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

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Microsoft MSFT 31,71 32,84 31,54 31,94 111M
Intel INTC 23,65 23,87 23,32 23,38 109M
General Electric GE 22,21 22,23 21,91 21,95 41.5M
Cisco Systems CSCO 20,50 20,77 20,39 20,64 40.5M
AT&T Inc. T 37,25 37,44 37,07 37,28 35.8M
Pfizer PFE 30,65 30,66 29,92 30,26 35.6M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 32,56 32,58 32,21 32,27 25.9M
HP Inc. HPQ 19,92 20,00 19,58 19,59 22.5M
Verizon Communications VZ 52,48 53,33 52,36 53,22 19.1M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 49,02 49,63 48,89 49,00 19.1M
Facebook FB 26,07 26,40 26,00 26,14 17.2M
ExxonMobil XOM 88,89 88,90 87,65 88,07 16.3M
Merck MRK 47,95 48,00 47,28 47,35 15.9M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 37,47 37,80 37,33 37,64 14.9M
Procter & Gamble PG 77,67 77,67 76,35 76,58 14.7M
General Motors GM 30,06 30,78 30,00 30,71 14.5M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 40,82 40,91 40,03 40,22 13.9M
Apple AAPL 411,23 413,94 407,00 408,38 13.7M
Comcast CMCSA 40,74 41,02 40,61 40,75 12M
Gilead Sciences GILD 51,30 51,84 50,91 51,43 10.9M
Coca-Cola KO 42,26 42,54 42,08 42,35 10.2M
Altria MO 35,68 35,96 35,55 35,94 9.66M
3M MMM 104,46 105,64 103,50 104,88 9.03M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 84,54 85,44 84,34 85,22 8.69M
Amgen AMGN 105,49 109,24 105,21 108,66 8.12M
Schlumberger SLB 73,25 74,07 72,80 73,44 7.38M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 62,01 62,17 61,55 62,00 6.68M
ConocoPhillips COP 58,37 58,77 57,72 58,37 6.29M
Amazon AMZN 271,53 275,80 270,50 274,70 6.12M
Boeing BA 91,35 92,62 90,07 91,67 5.77M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 78,18 78,83 77,88 78,65 5.73M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 59,13 59,41 58,61 59,34 5.67M
Home Depot HD 73,31 73,79 73,20 73,37 5.65M
Chevron CVX 119,07 120,00 118,30 118,51 5.6M
Pepsico PEP 82,41 83,09 82,18 82,82 5.6M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 36,62 36,82 36,45 36,49 5.32M
International Business Machines IBM 192,69 195,17 192,32 193,95 4.65M
Alphabet GOOGL 816,25 816,47 807,63 809,10 3.98M
United Technologies UTX 92,40 93,19 92,00 92,11 3.59M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 107,02 108,04 106,82 107,47 3.58M
McDonald's MCD 101,27 101,63 100,85 100,94 3.53M
Visa V 167,91 170,48 167,44 168,76 2.33M
Union Pacific UNP 148,13 149,27 147,44 148,22 1.46M
Exchange Rates of April 25, 2013
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 99,320 JPY 1 JPY = 0,010 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,020 CAD 1 CAD = 0,980 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0,945 CHF 1 CHF = 1,058 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,171 CNY 1 CNY = 0,162 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 129,200 JPY 1 JPY = 0,008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,843 GBP 1 GBP = 1,187 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,264 AUD 1 AUD = 0,791 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,327 CAD 1 CAD = 0,754 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,229 CHF 1 CHF = 0,814 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 8,034 CNY 1 CNY = 0,124 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,652 GBP 1 GBP = 1,534 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,977 AUD 1 AUD = 1,023 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,026 CAD 1 CAD = 0,974 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0,951 CHF 1 CHF = 1,051 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,499 AUD 1 AUD = 0,667 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,574 CAD 1 CAD = 0,635 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1,458 CHF 1 CHF = 0,686 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 9,534 CNY 1 CNY = 0,105 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 1,050 CAD 1 CAD = 0,953 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,972 CHF 1 CHF = 1,028 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 6,357 CNY 1 CNY = 0,157 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0,926 CHF 1 CHF = 1,080 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6,053 CNY 1 CNY = 0,165 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6,535 CNY 1 CNY = 0,153 CHF

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