Financial news on March 25, 2014

Business and Financial news
A Film Premiere Cesar Chavez Would Appreciate

A worker-friendly premiere for “Cesar Chavez,” the movie about the longtime agricultural labor leader, is set for Tuesday in California’s farm country. Read more..

By MICHAEL CIEPLY - The New York Times

A Likely Heir Is Leaving JPMorgan Chase

Michael J. Cavanagh is leaving his job as co-head of investment banking to become co-president of the Carlyle Group, moving to a firm subject to much less regulatory scrutiny. Read more..

By JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG and MICHAEL CORKERY - The New York Times

Anxious Investors Sell Off Market Darlings

Worries about the crisis in Ukraine leads to tumble by stock market, with losses by recent top performers at its forefront. Read more..

By REUTERS - The New York Times

Box, a Cloud Storage Firm, Plans I.P.O.

Box, online storage service, plans to raise up to $250 million in its initial public offering. Read more..

By QUENTIN HARDY - The New York Times

China Fines Nu Skin Over Sales Tactics and Product Claims

The $540,000 penalty was smaller than expected, lifting shares of the American multilevel marketing company. Read more..

By REUTERS - The New York Times

Disney Buys Maker Studios, Video Supplier for YouTube

The $500 million deal gives the Walt Disney Company an online video company with a subscriber base of 380 million. Read more..

By BROOKS BARNES - The New York Times

Inside Box's I.P.O.

A history of losses, the promise of cloud-based data storage and a charismatic chief executive attract attention. Read more..

By DEALBOOK - The New York Times

Journalist Receives Big Advance for Jann Wenner Biography

Joe Hagan, a contributing editor for New York magazine, will have access to the Rolling Stone publisher’s archives to research and write the book. Read more..

By JULIE BOSMAN - The New York Times

New HTC One (M8) Impresses With Fancy Camera Tricks

HTC on Tuesday announced the new version of its flagship smartphone, which features notable camera tricks, including a feature that lets images be refocused after the fact. Read more..

By MOLLY WOOD - The New York Times

Penney’s Chief Is Expected to Get a Bigger Payout in 2014

Securities and Exchange Commission filing says J C Penney could raise reinstalled chief executive Myron E Ullman’s 2014 base salary to $1.5 million for this year; he could also get $5.5 million in stock awards and is eligible to receive a $3 million bonus. Read more..

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Facebook FB 64,89 66,19 63,78 64,89 68.8M
Cisco Systems CSCO 21,69 22,36 21,65 22,34 53.4M
Microsoft MSFT 40,66 40,99 39,96 40,34 43.2M
AT&T Inc. T 34,38 34,89 34,37 34,72 33.4M
Intel INTC 25,19 25,67 25,17 25,46 32.3M
General Electric GE 25,58 25,71 25,39 25,70 31.2M
General Motors GM 35,13 35,18 34,19 34,51 24.8M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 61,11 61,48 60,56 60,93 24.1M
Verizon Communications VZ 47,02 47,36 46,77 47,22 23.6M
Pfizer PFE 31,77 31,99 31,59 31,82 21.1M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 38,13 38,50 38,10 38,40 19.8M
Gilead Sciences GILD 72,60 74,30 71,90 73,03 19.2M
Comcast CMCSA 50,35 50,49 49,39 49,67 18.4M
HP Inc. HPQ 31,82 32,56 31,75 32,56 17.2M
Coca-Cola KO 38,49 38,80 38,46 38,62 16.9M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 49,25 49,27 48,91 48,96 14.7M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 95,70 97,70 95,70 97,38 14.2M
Merck MRK 53,88 55,48 53,81 55,19 14.1M
International Business Machines IBM 188,76 195,40 188,70 195,04 10.9M
Apple AAPL 541,50 545,75 539,59 544,99 10.1M
ExxonMobil XOM 95,10 95,82 94,80 94,91 9.8M
Schlumberger SLB 94,49 95,88 94,41 95,56 9.65M
Procter & Gamble PG 79,52 79,99 79,44 79,81 8.89M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 51,44 51,57 50,58 51,04 8.38M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 38,49 38,70 38,08 38,40 8.21M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 76,88 77,14 76,16 76,87 7.38M
Altria MO 36,83 37,00 36,70 36,91 6.76M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 80,24 80,34 78,60 79,55 6.69M
ConocoPhillips COP 67,94 68,47 67,68 68,39 5.99M
Chevron CVX 116,23 117,19 116,21 117,09 5.57M
Home Depot HD 80,05 80,09 79,16 79,47 5.38M
McDonald's MCD 96,44 96,49 95,83 95,91 4.93M
Alphabet GOOGL 1166,00 1169,84 1147,00 1158,72 4.82M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 81,59 82,15 80,98 81,10 4.59M
Amazon AMZN 354,03 358,97 348,84 354,71 4.45M
Pepsico PEP 81,90 82,50 81,90 82,40 4.17M
Amgen AMGN 121,74 123,95 119,66 120,63 3.86M
United Technologies UTX 114,37 115,24 113,79 115,20 3.45M
Boeing BA 124,46 125,00 123,56 124,02 3.23M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 125,06 125,09 123,85 124,47 2.94M
Visa V 222,19 223,04 218,40 218,40 2.92M
3M MMM 133,66 134,53 132,90 134,06 2.9M
Union Pacific UNP 188,47 189,31 186,98 186,98 2.15M
Exchange Rates of March 25, 2014
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 102,270 JPY 1 JPY = 0,010 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,117 CAD 1 CAD = 0,895 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0,883 CHF 1 CHF = 1,133 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,202 CNY 1 CNY = 0,161 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 141,370 JPY 1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,836 GBP 1 GBP = 1,196 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,509 AUD 1 AUD = 0,663 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,543 CAD 1 CAD = 0,648 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,220 CHF 1 CHF = 0,819 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 8,573 CNY 1 CNY = 0,117 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,591 GBP 1 GBP = 1,692 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,067 AUD 1 AUD = 0,937 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,091 CAD 1 CAD = 0,916 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0,863 CHF 1 CHF = 1,159 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,804 AUD 1 AUD = 0,554 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,846 CAD 1 CAD = 0,542 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1,459 CHF 1 CHF = 0,686 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10,249 CNY 1 CNY = 0,098 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 1,023 CAD 1 CAD = 0,978 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,808 CHF 1 CHF = 1,237 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5,682 CNY 1 CNY = 0,176 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0,790 CHF 1 CHF = 1,266 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5,552 CNY 1 CNY = 0,180 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 7,025 CNY 1 CNY = 0,142 CHF

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