Financial news on April 25, 2013

Business and Financial news
Decoded: Yahoo’s Push Into Digital Video

The Times’s Brian Stelter assesses Yahoo’s effort to capture more digital video advertising revenue. Read more..

Marcus Mabry and Brian Stelter - The New York Times

GE Capital Cuts Gun Shop Purchase Loans

GE Capital stops offering consumer financing programs to retailers whose main business is selling guns; company, headquartered in Connecticut, makes move in wake of Sandy Hook elementary school massacre. Read more..

By STEVE LOHR - The New York Times

Possible Fed Successor Has Admirers and Foes

Janet L Yellen is seen as likely candidate to succeed Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S Bernanke, but critics express concerns about her stance on inflation; if confirmed, Yellen would become first woman to lead a major central bank. Read more..

By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
MicrosoftMSFT31,7132,8431,5431,94111M
IntelINTC23,6523,8723,3223,38109M
General ElectricGE22,2122,2321,9121,9541.5M
Cisco SystemsCSCO20,5020,7720,3920,6440.5M
AT&T Inc.T37,2537,4437,0737,2835.8M
PfizerPFE30,6530,6629,9230,2635.6M
Oracle Corp.ORCL32,5632,5832,2132,2725.9M
HP Inc.HPQ19,9220,0019,5819,5922.5M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ52,4853,3352,3653,2219.1M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM49,0249,6348,8949,0019.1M
FacebookFB26,0726,4026,0026,1417.2M
ExxonMobilXOM88,8988,9087,6588,0716.3M
MerckMRK47,9548,0047,2847,3515.9M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC37,4737,8037,3337,6414.9M
Procter & GamblePG77,6777,6776,3576,5814.7M
General MotorsGM30,0630,7830,0030,7114.5M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY40,8240,9140,0340,2213.9M
AppleAAPL411,23413,94407,00408,3813.7M
ComcastCMCSA40,7441,0240,6140,7512M
Gilead SciencesGILD51,3051,8450,9151,4310.9M
Coca-ColaKO42,2642,5442,0842,3510.2M
AltriaMO35,6835,9635,5535,949.66M
3MMMM104,46105,64103,50104,889.03M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ84,5485,4484,3485,228.69M
AmgenAMGN105,49109,24105,21108,668.12M
SchlumbergerSLB73,2574,0772,8073,447.38M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS62,0162,1761,5562,006.68M
ConocoPhillipsCOP58,3758,7757,7258,376.29M
AmazonAMZN271,53275,80270,50274,706.12M
BoeingBA91,3592,6290,0791,675.77M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT78,1878,8377,8878,655.73M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH59,1359,4158,6159,345.67M
Home DepotHD73,3173,7973,2073,375.65M
ChevronCVX119,07120,00118,30118,515.6M
PepsicoPEP82,4183,0982,1882,825.6M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT36,6236,8236,4536,495.32M
International Business MachinesIBM192,69195,17192,32193,954.65M
AlphabetGOOGL816,25816,47807,63809,103.98M
United TechnologiesUTX92,4093,1992,0092,113.59M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B107,02108,04106,82107,473.58M
McDonald'sMCD101,27101,63100,85100,943.53M
VisaV167,91170,48167,44168,762.33M
Union PacificUNP148,13149,27147,44148,221.46M
Exchange Rates of April 25, 2013
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 99,320 JPY1 JPY = 0,010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,020 CAD1 CAD = 0,980 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0,945 CHF1 CHF = 1,058 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6,171 CNY1 CNY = 0,162 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 129,200 JPY1 JPY = 0,008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,843 GBP1 GBP = 1,187 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,264 AUD1 AUD = 0,791 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,327 CAD1 CAD = 0,754 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,229 CHF1 CHF = 0,814 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 8,034 CNY1 CNY = 0,124 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,652 GBP1 GBP = 1,534 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0,977 AUD1 AUD = 1,023 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1,026 CAD1 CAD = 0,974 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0,951 CHF1 CHF = 1,051 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1,499 AUD1 AUD = 0,667 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,574 CAD1 CAD = 0,635 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1,458 CHF1 CHF = 0,686 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 9,534 CNY1 CNY = 0,105 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 1,050 CAD1 CAD = 0,953 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,972 CHF1 CHF = 1,028 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 6,357 CNY1 CNY = 0,157 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0,926 CHF1 CHF = 1,080 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 6,053 CNY1 CNY = 0,165 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6,535 CNY1 CNY = 0,153 CHF

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