Financial news on September 01, 2006

Business and Financial news
Canadian Gold Companies Merge Into Giant

Goldcorp and Glamis Gold agreed to a friendly merger worth about $21.3 billion. Read more..

By IAN AUSTEN - The New York Times

For New Lawyers, the Going Rate Has Gone Up

The going rate for a first-year associate in New York is now $145,000, and that news has traveled fast. Read more..

By ELLEN ROSEN - The New York Times

If Boomers Have It All, What’s Left?

Baby boomers may be known as the generation that took it all, leaving their successors to take on the risks they did not have to accept for themselves. Read more..

By FLOYD NORRIS - The New York Times

Panel Plans to Make Cities Reveal More on Pensions

The project is aimed at improving cities’ disclosure of information about pension funds for municipal employees. Read more..

By MARY WILLIAMS WALSH - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 19,90 19,95 19,55 19,88 68.3M
Cisco Systems CSCO 22,05 22,35 21,85 22,27 67.3M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 22,88 23,06 22,60 22,95 31.6M
Microsoft MSFT 25,89 25,97 25,64 25,84 31.6M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 15,80 15,83 15,45 15,50 24.6M
Pfizer PFE 27,79 27,97 27,58 27,96 23.5M
General Electric GE 34,18 34,27 34,02 34,14 19.7M
ExxonMobil XOM 67,85 68,44 67,37 68,10 17.6M
Apple AAPL 68,48 68,65 67,82 68,38 14.6M
AT&T Inc. T 31,33 31,82 31,25 31,61 12.1M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 45,00 45,80 44,02 45,45 11.4M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 48,80 48,80 48,08 48,37 9.61M
Home Depot HD 34,30 34,87 34,18 34,49 9.14M
Verizon Communications VZ 35,43 35,75 35,33 35,57 7.85M
HP Inc. HPQ 36,65 36,73 36,41 36,53 7.34M
McDonald's MCD 36,25 36,80 36,01 36,76 6.93M
ConocoPhillips COP 64,00 64,25 63,45 64,24 6.92M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 45,85 45,90 45,32 45,73 6.7M
Amazon AMZN 30,85 31,80 30,85 31,76 6.56M
Chevron CVX 64,72 64,90 64,29 64,83 6.28M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 34,88 34,90 34,64 34,82 6.15M
Schlumberger SLB 61,70 62,00 60,86 61,84 6.06M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 29,82 30,00 29,65 29,89 6.01M
Merck MRK 40,52 41,03 40,36 40,96 5.72M
Alphabet GOOGL 381,00 381,28 377,19 378,60 5.34M
Comcast CMCSA 35,33 35,45 34,69 35,26 5.13M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 64,87 64,89 64,58 64,72 4.69M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 51,95 52,02 51,33 51,80 4.31M
Altria MO 84,02 84,17 83,60 83,81 4.24M
Procter & Gamble PG 61,99 62,09 61,75 61,91 4.13M
Coca-Cola KO 44,98 45,13 44,87 45,07 3.93M
Amgen AMGN 68,21 68,93 67,99 68,39 3.62M
International Business Machines IBM 81,13 81,57 80,81 81,41 3.29M
Boeing BA 75,00 75,91 74,46 75,43 3.28M
United Technologies UTX 63,00 63,48 62,69 63,26 2.8M
Pepsico PEP 65,72 65,75 65,19 65,41 2.73M
3M MMM 71,74 72,32 71,65 71,72 2.49M
Gilead Sciences GILD 63,64 64,09 63,09 63,33 1.97M
Union Pacific UNP 80,50 80,75 79,87 80,54 1.16M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3193,00 3200,00 3186,00 3195,00 11.7K
Exchange Rates of September 01, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 117,090 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,104 CAD 1 CAD = 0,906 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,230 CHF 1 CHF = 0,813 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7,953 CNY 1 CNY = 0,126 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 150,290 JPY 1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,673 GBP 1 GBP = 1,486 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,673 AUD 1 AUD = 0,598 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,417 CAD 1 CAD = 0,706 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,579 CHF 1 CHF = 0,633 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,448 GBP 1 GBP = 2,235 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,113 AUD 1 AUD = 0,899 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,942 CAD 1 CAD = 1,061 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,050 CHF 1 CHF = 0,952 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,486 AUD 1 AUD = 0,402 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,105 CAD 1 CAD = 0,475 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,345 CHF 1 CHF = 0,426 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,846 CAD 1 CAD = 1,181 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,943 CHF 1 CHF = 1,060 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1,114 CHF 1 CHF = 0,898 CAD

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