Financial news on January 30, 2017

Business and Financial news
Court Orders Justice Dept. to Release Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Documents

The government, which has been trying to shield thousands of documents related to its 2012 decision to seize profits from the mortgage finance giants, must release 48 of 56 sample documents. Read more..

By GRETCHEN MORGENSON - The New York Times

Daily Report: Divide Grows Between Silicon Valley and Trump

Tech executives were remarkably quiet during the first week of the Trump administration. And then their employees made silence impossible. Read more..

By JIM KERSTETTER - The New York Times

How to Plan a Safe Trip for Gay and Transgender Travelers

In many parts of the world, laws and social customs create an unwelcoming and unsafe environment for L.G.B.T. travelers, but planning ahead can reduce risks. Read more..

By TANYA MOHN - The New York Times

Masaya Nakamura, Whose Company Created Pac-Man, Dies at 91

Mr. Nakamura made a business of amusement, starting with wooden horses and culminating with the creation of a company that developed one of the most successful video games ever. Read more..

By JONATHAN SOBLE - The New York Times

Messages About iMessages, but Not From Apple

Criminals who spam never stop trying to get your personal information. Read more..

By J. D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

Morning Agenda: Immigration Chaos Spurs Business to the Barricades

President Trump’s executive order on immigration has sowed chaos and confusion, and driven business leaders — particularly in the tech sector — to move against it. Read more..

By AMIE TSANG - The New York Times

Tesla Gives the California Power Grid a Battery Boost

A whirlwind three-month project is helping the luxury carmaker transform itself into a multifaceted clean energy company. Read more..

By DIANE CARDWELL - The New York Times

Vodafone Looks at a Merger in India

The British telecom group says it’s in talks with Idea Cellular about a deal that could help put a value on its European business. Read more..

By LIAM PROUD - The New York Times

Walgreens and Rite Aid Cut Price of Merger

The ultimate purchase price will be determined by how many more Rite Aid stores the combined company will have to sell to win antitrust approval. Read more..

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

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
MicrosoftMSFT65.6965.7964.8065.1331.7M
AppleAAPL120.93121.63120.66121.6330.4M
PfizerPFE31.4731.5031.0631.3127.5M
General ElectricGE29.9630.1029.7729.9626.2M
IntelINTC37.7437.8437.3337.4224M
FacebookFB131.58131.58129.60130.9819M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC56.1256.3255.7556.0816M
AT&T Inc.T41.9442.1341.6641.8215.9M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY48.2249.1047.9648.6915.7M
Cisco SystemsCSCO30.9431.0030.6330.8315.5M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT40.8641.1440.7741.0113.8M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS109.86111.05108.96110.9413.8M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM86.1986.5085.3286.0313.7M
ComcastCMCSA75.8575.9174.5075.3413.2M
ExxonMobilXOM85.4285.4584.1884.8612.8M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ49.4949.8449.1849.3712.1M
General MotorsGM36.8436.9036.1336.3311.8M
Coca-ColaKO41.3041.4841.2141.3811.6M
HP Inc.HPQ14.8314.8514.6214.8411.2M
Oracle Corp.ORCL40.1140.2539.8140.2310.6M
ConocoPhillipsCOP49.0149.1847.1947.4810.5M
VisaV83.4783.7482.6683.708.79M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT65.6366.4865.6366.428.64M
AltriaMO70.9871.3970.8271.308.57M
ChevronCVX113.15113.80110.72111.828.27M
MerckMRK61.5261.7160.9361.437.85M
Procter & GamblePG86.7886.8686.5086.757.35M
Gilead SciencesGILD71.0071.6770.7571.517.24M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ113.40113.60112.85113.136.97M
SchlumbergerSLB84.1784.4783.2083.615.55M
BoeingBA165.92165.99163.82165.575.46M
Union PacificUNP108.94108.96106.34108.005.33M
International Business MachinesIBM176.98177.07174.58175.804.09M
McDonald'sMCD122.81123.21122.30123.023.78M
AmgenAMGN157.11157.18153.77154.433.76M
AmazonAMZN833.00833.50816.38830.383.75M
AlphabetGOOGL837.06837.23821.03823.833.52M
PepsicoPEP103.01103.72103.00103.693.46M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B164.20164.91163.22164.803.19M
United TechnologiesUTX109.31109.60108.25109.172.91M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH162.94163.46161.31162.092.78M
Home DepotHD137.99138.49136.86138.472.7M
3MMMM177.25177.73174.87175.421.82M
Exchange Rates of January 30, 2017
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarEuro1 USD = 0.934 EUR1 EUR = 1.070 USD
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 113.737 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US DollarPound Sterling1 USD = 0.800 GBP1 GBP = 1.249 USD
US DollarAustralian Dollar1 USD = 1.323 AUD1 AUD = 0.756 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.311 CAD1 CAD = 0.763 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0.995 CHF1 CHF = 1.005 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.877 CNY1 CNY = 0.145 USD
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 20.755 MXN1 MXN = 0.048 USD
US DollarSwidish Krona1 USD = 8.823 SEK1 SEK = 0.113 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 121.714 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.857 GBP1 GBP = 1.168 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.416 AUD1 AUD = 0.706 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.403 CAD1 CAD = 0.713 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.065 CHF1 CHF = 0.939 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 7.363 CNY1 CNY = 0.136 EUR
EuroMexican Peso1 EUR = 22.213 MXN1 MXN = 0.045 EUR
EuroSwidish Krona1 EUR = 9.443 SEK1 SEK = 0.106 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.007 GBP1 GBP = 142.857 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0.012 AUD1 AUD = 86.207 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.012 CAD1 CAD = 86.957 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0.009 CHF1 CHF = 113.636 JPY
Japanese YenChinese Yuan1 JPY = 0.061 CNY1 CNY = 16.529 JPY
Japanese YenMexican Peso1 JPY = 0.183 MXN1 MXN = 5.476 JPY
Japanese YenSwidish Krona1 JPY = 0.078 SEK1 SEK = 12.887 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1.652 AUD1 AUD = 0.605 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.638 CAD1 CAD = 0.610 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.243 CHF1 CHF = 0.805 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 8.597 CNY1 CNY = 0.116 GBP
Pound SterlingMexican Peso1 GBP = 25.922 MXN1 MXN = 0.039 GBP
Pound SterlingSwidish Krona1 GBP = 11.018 SEK1 SEK = 0.091 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.991 CAD1 CAD = 1.009 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.752 CHF1 CHF = 1.330 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5.200 CNY1 CNY = 0.192 AUD
Australian DollarMexican Peso1 AUD = 15.693 MXN1 MXN = 0.064 AUD
Australian DollarSwidish Krona1 AUD = 6.665 SEK1 SEK = 0.150 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.759 CHF1 CHF = 1.318 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5.248 CNY1 CNY = 0.191 CAD
Canadian DollarMexican Peso1 CAD = 15.835 MXN1 MXN = 0.063 CAD
Canadian DollarSwidish Krona1 CAD = 6.726 SEK1 SEK = 0.149 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.918 CNY1 CNY = 0.145 CHF
Swiss FrancMexican Peso1 CHF = 20.880 MXN1 MXN = 0.048 CHF
Swiss FrancSwidish Krona1 CHF = 8.864 SEK1 SEK = 0.113 CHF

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