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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
FacebookFB64,8966,1963,7864,8968.8M
Cisco SystemsCSCO21,6922,3621,6522,3453.4M
MicrosoftMSFT40,6640,9939,9640,3443.2M
AT&T Inc.T34,3834,8934,3734,7233.4M
IntelINTC25,1925,6725,1725,4632.3M
General ElectricGE25,5825,7125,3925,7031.2M
General MotorsGM35,1335,1834,1934,5124.8M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM61,1161,4860,5660,9324.1M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ47,0247,3646,7747,2223.6M
PfizerPFE31,7731,9931,5931,8221.1M
Oracle Corp.ORCL38,1338,5038,1038,4019.8M
Gilead SciencesGILD72,6074,3071,9073,0319.2M
ComcastCMCSA50,3550,4949,3949,6718.4M
HP Inc.HPQ31,8232,5631,7532,5617.2M
Coca-ColaKO38,4938,8038,4638,6216.9M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC49,2549,2748,9148,9614.7M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ95,7097,7095,7097,3814.2M
MerckMRK53,8855,4853,8155,1914.1M
International Business MachinesIBM188,76195,40188,70195,0410.9M
AppleAAPL541,50545,75539,59544,9910.1M
ExxonMobilXOM95,1095,8294,8094,919.8M
SchlumbergerSLB94,4995,8894,4195,569.65M
Procter & GamblePG79,5279,9979,4479,818.89M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY51,4451,5750,5851,048.38M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT38,4938,7038,0838,408.21M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT76,8877,1476,1676,877.38M
AltriaMO36,8337,0036,7036,916.76M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS80,2480,3478,6079,556.69M
ConocoPhillipsCOP67,9468,4767,6868,395.99M
ChevronCVX116,23117,19116,21117,095.57M
Home DepotHD80,0580,0979,1679,475.38M
McDonald'sMCD96,4496,4995,8395,914.93M
AlphabetGOOGL1166,001169,841147,001158,724.82M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH81,5982,1580,9881,104.59M
AmazonAMZN354,03358,97348,84354,714.45M
PepsicoPEP81,9082,5081,9082,404.17M
AmgenAMGN121,74123,95119,66120,633.86M
United TechnologiesUTX114,37115,24113,79115,203.45M
BoeingBA124,46125,00123,56124,023.23M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B125,06125,09123,85124,472.94M
VisaV222,19223,04218,40218,402.92M
3MMMM133,66134,53132,90134,062.9M
Union PacificUNP188,47189,31186,98186,982.15M
Exchange Rates of March 25, 2014
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 102,270 JPY1 JPY = 0,010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,117 CAD1 CAD = 0,895 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0,883 CHF1 CHF = 1,133 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6,202 CNY1 CNY = 0,161 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 141,370 JPY1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,836 GBP1 GBP = 1,196 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,509 AUD1 AUD = 0,663 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,543 CAD1 CAD = 0,648 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,220 CHF1 CHF = 0,819 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 8,573 CNY1 CNY = 0,117 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,591 GBP1 GBP = 1,692 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,067 AUD1 AUD = 0,937 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1,091 CAD1 CAD = 0,916 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0,863 CHF1 CHF = 1,159 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1,804 AUD1 AUD = 0,554 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,846 CAD1 CAD = 0,542 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1,459 CHF1 CHF = 0,686 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 10,249 CNY1 CNY = 0,098 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 1,023 CAD1 CAD = 0,978 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,808 CHF1 CHF = 1,237 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5,682 CNY1 CNY = 0,176 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0,790 CHF1 CHF = 1,266 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5,552 CNY1 CNY = 0,180 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 7,025 CNY1 CNY = 0,142 CHF

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