Financial news on July 28, 2016

Business and Financial news
Behind the Green Apron: Starbucks Dress Code Gets Some Flair

Baristas can now dye their hair and wear colored shirts (as long as they’re gray, navy, dark denim or brown). Read more..

By DANIEL VICTOR - The New York Times

Checking the Delivery Date on That Android Update

If you cannot remember when, or if, you installed the most recent security patch for your Android device, there’s an easy way to find out. Read more..

By J. D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

Europe Decides Against Fines for Spain and Portugal

European Union decides not to impose sanctions on Spain and Portugal for violating bloc's rules on government spending; faces populist headwinds in reaching decision. Read more..

By JAMES KANTER - The New York Times

Fed Suggests a Growing Chance That Rates Will Rise This Year

Federal Reserve leaves its benchmark interest rate unchanged; issues positive assessment of economy that enhances chance of rate increases later in 2016. Read more..

By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM - The New York Times

How Companies Like Dollar Shave Club Are Reshaping the Retail Landscape

Farhad Manjoo State of the Art column says Unilever's $1 billion purchase of Dollar Shave online start-up signals consumer products revolution that would have been impossible without technology; points out new companies can offer improved products at lower prices by eliminating retail space and media marketing costs. Read more..

By FARHAD MANJOO - The New York Times

I.M.F. Financial Counselor to Join Standard Chartered as Chairman

José Viñals will join the lender’s board in October and assume the role of chairman on Dec. 1, succeeding John Peace. Read more..

By CHAD BRAY - The New York Times

LionTree Hires JPMorgan Banker to Lead European Division

LionTree Advisors, which recently helped Verizon acquire Yahoo for $4.8 billion, has hired Jake Donovan as the president of its European operation. Read more..

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

Santander Profit Down on Restructuring and Bank Fund Charges

The Spanish lender took a €120 million second-quarter write-down for its contribution to a fund intended to share the burden of bad loans with investors. Read more..

By CHAD BRAY - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Facebook FB 127,52 128,33 123,63 125,00 79M
Apple AAPL 102,83 104,45 102,82 104,34 39.9M
Microsoft MSFT 56,00 56,37 55,72 56,21 37.6M
General Electric GE 31,20 31,31 31,08 31,25 30.3M
Cisco Systems CSCO 30,65 30,74 30,37 30,52 22.5M
Intel INTC 34,83 34,83 34,52 34,77 21.7M
General Motors GM 31,05 31,20 30,65 30,99 20.4M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 44,02 45,16 43,93 44,45 18.3M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 41,35 41,40 40,72 41,19 17M
Pfizer PFE 36,88 36,91 36,50 36,67 16.3M
HP Inc. HPQ 13,95 13,98 13,82 13,94 16.1M
AT&T Inc. T 42,67 42,68 42,35 42,58 13.5M
Coca-Cola KO 43,27 43,69 43,22 43,65 13.1M
Gilead Sciences GILD 81,95 81,98 80,62 81,24 13M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 47,94 48,22 47,68 48,13 12.6M
ExxonMobil XOM 90,54 90,73 89,61 90,20 12.4M
ConocoPhillips COP 40,25 40,77 39,67 40,26 11.5M
Verizon Communications VZ 55,20 55,21 54,64 54,86 10.7M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 64,00 64,19 63,72 64,10 10M
Comcast CMCSA 67,72 68,36 67,67 67,86 8.84M
Visa V 78,69 80,00 78,55 79,19 8.71M
Chevron CVX 102,09 102,22 100,98 101,79 8.23M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 96,40 96,49 95,82 95,91 7.71M
Amazon AMZN 745,98 753,36 739,70 752,61 7.62M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 75,41 76,48 74,50 74,66 7.41M
Merck MRK 58,52 58,59 58,11 58,43 7.29M
McDonald's MCD 119,59 120,18 118,36 119,42 6.24M
Procter & Gamble PG 84,42 84,98 84,40 84,81 5.91M
Altria MO 66,81 67,25 66,31 67,11 5.82M
Schlumberger SLB 79,77 80,51 78,60 79,05 5.57M
Amgen AMGN 168,93 171,80 166,51 171,28 5.19M
Boeing BA 135,40 135,86 132,55 133,01 5.14M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 73,14 73,32 72,47 73,24 4.6M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 124,98 125,00 124,41 124,46 4.32M
Alphabet GOOGL 768,84 768,97 759,09 765,84 3.67M
Pepsico PEP 107,55 108,38 107,17 108,13 3.45M
Home Depot HD 136,19 138,12 136,11 137,96 3.23M
Union Pacific UNP 91,44 93,41 91,07 93,08 3.1M
United Technologies UTX 107,69 107,99 107,10 107,58 2.81M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 141,36 143,03 141,19 142,76 2.52M
International Business Machines IBM 161,38 161,81 160,71 161,37 2.34M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 143,92 144,69 143,48 144,42 1.94M
3M MMM 177,65 178,37 177,03 177,98 1.8M
Exchange Rates of July 28, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0,903 EUR 1 EUR = 1,108 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 104,806 JPY 1 JPY = 0,010 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0,760 GBP 1 GBP = 1,316 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1,332 AUD 1 AUD = 0,751 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,315 CAD 1 CAD = 0,760 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0,980 CHF 1 CHF = 1,020 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,655 CNY 1 CNY = 0,150 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 18,888 MXN 1 MXN = 0,053 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8,635 SEK 1 SEK = 0,116 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 116,096 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,842 GBP 1 GBP = 1,188 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,475 AUD 1 AUD = 0,678 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,457 CAD 1 CAD = 0,686 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,086 CHF 1 CHF = 0,921 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 7,370 CNY 1 CNY = 0,136 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 20,925 MXN 1 MXN = 0,048 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9,566 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 = 78,740 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 = 15,823 JPY
Japanese Yen Mexican Peso 1 JPY = 0,180 MXN 1 MXN = 5,549 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0,082 SEK 1 SEK = 12,151 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,753 AUD 1 AUD = 0,571 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,731 CAD 1 CAD = 0,578 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1,290 CHF 1 CHF = 0,775 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 8,762 CNY 1 CNY = 0,114 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 24,856 MXN 1 MXN = 0,040 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 11,366 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 = 0,736 CHF 1 CHF = 1,359 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4,996 CNY 1 CNY = 0,200 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 14,183 MXN 1 MXN = 0,071 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 6,477 SEK 1 SEK = 0,154 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0,745 CHF 1 CHF = 1,342 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5,061 CNY 1 CNY = 0,198 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 14,359 MXN 1 MXN = 0,070 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6,562 SEK 1 SEK = 0,152 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6,788 CNY 1 CNY = 0,147 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 19,268 MXN 1 MXN = 0,052 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 8,808 SEK 1 SEK = 0,114 CHF

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