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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
IntelINTC19,9019,9519,5519,8868.3M
Cisco SystemsCSCO22,0522,3521,8522,2767.3M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY22,8823,0622,6022,9531.6M
MicrosoftMSFT25,8925,9725,6425,8431.6M
Oracle Corp.ORCL15,8015,8315,4515,5024.6M
PfizerPFE27,7927,9727,5827,9623.5M
General ElectricGE34,1834,2734,0234,1419.7M
ExxonMobilXOM67,8568,4467,3768,1017.6M
AppleAAPL68,4868,6567,8268,3814.6M
AT&T Inc.T31,3331,8231,2531,6112.1M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT45,0045,8044,0245,4511.4M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT48,8048,8048,0848,379.61M
Home DepotHD34,3034,8734,1834,499.14M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ35,4335,7535,3335,577.85M
HP Inc.HPQ36,6536,7336,4136,537.34M
McDonald'sMCD36,2536,8036,0136,766.93M
ConocoPhillipsCOP64,0064,2563,4564,246.92M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM45,8545,9045,3245,736.7M
AmazonAMZN30,8531,8030,8531,766.56M
ChevronCVX64,7264,9064,2964,836.28M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC34,8834,9034,6434,826.15M
SchlumbergerSLB61,7062,0060,8661,846.06M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS29,8230,0029,6529,896.01M
MerckMRK40,5241,0340,3640,965.72M
AlphabetGOOGL381,00381,28377,19378,605.34M
ComcastCMCSA35,3335,4534,6935,265.13M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ64,8764,8964,5864,724.69M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH51,9552,0251,3351,804.31M
AltriaMO84,0284,1783,6083,814.24M
Procter & GamblePG61,9962,0961,7561,914.13M
Coca-ColaKO44,9845,1344,8745,073.93M
AmgenAMGN68,2168,9367,9968,393.62M
International Business MachinesIBM81,1381,5780,8181,413.29M
BoeingBA75,0075,9174,4675,433.28M
United TechnologiesUTX63,0063,4862,6963,262.8M
PepsicoPEP65,7265,7565,1965,412.73M
3MMMM71,7472,3271,6571,722.49M
Gilead SciencesGILD63,6464,0963,0963,331.97M
Union PacificUNP80,5080,7579,8780,541.16M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3193,003200,003186,003195,0011.7K
Exchange Rates of September 01, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 117,090 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,104 CAD1 CAD = 0,906 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,230 CHF1 CHF = 0,813 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7,953 CNY1 CNY = 0,126 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 150,290 JPY1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,673 GBP1 GBP = 1,486 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,673 AUD1 AUD = 0,598 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,417 CAD1 CAD = 0,706 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,579 CHF1 CHF = 0,633 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,448 GBP1 GBP = 2,235 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,113 AUD1 AUD = 0,899 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,942 CAD1 CAD = 1,061 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,050 CHF1 CHF = 0,952 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,486 AUD1 AUD = 0,402 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2,105 CAD1 CAD = 0,475 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,345 CHF1 CHF = 0,426 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,846 CAD1 CAD = 1,181 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,943 CHF1 CHF = 1,060 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1,114 CHF1 CHF = 0,898 CAD

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