.091 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.976 CHF 1 CHF = 1.024 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.065 CHF 1 CHF = 0.939 CAD

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