Financial news on June 05, 2006

Business and Financial news

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By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

Fitness May Be Next to Godliness, but It Won't Sell Protein Shakes

The popularity of an online video of Pat Robertson, the conservative religious broadcaster, couldn't save his branded protein shake. Read more..

By MARIA ASPAN - The New York Times

Hearst's New Home: Xanadu in Manhattan

The Hearst Corporation, the privately held media empire, is making a splashy public statement with the new glass tower it has built atop its headquarters in Midtown Manhattan. Read more..

By RICHARD SIKLOS - The New York Times

Looking Ahead

MONEY MEN The chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben S. Bernanke; the president of the European Central Bank, Jean-Claude Trichet; and the deputy governor of the Bank of Japan, Toshiro Muto, are scheduled to speak at an international monetary confer... Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

Picture This: Common Sense

A story about copyrights on digital pictures really rings the bell on the Ridiculous meter. Read more..

By DAVID POGUE - The New York Times

Seeking a Distinctive Sound for People of a Certain Age

DMI Music and Media Solutions as been hired to develop a strategy to make music and sound part of the AARP brand. Read more..

By STUART ELLIOTT - The New York Times

Spencer B. Witty, 92, Men's Clothier to a Discriminating Clientele, Dies

Spencer B. Witty was the last of four brothers whose company, Witty Brothers, fashioned and sold elegant men's clothing through a small, prestigious chain of stores in New York. Read more..

By DENNIS HEVESI - The New York Times

Stock Offerings This Week

The following equity and convertible debt offerings are expected this week:. Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

The Buzz of Magazineland Now Has a Name

Condé Nast's new glossy business magazine will be named Condé Nast Portfolio, with the subtitle Business Intelligence. Read more..

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
Cisco SystemsCSCO20,3520,3719,8819,8836.2M
Oracle Corp.ORCL14,0514,1113,8613,8622.5M
General ElectricGE34,5534,6234,1834,2218.3M
AT&T Inc.T26,6526,9726,5726,6012.4M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT47,5048,0447,1047,1912.4M
Home DepotHD37,7538,1037,4437,4611.6M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS30,6230,9930,4530,7410.2M
HP Inc.HPQ32,1532,4231,5731,598.89M
Procter & GamblePG53,8054,0453,0753,187.95M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM43,6643,9342,8542,977.87M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ31,7632,1031,5431,557.37M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY25,1225,4125,0925,167.31M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT43,0043,0442,3842,467.2M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH46,7047,1146,0446,227.07M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ60,3560,5060,0960,136.92M
International Business MachinesIBM79,1080,0479,0179,065.56M
United TechnologiesUTX62,5363,0061,3061,453.72M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC67,8968,2467,3067,343.61M
Gilead SciencesGILD57,9458,5256,3456,492.95M
Union PacificUNP93,8093,8191,0691,311.37M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3056,003064,003052,003058,5011.4K
Exchange Rates of June 05, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 112,170 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,107 CAD1 CAD = 0,904 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,208 CHF1 CHF = 0,828 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 8,006 CNY1 CNY = 0,125 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 144,730 JPY1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,689 GBP1 GBP = 1,451 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,724 AUD1 AUD = 0,580 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,428 CAD1 CAD = 0,700 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,558 CHF1 CHF = 0,642 EUR
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,502 AUD1 AUD = 0,400 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2,072 CAD1 CAD = 0,483 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,261 CHF1 CHF = 0,442 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,827 CAD1 CAD = 1,209 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,903 CHF1 CHF = 1,107 AUD

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