Financial news on July 03, 2006

Business and Financial news
AT&T Is Calling to Ask About TV Service. Will Anyone Answer?

AT&T's new television service, U-verse, crams video, data and, soon, phone calls down one high-speed broadband line. Read more..

By KEN BELSON - The New York Times

In Britain, Sports Betting Can Look a Lot Like Investing

Spread-betting is a fast-growing British business that straddles the sometimes thin line between securities trading and casino gambling. Read more..

By ERIC PFANNER - The New York Times

Seems Somebody Is Clicking on That Spam

Spam promoting pornography is 280 times as effective as messages advertising pharmacy drugs, the next most effective type of spam. Read more..

By ALEX MINDLIN - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
MicrosoftMSFT23.5323.7223.4523.7025.7M
IntelINTC19.2719.3919.1419.3625M
Cisco SystemsCSCO19.7820.1119.6820.0021.9M
Oracle Corp.ORCL14.6114.8114.6114.8117M
PfizerPFE23.5523.7223.4023.5815.8M
General ElectricGE33.1033.3733.0933.3312M
HP Inc.HPQ31.6832.6931.5032.519.65M
ExxonMobilXOM61.8062.4761.7162.159.46M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT47.7948.0547.1047.579.1M
MerckMRK36.9036.9336.4636.628.74M
Home DepotHD35.8635.9835.7035.777.94M
AppleAAPL57.5258.1857.3457.956.96M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM42.0542.9042.0042.876.83M
AT&T Inc.T27.8928.1027.8327.936.45M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS30.1930.3129.9630.025.88M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ33.6333.7533.5133.554.74M
ConocoPhillipsCOP66.1567.0265.9966.824.65M
Procter & GamblePG56.1256.4156.0256.304.59M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT43.6943.7443.4443.584.45M
AlphabetGOOGL420.04423.77419.45423.204.31M
SchlumbergerSLB64.9065.4164.7265.353.72M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ60.1360.3860.0260.153.3M
International Business MachinesIBM77.5478.2777.2778.023.18M
AltriaMO73.4374.0973.2974.073.15M
ChevronCVX62.3063.0062.2662.753.13M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY25.8625.8825.7025.742.94M
Coca-ColaKO43.2043.4543.1143.372.94M
ComcastCMCSA32.9133.0932.6932.752.89M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH44.8545.0744.4045.012.18M
AmgenAMGN65.7966.0365.5665.792.16M
PepsicoPEP60.6060.7360.2060.271.81M
McDonald'sMCD33.6034.0033.5733.971.76M
United TechnologiesUTX64.0064.0263.5863.991.74M
BoeingBA81.5081.6780.9481.301.63M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC67.1167.4866.9167.441.48M
AmazonAMZN38.5238.6238.2338.611.44M
Gilead SciencesGILD59.1459.3958.7559.261.03M
Union PacificUNP92.9692.9691.8292.23864K
3MMMM81.1581.2380.7981.12655K
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3065.003072.003043.003050.0014.7K
Exchange Rates of July 03, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 114.710 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.111 CAD1 CAD = 0.900 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.225 CHF1 CHF = 0.817 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7.998 CNY1 CNY = 0.125 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 146.730 JPY1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.694 GBP1 GBP = 1.440 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.722 AUD1 AUD = 0.581 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.422 CAD1 CAD = 0.703 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.566 CHF1 CHF = 0.638 EUR
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.479 AUD1 AUD = 0.403 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2.047 CAD1 CAD = 0.489 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2.256 CHF1 CHF = 0.443 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.825 CAD1 CAD = 1.212 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.909 CHF1 CHF = 1.100 AUD

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