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

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 18.26 18.35 17.89 17.98 63.9M
Microsoft MSFT 22.72 22.73 22.49 22.50 63.9M
Cisco Systems CSCO 20.35 20.37 19.88 19.88 36.2M
Pfizer PFE 24.40 24.41 23.85 23.94 25.6M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 14.05 14.11 13.86 13.86 22.5M
Apple AAPL 61.15 61.15 59.97 60.00 21.6M
ExxonMobil XOM 62.00 62.20 60.00 60.05 20.5M
General Electric GE 34.55 34.62 34.18 34.22 18.3M
Comcast CMCSA 33.32 33.53 32.56 32.61 15.4M
ConocoPhillips COP 65.29 65.38 62.54 62.54 14.7M
AT&T Inc. T 26.65 26.97 26.57 26.60 12.4M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 47.50 48.04 47.10 47.19 12.4M
Home Depot HD 37.75 38.10 37.44 37.46 11.6M
Alphabet GOOGL 376.18 381.45 374.15 374.44 11.1M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 30.62 30.99 30.45 30.74 10.2M
Schlumberger SLB 66.75 66.75 63.24 63.27 9.9M
HP Inc. HPQ 32.15 32.42 31.57 31.59 8.89M
Amgen AMGN 68.66 69.04 67.28 67.48 8.69M
Chevron CVX 61.26 61.29 59.32 59.35 8.69M
Procter & Gamble PG 53.80 54.04 53.07 53.18 7.95M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 43.66 43.93 42.85 42.97 7.87M
Verizon Communications VZ 31.76 32.10 31.54 31.55 7.37M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 25.12 25.41 25.09 25.16 7.31M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 43.00 43.04 42.38 42.46 7.2M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 46.70 47.11 46.04 46.22 7.07M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 60.35 60.50 60.09 60.13 6.92M
Coca-Cola KO 43.79 43.88 43.39 43.43 5.71M
International Business Machines IBM 79.10 80.04 79.01 79.06 5.56M
Merck MRK 33.85 34.03 33.41 33.47 5.2M
Amazon AMZN 34.46 34.54 33.27 33.49 5.05M
Altria MO 72.62 72.70 71.57 71.64 4.45M
McDonald's MCD 33.50 33.56 33.08 33.15 4.39M
Pepsico PEP 60.37 60.50 59.66 59.75 4.32M
United Technologies UTX 62.53 63.00 61.30 61.45 3.72M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 67.89 68.24 67.30 67.34 3.61M
Boeing BA 83.79 83.97 82.06 82.13 3.42M
Gilead Sciences GILD 57.94 58.52 56.34 56.49 2.95M
3M MMM 84.10 84.33 82.88 82.95 2.6M
Union Pacific UNP 93.80 93.81 91.06 91.31 1.37M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3056.00 3064.00 3052.00 3058.50 11.4K
Exchange Rates of June 05, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 112.170 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.107 CAD 1 CAD = 0.904 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.208 CHF 1 CHF = 0.828 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 8.006 CNY 1 CNY = 0.125 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 144.730 JPY 1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.689 GBP 1 GBP = 1.451 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.724 AUD 1 AUD = 0.580 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.428 CAD 1 CAD = 0.700 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.558 CHF 1 CHF = 0.642 EUR
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.502 AUD 1 AUD = 0.400 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.072 CAD 1 CAD = 0.483 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.261 CHF 1 CHF = 0.442 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.827 CAD 1 CAD = 1.209 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.903 CHF 1 CHF = 1.107 AUD

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