Financial news on July 25, 2016

Business and Financial news
Dodging 9s

Take a crack at this algebra challenge by Sam Vandervelde, head of Proof School in San Francisco. Read more..

By GARY ANTONICK - The New York Times

Girl’s Name

Bruce Haight returns, and has advice on playing ping pong with Will Shortz. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Google Races to Catch Up in Cloud Computing

Google has made series of announcement indicating that it is intent on catching up to Amazon and Microsoft in cloud-computing market. Read more..

By QUENTIN HARDY - The New York Times

How Sponsored Content Is Becoming King in a Facebook World

Role and definition of sponsored content offered by publishers to advertisers has shifted as publishers and social media platforms develop closer relationships; publishers are now facing heightened expectations from advertisers, who no longer are solely reliant on publishers for distribution. Read more..

By JOHN HERRMAN - The New York Times

Oil and Tech Giants’ Earnings, a Fed Meeting and an Estimate of U.S. Growth

Twitter, Facebook, Apple and Alphabet will report second-quarter results, as will BP, Shell and Exxon. And the Fed is expected to address the benchmark interest rate. Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

Planned Parenthood Turns to Tumblr to Reach a Younger Audience

Advertising column; Planned Parenthood of New York City and its advertising agency KraftWorks are turning to Tumblr to reach out to younger generation as part of ad campaign celebrating organization's 100th anniversary. Read more..

By MARTHA C. WHITE - The New York Times

Redbox Owner Outerwall to Be Acquired for About $900 Million

Apollo Global Management will acquire Outerwall Inc, known for its Redbox movie rental kiosks and Coinstar coin counting machines, for about $900 million; deal was led by Engaged Capital, activist investor that agitated for declining company to turn itself around or sell itself. Read more..

By LESLIE PICKER - The New York Times

Yahoo’s Sale to Verizon Ends an Era for a Web Pioneer

Yahoo will sell its core internet operations and land holdings to Verizon Communications for $4.8 billion; shareholders will continue to hold stakes in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan; company, popular search engine of the early web, was valued at its highest at more than $125 billion in 2000. Read more..

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

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 32,07 32,08 31,38 31,64 45.7M
Apple AAPL 98,25 98,84 96,92 97,34 40.4M
Microsoft MSFT 56,47 56,74 56,26 56,73 25.6M
Intel INTC 34,62 34,76 34,57 34,69 20.3M
Facebook FB 121,39 121,85 117,78 121,63 18.5M
Gilead Sciences GILD 86,57 88,85 86,28 88,55 15.7M
Cisco Systems CSCO 30,67 30,83 30,63 30,79 15.2M
AT&T Inc. T 42,93 42,97 42,71 42,94 14.6M
Pfizer PFE 36,80 36,84 36,51 36,78 12.2M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 48,24 48,26 47,85 48,12 12.1M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 43,08 43,44 43,07 43,41 11.5M
General Motors GM 32,19 32,36 31,96 32,06 11.3M
Schlumberger SLB 81,30 81,50 80,10 80,71 11.2M
Verizon Communications VZ 56,10 56,10 55,64 55,87 10.8M
ExxonMobil XOM 93,47 93,62 91,76 92,20 10.8M
Coca-Cola KO 45,81 45,83 45,47 45,57 9.13M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 40,91 41,16 40,89 41,16 8.97M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 63,98 64,17 63,68 63,87 8.17M
Merck MRK 58,63 58,88 57,98 58,56 8.04M
Visa V 80,17 80,17 78,73 78,94 7.98M
Chevron CVX 104,86 105,11 102,78 103,07 7.78M
ConocoPhillips COP 40,43 40,67 39,81 40,24 7.48M
HP Inc. HPQ 14,10 14,20 14,09 14,16 6.97M
McDonald's MCD 127,95 127,95 126,86 127,40 6.21M
Comcast CMCSA 67,56 67,70 67,28 67,47 6.03M
Procter & Gamble PG 85,53 85,80 85,15 85,80 5.6M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 125,07 125,13 124,14 124,89 4.88M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 97,90 98,06 97,25 97,39 4.83M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 73,55 73,84 73,41 73,75 4.73M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 75,70 75,75 75,07 75,56 3.99M
Altria MO 68,78 68,94 68,44 68,80 3.92M
United Technologies UTX 105,05 105,20 104,42 104,65 3.46M
Home Depot HD 136,55 136,85 136,15 136,50 3.35M
Boeing BA 133,18 133,30 132,38 132,94 3.08M
Pepsico PEP 109,24 109,28 108,38 109,02 3.05M
International Business Machines IBM 162,00 162,88 161,75 162,65 2.8M
Union Pacific UNP 92,71 92,76 91,86 92,28 2.74M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 143,55 143,89 141,41 141,73 2.73M
Amgen AMGN 165,70 166,95 164,07 166,56 2.7M
Amazon AMZN 746,55 748,50 735,35 739,61 2.68M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 144,87 145,00 143,60 144,14 2.48M
3M MMM 180,20 180,42 178,92 179,63 1.94M
Alphabet GOOGL 757,68 759,82 754,07 757,52 1.07M
Exchange Rates of July 25, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0,909 EUR 1 EUR = 1,100 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 105,777 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0,763 GBP 1 GBP = 1,310 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1,338 AUD 1 AUD = 0,748 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,322 CAD 1 CAD = 0,757 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0,986 CHF 1 CHF = 1,015 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,680 CNY 1 CNY = 0,150 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 18,774 MXN 1 MXN = 0,053 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8,643 SEK 1 SEK = 0,116 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 116,284 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,839 GBP 1 GBP = 1,192 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,471 AUD 1 AUD = 0,680 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,453 CAD 1 CAD = 0,688 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,084 CHF 1 CHF = 0,923 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 7,341 CNY 1 CNY = 0,136 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 20,640 MXN 1 MXN = 0,048 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9,502 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 = 0,013 AUD 1 AUD = 79,365 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,013 CAD 1 CAD = 80,000 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0,009 CHF 1 CHF = 107,527 JPY
Japanese Yen Chinese Yuan 1 JPY = 0,063 CNY 1 CNY = 15,848 JPY
Japanese Yen Mexican Peso 1 JPY = 0,178 MXN 1 MXN = 5,634 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0,082 SEK 1 SEK = 12,255 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,753 AUD 1 AUD = 0,570 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,732 CAD 1 CAD = 0,577 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1,291 CHF 1 CHF = 0,774 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 8,776 CNY 1 CNY = 0,114 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 24,602 MXN 1 MXN = 0,041 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 11,325 SEK 1 SEK = 0,088 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,988 CAD 1 CAD = 1,012 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,737 CHF 1 CHF = 1,357 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4,989 CNY 1 CNY = 0,200 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 14,032 MXN 1 MXN = 0,071 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 6,458 SEK 1 SEK = 0,155 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0,746 CHF 1 CHF = 1,341 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5,053 CNY 1 CNY = 0,198 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 14,205 MXN 1 MXN = 0,070 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6,536 SEK 1 SEK = 0,153 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6,775 CNY 1 CNY = 0,148 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 19,044 MXN 1 MXN = 0,053 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 8,767 SEK 1 SEK = 0,114 CHF

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