Financial news on June 24, 2013

Business and Financial news
British Invasion Reshuffles U.S. Media

David Carr The Media Equation column on proliferation of British talent in American media landscape; cites examples like Piers Morgan taking over for Larry King and John Oliver filling in for Jon Stewart as signs of a larger industry shift. Read more..

By DAVID CARR - The New York Times

Hollywood’s Passion for Guns Remains Undimmed

Media Decoder blog; Hollywood continues its love affair with guns as blockbuster season unfolds, with every major studio celebrating firearms in its films and marketing arsenal; industry has offered to alert parents to presence of violence in films following episodes of mass shootings, but continues to resist change at movies. Read more..

By MICHAEL CIEPLY - The New York Times

News From the Advertising Industry

Account assignments, executive appointments and miscellaneous news from advertising agencies. Read more..

By STUART ELLIOTT - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
PfizerPFE28.1628.3827.5227.71222M
Oracle Corp.ORCL30.1230.4430.0330.1778.9M
AT&T Inc.T34.3134.8534.1334.4671.2M
MicrosoftMSFT32.9434.2032.5733.7256.1M
IntelINTC24.0824.2223.4123.5849.1M
General ElectricGE23.1223.1522.7622.9348.8M
FacebookFB23.9524.1123.3823.9440.6M
Cisco SystemsCSCO24.3224.4724.0424.0636M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC40.4840.5039.4039.8031M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM50.8851.4550.1150.9230.7M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ49.0549.4148.8149.1229.4M
General MotorsGM31.7631.8431.1331.4219M
MerckMRK46.4746.8646.0646.4118.1M
ExxonMobilXOM88.9589.5088.0288.4817.7M
AppleAAPL407.40408.66398.05402.5417.2M
ComcastCMCSA39.3740.0039.3339.7816.8M
Coca-ColaKO39.4540.0139.1339.5316.4M
HP Inc.HPQ23.9424.0023.1923.4316M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ82.9285.3182.8184.6114.8M
Procter & GamblePG76.9577.4375.6376.5812.6M
Gilead SciencesGILD48.2049.7146.7048.9311.5M
Home DepotHD72.9074.0272.4173.5110.2M
AltriaMO34.6035.0534.4034.639.76M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT73.0574.7972.9074.209.7M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY45.3245.9644.8945.478.74M
SchlumbergerSLB71.8471.9870.2571.247.98M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT35.2935.3834.6934.977.54M
ConocoPhillipsCOP59.7859.9058.7159.357.39M
PepsicoPEP78.6880.7578.2080.136.79M
ChevronCVX117.71118.03116.02116.826.79M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS62.2562.9961.8262.446.49M
AlphabetGOOGL871.88876.32863.25869.796.03M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH63.4965.0463.4664.655.72M
BoeingBA99.0699.4696.3197.855.59M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B111.75112.00109.53110.715.19M
International Business MachinesIBM193.99194.91191.34193.544.36M
McDonald'sMCD96.5497.7196.0297.294.24M
VisaV178.11179.48175.68178.273.88M
AmazonAMZN271.29273.16265.00270.613.86M
United TechnologiesUTX91.2792.4790.3091.493.86M
AmgenAMGN96.7397.2395.4196.143.75M
3MMMM108.78108.78107.15107.503.6M
Union PacificUNP150.60151.08148.45149.342.29M
Exchange Rates of June 24, 2013
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 97.710 JPY1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.050 CAD1 CAD = 0.952 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0.933 CHF1 CHF = 1.072 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.145 CNY1 CNY = 0.163 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 128.220 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.850 GBP1 GBP = 1.176 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.418 AUD1 AUD = 0.705 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.378 CAD1 CAD = 0.726 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.225 CHF1 CHF = 0.817 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 8.069 CNY1 CNY = 0.124 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.663 GBP1 GBP = 1.509 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.105 AUD1 AUD = 0.905 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.074 CAD1 CAD = 0.931 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0.955 CHF1 CHF = 1.048 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1.668 AUD1 AUD = 0.600 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.620 CAD1 CAD = 0.617 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.440 CHF1 CHF = 0.694 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 9.490 CNY1 CNY = 0.105 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.972 CAD1 CAD = 1.029 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.863 CHF1 CHF = 1.159 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5.688 CNY1 CNY = 0.176 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.888 CHF1 CHF = 1.126 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5.854 CNY1 CNY = 0.171 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.588 CNY1 CNY = 0.152 CHF

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