Financial news on June 30, 2011

Business and Financial news
Clearing the Decks at Bank of America

After its $8.5 billion settlement with investors over problem mortgage securities, Bank of America’s chief executive can start to put the problem behind him. Read more..

By ANTONY CURRIE and CHRISTOPHER HUGHES - The New York Times

General Mills Expects Its Annual Earnings to Be Weaker

General Mills, the maker of Cheerios cereal, said higher costs for ingredients and fuel would hurt its bottom line in its 2012 fiscal year. Read more..

By REUTERS - The New York Times

Sony Names New Management for Global PlayStation Unit

With a global hacking attack and the rise of apps cutting into PlayStation’s power, Sony shuffles the top management for its video game unit. Read more..

By HIROKO TABUCHI - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 21.48 22.22 21.48 22.16 53.9M
Cisco Systems CSCO 15.36 15.66 15.34 15.61 52.6M
Microsoft MSFT 25.74 26.00 25.66 26.00 52.5M
Pfizer PFE 20.68 20.76 20.55 20.60 46.3M
General Electric GE 18.59 18.90 18.56 18.86 45M
AT&T Inc. T 31.39 31.50 31.31 31.41 40.6M
Visa V 86.13 87.36 83.93 84.26 30M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 28.13 28.30 27.86 28.06 29.6M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 40.72 41.07 40.37 40.94 28M
HP Inc. HPQ 36.30 37.24 36.23 36.40 27.4M
Verizon Communications VZ 36.88 37.25 36.80 37.23 26.1M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 32.63 32.94 32.51 32.91 22.2M
ExxonMobil XOM 80.39 81.41 80.27 81.38 19.9M
General Motors GM 30.30 30.56 30.22 30.36 18.6M
Comcast CMCSA 25.00 25.47 24.97 25.34 13.9M
Merck MRK 35.22 35.47 35.10 35.29 12.8M
Altria MO 26.12 26.44 26.02 26.41 12.6M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 52.74 52.79 52.32 52.62 12.1M
Home Depot HD 36.19 36.31 35.94 36.22 11.9M
Procter & Gamble PG 62.73 63.65 62.58 63.57 11.8M
Apple AAPL 334.70 336.13 332.84 335.67 11.5M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 28.65 29.00 28.64 28.96 11.2M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 38.50 39.12 38.35 39.04 10M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 52.66 53.16 52.55 53.14 9.98M
ConocoPhillips COP 74.35 75.27 74.33 75.19 9.93M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 66.42 66.91 66.25 66.52 9.75M
Schlumberger SLB 85.50 86.79 85.50 86.40 8.67M
Coca-Cola KO 66.98 67.49 66.82 67.29 7.8M
Chevron CVX 101.79 102.94 101.28 102.84 7.7M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 51.75 52.04 51.42 51.58 6.39M
Gilead Sciences GILD 41.57 41.72 41.32 41.41 5.59M
Pepsico PEP 70.13 70.49 69.92 70.43 5.28M
International Business Machines IBM 171.11 172.45 170.75 171.55 5.11M
Amgen AMGN 58.10 58.40 57.99 58.35 5.07M
McDonald's MCD 84.70 84.91 84.24 84.32 4.97M
Alphabet GOOGL 501.99 506.67 501.50 506.38 4.85M
United Technologies UTX 86.71 89.65 86.63 88.51 4.6M
Amazon AMZN 200.78 205.20 200.50 204.49 4.45M
Boeing BA 73.00 74.10 72.90 73.93 4.25M
3M MMM 93.38 95.06 93.35 94.85 4.2M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 77.33 77.50 76.56 77.39 4.11M
Union Pacific UNP 103.39 105.60 102.96 104.40 2.38M
Exchange Rates of June 30, 2011
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 80.560 JPY 1 JPY = 0.012 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 0.964 CAD 1 CAD = 1.038 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.841 CHF 1 CHF = 1.189 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.465 CNY 1 CNY = 0.155 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 116.743 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.903 GBP 1 GBP = 1.107 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.353 AUD 1 AUD = 0.739 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.397 CAD 1 CAD = 0.716 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.219 CHF 1 CHF = 0.820 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 9.384 CNY 1 CNY = 0.107 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.773 GBP 1 GBP = 1.293 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.158 AUD 1 AUD = 0.863 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.196 CAD 1 CAD = 0.836 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.044 CHF 1 CHF = 0.958 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.498 AUD 1 AUD = 0.668 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.546 CAD 1 CAD = 0.647 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.349 CHF 1 CHF = 0.741 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10.383 CNY 1 CNY = 0.096 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 1.032 CAD 1 CAD = 0.969 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.901 CHF 1 CHF = 1.110 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 6.935 CNY 1 CNY = 0.144 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.873 CHF 1 CHF = 1.146 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6.706 CNY 1 CNY = 0.149 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 7.694 CNY 1 CNY = 0.130 CHF

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