Financial news on April 4th, 2006

Business and Financial news
Venezuela Seizes Control of Two Oil Fields

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By JUAN FORERO - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
IntelINTC19,3819,5019,2519,3067.1M
MicrosoftMSFT27,6027,8027,4727,6445.5M
Cisco SystemsCSCO21,5221,7021,4021,5643.1M
AppleAAPL62,1162,2261,0561,1733.3M
AlphabetGOOGL390,00404,90388,14404,3431.4M
Oracle Corp.ORCL13,7813,9113,7813,8430.8M
PfizerPFE25,2325,2425,0125,1021.8M
General ElectricGE34,8734,8734,3234,7021.6M
ExxonMobilXOM60,9062,0160,4361,7514.9M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM41,6042,4641,5042,2714M
ConocoPhillipsCOP64,1365,4064,1365,1512.7M
AT&T Inc.T27,0127,2526,9627,1211M
AltriaMO71,3071,7070,8771,0810.1M
HP Inc.HPQ33,4533,7533,1733,699.8M
AmgenAMGN71,8772,2871,6172,029.65M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ59,2759,3158,7558,829.51M
MerckMRK35,7535,9035,4135,489.07M
Procter & GamblePG57,8358,4857,7758,008.87M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT46,6946,7746,3546,508.72M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT42,9542,9942,4142,597.88M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ34,5934,7134,3634,607.66M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY24,7224,8524,5324,757.64M
ComcastCMCSA26,3026,5926,2126,497.58M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS27,8628,2527,7827,917.56M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH55,4755,7055,0055,306.93M
Home DepotHD42,4042,7042,0642,556.31M
ChevronCVX58,3559,1558,0658,915.8M
SchlumbergerSLB126,75130,69126,65130,605.55M
Coca-ColaKO41,8242,1341,6842,084.63M
Gilead SciencesGILD63,8565,0063,3364,534.42M
McDonald'sMCD34,8834,9134,5734,664.28M
International Business MachinesIBM83,1083,7882,8083,453.85M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC64,3365,2664,2664,873.74M
AmazonAMZN36,1437,1036,0236,773.72M
3MMMM77,0077,9976,5277,003.63M
PepsicoPEP57,9257,9257,6257,813.55M
BoeingBA78,5878,8577,5078,602.6M
United TechnologiesUTX57,9358,5857,5658,152.2M
Union PacificUNP94,6796,0094,4695,711.87M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3010,003013,002995,503001,0014.3K
Exchange Rates of April 4th, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 117,510 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,164 CAD1 CAD = 0,859 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,290 CHF1 CHF = 0,775 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 8,015 CNY1 CNY = 0,125 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 144,070 JPY1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,698 GBP1 GBP = 1,432 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,700 AUD1 AUD = 0,588 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,426 CAD1 CAD = 0,701 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,581 CHF1 CHF = 0,633 EUR
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,434 AUD1 AUD = 0,411 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2,042 CAD1 CAD = 0,490 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,263 CHF1 CHF = 0,442 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,838 CAD1 CAD = 1,193 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,929 CHF1 CHF = 1,076 AUD

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