Financial news on February 28, 2007

Business and Financial news
A.& P. Negotiating to Acquire Pathmark

Great Atlantic is offering Pathmark shareholders $12.50 a share in cash and stock if a deal is reached. Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

New Republic’s Editor in Chief Sells His Share of the Magazine

Martin Peretz, who has been a part owner of The New Republic for more than three decades, has given up his share of the magazine, but will remain as editor in chief. Read more..

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE - The New York Times

Next Step in TXU Deal Is Backdrop of Conference

TXU has all the hallmarks of a prize in a private equity tug of war. Read more..

By ANDREW ROSS SORKIN - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
IntelINTC20,0520,2019,8019,86103M
MicrosoftMSFT27,9528,2527,9228,1786.3M
Cisco SystemsCSCO25,8026,2525,7525,9463.7M
PfizerPFE25,1525,4824,9424,9657.5M
ExxonMobilXOM72,1073,6071,1871,6855.7M
General ElectricGE34,7835,0834,6534,9150.7M
Oracle Corp.ORCL16,3716,8416,3116,4347.6M
AppleAAPL83,0085,6083,0084,6132.8M
AT&T Inc.T36,7036,8936,2136,8028.7M
HP Inc.HPQ38,6639,6038,5139,3526.3M
Home DepotHD39,2939,8539,2939,5926.1M
ComcastCMCSA25,1625,8625,0425,7225M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT53,5755,0653,2454,6224.8M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT48,2548,6648,0148,3121.3M
MerckMRK44,2644,7043,6744,1520.9M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ37,0137,5236,6137,4019.2M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM49,3549,8948,8949,3919.2M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC34,3935,0234,2034,7019M
ConocoPhillipsCOP65,5066,4464,6565,3218.4M
AltriaMO83,3385,0083,0084,2818M
Procter & GamblePG62,5063,7762,2563,4917.3M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ63,2563,7262,8262,9316.7M
AmgenAMGN65,0065,2264,1564,2616.5M
AlphabetGOOGL450,41453,67443,04449,4516M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS33,4034,3833,3334,2515.8M
ChevronCVX68,5969,7568,3668,5214M
Coca-ColaKO46,7546,9046,3246,6813.8M
International Business MachinesIBM93,7194,0992,4792,9412.2M
McDonald'sMCD44,4644,5643,3843,6911.7M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY26,3226,4925,9826,3811.2M
SchlumbergerSLB62,8063,4662,3162,8011.2M
AmazonAMZN38,9139,5838,0839,147.69M
PepsicoPEP62,5763,4662,5163,157.14M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH52,0252,7251,7152,187.02M
Gilead SciencesGILD69,5572,0769,5571,566.95M
United TechnologiesUTX65,5166,3265,0965,646.18M
BoeingBA87,4088,4186,0587,266.09M
3MMMM74,2575,0073,5374,085.29M
Union PacificUNP98,8599,7897,8698,582.73M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3514,003542,503495,003523,0031.6K
Exchange Rates of February 28, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 118,520 JPY1 JPY = 0,008 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,170 CAD1 CAD = 0,855 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,220 CHF1 CHF = 0,820 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7,738 CNY1 CNY = 0,129 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 156,770 JPY1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,673 GBP1 GBP = 1,485 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,678 AUD1 AUD = 0,596 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,547 CAD1 CAD = 0,646 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,613 CHF1 CHF = 0,620 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,429 GBP1 GBP = 2,329 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,070 AUD1 AUD = 0,935 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,986 CAD1 CAD = 1,014 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,029 CHF1 CHF = 0,972 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,492 AUD1 AUD = 0,401 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2,297 CAD1 CAD = 0,435 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,394 CHF1 CHF = 0,418 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,921 CAD1 CAD = 1,086 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,961 CHF1 CHF = 1,041 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1,042 CHF1 CHF = 0,959 CAD

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