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

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Microsoft MSFT 23,53 23,72 23,45 23,70 25.7M
Intel INTC 19,27 19,39 19,14 19,36 25M
Cisco Systems CSCO 19,78 20,11 19,68 20,00 21.9M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 14,61 14,81 14,61 14,81 17M
Pfizer PFE 23,55 23,72 23,40 23,58 15.8M
General Electric GE 33,10 33,37 33,09 33,33 12M
HP Inc. HPQ 31,68 32,69 31,50 32,51 9.65M
ExxonMobil XOM 61,80 62,47 61,71 62,15 9.46M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 47,79 48,05 47,10 47,57 9.1M
Merck MRK 36,90 36,93 36,46 36,62 8.74M
Home Depot HD 35,86 35,98 35,70 35,77 7.94M
Apple AAPL 57,52 58,18 57,34 57,95 6.96M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 42,05 42,90 42,00 42,87 6.83M
AT&T Inc. T 27,89 28,10 27,83 27,93 6.45M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 30,19 30,31 29,96 30,02 5.88M
Verizon Communications VZ 33,63 33,75 33,51 33,55 4.74M
ConocoPhillips COP 66,15 67,02 65,99 66,82 4.65M
Procter & Gamble PG 56,12 56,41 56,02 56,30 4.59M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 43,69 43,74 43,44 43,58 4.45M
Alphabet GOOGL 420,04 423,77 419,45 423,20 4.31M
Schlumberger SLB 64,90 65,41 64,72 65,35 3.72M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 60,13 60,38 60,02 60,15 3.3M
International Business Machines IBM 77,54 78,27 77,27 78,02 3.18M
Altria MO 73,43 74,09 73,29 74,07 3.15M
Chevron CVX 62,30 63,00 62,26 62,75 3.13M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 25,86 25,88 25,70 25,74 2.94M
Coca-Cola KO 43,20 43,45 43,11 43,37 2.94M
Comcast CMCSA 32,91 33,09 32,69 32,75 2.89M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 44,85 45,07 44,40 45,01 2.18M
Amgen AMGN 65,79 66,03 65,56 65,79 2.16M
Pepsico PEP 60,60 60,73 60,20 60,27 1.81M
McDonald's MCD 33,60 34,00 33,57 33,97 1.76M
United Technologies UTX 64,00 64,02 63,58 63,99 1.74M
Boeing BA 81,50 81,67 80,94 81,30 1.63M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 67,11 67,48 66,91 67,44 1.48M
Amazon AMZN 38,52 38,62 38,23 38,61 1.44M
Gilead Sciences GILD 59,14 59,39 58,75 59,26 1.03M
Union Pacific UNP 92,96 92,96 91,82 92,23 864K
3M MMM 81,15 81,23 80,79 81,12 655K
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3065,00 3072,00 3043,00 3050,00 14.7K
Exchange Rates of July 03, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 114,710 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,111 CAD 1 CAD = 0,900 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,225 CHF 1 CHF = 0,817 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7,998 CNY 1 CNY = 0,125 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 146,730 JPY 1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,694 GBP 1 GBP = 1,440 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,722 AUD 1 AUD = 0,581 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,422 CAD 1 CAD = 0,703 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,566 CHF 1 CHF = 0,638 EUR
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,479 AUD 1 AUD = 0,403 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,047 CAD 1 CAD = 0,489 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,256 CHF 1 CHF = 0,443 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,825 CAD 1 CAD = 1,212 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,909 CHF 1 CHF = 1,100 AUD

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