Financial news on June 09, 2006

Business and Financial news
A.F.L.-C.I.O. Files a Trade Complaint Against China's Labor Practices

The complaint asked President Bush to penalize China, asserting that it violates workers' rights. Read more..

By STEVEN GREENHOUSE - The New York Times

Caleb D. Hammond, 90, Who Led Family's Map-Making Business Into Digital Age, Dies

Caleb D. Hammond Jr. was president of C. S. Hammond & Company, the map makers, from 1948 to 1974. Read more..

By DENNIS HEVESI - The New York Times

Sliced Lamb in Formaldehyde and Other Market Indicators

Widespread global wealth creation has fueled record-setting auction seasons with jaw-dropping sales. Read more..

By JENNY ANDERSON - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
IntelINTC17.1117.2617.1017.1983.4M
MicrosoftMSFT22.1522.1921.9722.0352.6M
Cisco SystemsCSCO19.9020.2419.8320.0139.8M
PfizerPFE23.6523.7723.4623.6030.5M
AppleAAPL61.1861.5659.1359.5227.7M
Oracle Corp.ORCL13.4913.5413.3313.5126.7M
General ElectricGE34.6034.6033.9234.1325.7M
ExxonMobilXOM59.8959.9058.5058.9121.1M
HP Inc.HPQ30.0030.1229.7129.9418.4M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS29.9230.0029.2529.4015.3M
ChevronCVX57.9658.3257.3257.7012.9M
ConocoPhillipsCOP61.3561.8860.2760.7812.8M
AlphabetGOOGL392.19395.43387.25388.2912.3M
AT&T Inc.T26.5926.8526.4326.7011.8M
SchlumbergerSLB60.5160.7458.5359.5811.7M
Home DepotHD37.1037.3936.7636.9510.8M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT43.2243.4543.0643.199.04M
ComcastCMCSA32.8832.9332.6332.788.8M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ61.4361.6861.3561.518.62M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM42.3542.5942.0242.368.11M
AltriaMO71.2971.4470.6071.357.78M
Procter & GamblePG54.5255.0054.1154.537.72M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT47.3147.4947.0047.307.49M
MerckMRK34.0034.1533.7633.817.49M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ31.5231.7931.5031.607.23M
Coca-ColaKO43.8043.8443.4343.686.97M
International Business MachinesIBM77.3378.1077.0578.016.14M
AmgenAMGN68.2568.7967.6867.955.95M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH46.0046.3045.6245.775.69M
AmazonAMZN33.5034.3533.4533.885.23M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY25.2025.2724.9725.074.89M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC69.5269.6968.7069.394.79M
Gilead SciencesGILD56.8158.2556.6557.464.21M
McDonald'sMCD33.7033.8833.3933.564.13M
BoeingBA81.9581.9980.0080.783.93M
United TechnologiesUTX60.2060.6760.0860.263.92M
PepsicoPEP60.0060.3059.7060.063.21M
3MMMM81.3981.8780.2580.702.56M
Union PacificUNP88.3588.8285.9286.651.98M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3007.003030.003006.003022.008.9K
Exchange Rates of June 09, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 113.970 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.105 CAD1 CAD = 0.905 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.231 CHF1 CHF = 0.812 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 8.009 CNY1 CNY = 0.125 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 144.010 JPY1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.687 GBP1 GBP = 1.456 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.689 AUD1 AUD = 0.592 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.397 CAD1 CAD = 0.716 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.556 CHF1 CHF = 0.643 EUR
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.459 AUD1 AUD = 0.407 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2.034 CAD1 CAD = 0.492 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2.266 CHF1 CHF = 0.441 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.827 CAD1 CAD = 1.209 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.921 CHF1 CHF = 1.086 AUD

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