Financial news on March 24, 2017

Business and Financial news
California Upholds Auto Emissions Standards, Setting Up Face-Off With Trump

The backing of rules adopted in the Obama administration is one of the most direct moves so far to blunt President Trump’s effort to roll back regulations. Read more..

By HIROKO TABUCHI - The New York Times

China’s New Limits on Money Outflows Hit a Would-Be Paradise

Based in Malaysia, Forest City promises clean air and beaches, but China’s efforts to keep money at home leave some buyers struggling to pay what they owe. Read more..

By NEIL GOUGH and CAO LI - The New York Times

C.I.A. Developed Tools to Spy on Mac Computers, WikiLeaks Disclosure Shows

Leaked details about the spy agency’s cyberweapons programs suggest the agency had developed spy tools for older Mac software, and had worked on a newer version last year. Read more..

By VINDU GOEL - The New York Times

Citing Confidentiality, British Court Blocks Reuters Article on Hedge Fund

A High Court judge in London issued an injunction blocking the publication of the report about Brevan Howard Asset Management. Read more..

By CHAD BRAY - The New York Times

Cornell Law to Start Program on Roosevelt Island

Law students will be able to study issues like privacy and cybersecurity at the new New York campus. Read more..

By ELIZABETH OLSON - The New York Times

Fake Sleuths: Web Gets It Wrong on London Attacker

On the dark side of digital platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Wikipedia, individuals’ misconceptions and outright falsehoods can overrun basic facts. Read more..

By MARK SCOTT - The New York Times

Gershon Kekst, Leader in Wall St. Public Relations, Dies at 82

For more than five decades in public relations, Mr. Kekst forged relationships with business moguls and the bankers and lawyers who advised them on takeovers. Read more..

By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED - The New York Times

Morning Agenda: Major Hedge Fund to Close

Eric Mindich has decided to shut down Eton Park Capital Management, the hedge fund he started in 2004 and expanded to manage as much as $14 billion. Read more..

By AMIE TSANG - The New York Times

U.S., in Reversal, Issues Permit for Keystone Oil Pipeline

The decision by the Trump administration revives a contentious project, opposed by environmentalists, to transport oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast. Read more..

By CLIFFORD KRAUSS - The New York Times

Why the Payout to Credit Suisse’s Chief Is Undeserved

Tidjane Thiam is getting $12 million for 2016. That looks bad when the bank is coming off a $2.7 billion loss for the year and may need to raise capital. Read more..

By DOMINIC ELLIOTT - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 29.59 29.81 29.53 29.72 27.9M
Pfizer PFE 34.27 34.27 33.94 34.00 27.1M
Microsoft MSFT 65.36 65.45 64.76 64.98 22.6M
Apple AAPL 141.50 141.74 140.35 140.64 22.4M
Intel INTC 35.65 35.73 35.12 35.16 22.2M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 55.50 56.05 55.22 55.83 21.1M
Cisco Systems CSCO 34.07 34.30 33.95 34.08 18.1M
Comcast CMCSA 37.24 37.57 37.08 37.38 17.8M
Facebook FB 140.08 141.02 139.76 140.34 16.7M
General Motors GM 34.40 35.07 34.08 34.56 16.3M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 87.79 88.09 86.77 87.29 16.1M
AT&T Inc. T 41.76 41.89 41.54 41.68 14.2M
Coca-Cola KO 42.23 42.25 41.91 42.12 13.8M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 44.92 45.09 44.58 44.65 13.1M
Altria MO 73.67 73.72 73.03 73.17 11.8M
Schlumberger SLB 77.76 77.94 76.77 76.96 9.81M
Verizon Communications VZ 49.70 49.83 49.50 49.68 9.31M
Procter & Gamble PG 90.77 90.92 90.21 90.57 9.25M
Merck MRK 63.16 63.53 62.86 63.18 9.14M
ExxonMobil XOM 82.03 82.03 81.15 81.23 9.13M
ConocoPhillips COP 44.64 44.88 43.97 44.10 8.8M
Visa V 89.06 89.61 88.97 89.19 7.6M
HP Inc. HPQ 17.28 17.40 17.13 17.23 6.63M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 125.86 126.36 125.13 125.48 6.49M
Chevron CVX 107.93 108.42 107.70 107.99 6.34M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 55.87 56.25 55.68 55.89 6.17M
Gilead Sciences GILD 67.57 67.87 67.20 67.51 6.04M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 69.99 70.17 69.53 69.61 5.86M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 166.20 167.40 164.35 165.00 5.24M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 44.76 45.15 44.60 44.73 4.75M
Home Depot HD 147.85 150.15 147.01 147.71 4.74M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 112.40 112.58 111.68 112.14 4.71M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 170.45 170.45 168.02 168.66 4.13M
Pepsico PEP 111.98 112.25 111.79 112.12 3.91M
McDonald's MCD 129.38 129.68 129.16 129.34 3.57M
International Business Machines IBM 175.12 175.50 173.39 173.83 3.22M
Amgen AMGN 166.69 166.93 165.08 165.74 3.18M
Union Pacific UNP 103.99 104.61 103.44 103.96 2.73M
Boeing BA 176.85 177.53 174.77 175.82 2.39M
United Technologies UTX 111.98 112.28 111.33 111.80 2.25M
Amazon AMZN 851.68 851.80 843.53 845.61 2.14M
Alphabet GOOGL 842.00 844.00 829.10 835.14 2.11M
3M MMM 192.12 192.62 190.90 191.51 1.44M
Exchange Rates of March 24, 2017
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0.926 EUR 1 EUR = 1.080 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 111.329 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0.802 GBP 1 GBP = 1.247 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1.310 AUD 1 AUD = 0.763 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.338 CAD 1 CAD = 0.747 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.991 CHF 1 CHF = 1.009 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 18.893 MXN 1 MXN = 0.053 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8.805 SEK 1 SEK = 0.114 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 120.184 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.866 GBP 1 GBP = 1.155 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.414 AUD 1 AUD = 0.707 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.442 CAD 1 CAD = 0.693 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.070 CHF 1 CHF = 0.934 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 7.429 CNY 1 CNY = 0.135 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 20.485 MXN 1 MXN = 0.049 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9.517 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 = 84.746 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 = 0.169 MXN 1 MXN = 5.907 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0.079 SEK 1 SEK = 12.723 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.635 AUD 1 AUD = 0.611 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.669 CAD 1 CAD = 0.599 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.236 CHF 1 CHF = 0.809 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 8.580 CNY 1 CNY = 0.117 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 23.416 MXN 1 MXN = 0.043 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 10.989 SEK 1 SEK = 0.091 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 1.019 CAD 1 CAD = 0.982 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.755 CHF 1 CHF = 1.325 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5.245 CNY 1 CNY = 0.191 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 14.421 MXN 1 MXN = 0.069 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 6.722 SEK 1 SEK = 0.149 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.740 CHF 1 CHF = 1.351 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5.144 CNY 1 CNY = 0.194 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 14.142 MXN 1 MXN = 0.071 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6.592 SEK 1 SEK = 0.152 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.938 CNY 1 CNY = 0.144 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 18.935 MXN 1 MXN = 0.053 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 8.876 SEK 1 SEK = 0.113 CHF

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