Financial news on April 25, 2007

Business and Financial news
2 Music Concerns Resolve Dispute

A $110 million settlement between Warner Music and Bertelsmann resolves claims that Bertelsmann had contributed to widespread copyright infringement. Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

No Charges for Apple Over Options

Regulators said they would bring no civil charges against Apple over the backdating of executive stock options. Read more..

By ERIC DASH - The New York Times

Shareholders Withhold Votes for Times Directors

The vote was a symbolic protest against the company’s dual ownership structure and lagging stock price. Read more..

By LANDON THOMAS Jr - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Amazon AMZN 53.12 57.18 52.95 56.81 104M
Intel INTC 21.99 22.30 21.80 22.26 69M
Pfizer PFE 26.20 26.45 25.98 26.32 54.1M
Cisco Systems CSCO 26.53 26.87 26.22 26.78 45.2M
General Electric GE 34.96 35.45 34.91 35.41 45M
Apple AAPL 94.23 95.40 93.80 95.35 42.4M
Microsoft MSFT 28.86 29.00 28.69 28.99 39.5M
ExxonMobil XOM 78.99 80.20 78.76 79.92 28.1M
AT&T Inc. T 39.45 39.60 38.98 39.14 25.3M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 18.89 18.99 18.70 18.90 24.8M
Comcast CMCSA 27.56 28.20 27.45 28.09 20.3M
Altria MO 70.22 70.63 69.57 70.47 19.9M
ConocoPhillips COP 69.99 71.23 69.04 70.82 18.4M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 52.24 52.94 52.18 52.82 18.1M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 35.83 36.33 35.83 36.28 17.4M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 28.83 29.78 28.59 29.70 16.2M
Amgen AMGN 61.61 62.36 60.65 61.69 16.1M
International Business Machines IBM 98.75 101.70 98.73 101.46 14.8M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 48.77 49.10 48.63 48.81 14.5M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 53.90 53.90 52.34 52.94 14.4M
Verizon Communications VZ 37.85 37.90 37.42 37.65 14M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 64.75 65.12 64.50 64.68 12.9M
Merck MRK 51.69 52.50 51.36 52.39 12.1M
Home Depot HD 39.31 39.69 39.20 39.50 11.3M
Chevron CVX 77.59 78.93 77.55 78.32 10.9M
Coca-Cola KO 51.99 52.06 51.49 51.74 10.7M
HP Inc. HPQ 41.80 41.99 41.65 41.87 10.3M
Schlumberger SLB 75.25 76.64 74.72 75.87 9.82M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 35.07 35.43 34.86 35.32 9.23M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 57.25 57.75 57.17 57.56 8.26M
Alphabet GOOGL 480.00 481.37 476.11 477.99 7.93M
Boeing BA 94.60 94.75 92.75 94.69 7.75M
Procter & Gamble PG 63.35 63.75 63.33 63.53 7.32M
McDonald's MCD 48.71 48.95 48.32 48.63 6.98M
Pepsico PEP 66.77 67.24 66.30 66.98 5.91M
Gilead Sciences GILD 83.33 84.27 82.41 84.22 5.48M
3M MMM 76.96 77.51 76.45 76.97 4.65M
United Technologies UTX 67.91 68.05 67.21 68.04 3.87M
Union Pacific UNP 116.45 116.89 114.69 116.36 2.82M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3635.00 3640.00 3605.00 3620.00 15.6K
Exchange Rates of April 25, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 118.740 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.115 CAD 1 CAD = 0.897 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.204 CHF 1 CHF = 0.830 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7.719 CNY 1 CNY = 0.130 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 161.940 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.681 GBP 1 GBP = 1.468 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.636 AUD 1 AUD = 0.611 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.520 CAD 1 CAD = 0.658 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.643 CHF 1 CHF = 0.609 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.421 GBP 1 GBP = 2.378 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.010 AUD 1 AUD = 0.990 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.938 CAD 1 CAD = 1.066 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.014 CHF 1 CHF = 0.986 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.402 AUD 1 AUD = 0.416 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.231 CAD 1 CAD = 0.448 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.410 CHF 1 CHF = 0.415 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.929 CAD 1 CAD = 1.077 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 1.003 CHF 1 CHF = 0.997 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.080 CHF 1 CHF = 0.926 CAD

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