Financial news on April 11, 2006

Business and Financial news
In France, an Economic Bullet Goes Unbitten

The furor over a labor law was the latest instance of the French people resisting economic reform. Read more..

By FLOYD NORRIS - The New York Times

N.Y.S.E. Lawyer May Be Requestioned Over E-Mail

Richard Bernard, general counsel for the exchange, may be questioned further about the compensation case against Richard A. Grasso. Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
IntelINTC19.4019.4619.1219.1660.2M
Cisco SystemsCSCO20.9821.1520.7021.0345.6M
Oracle Corp.ORCL13.8414.0013.7213.8444.2M
MicrosoftMSFT27.2327.3227.0027.1343M
AppleAAPL69.0369.3067.0767.9933.5M
PfizerPFE24.6524.7624.1824.3523.6M
General ElectricGE33.9234.0733.6334.0523M
AlphabetGOOGL416.38419.10406.22409.6622.2M
AT&T Inc.T25.9826.1225.5425.7816.9M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ33.4833.5632.5332.7414.7M
ExxonMobilXOM62.4562.7361.8062.0014.7M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH52.4452.8150.8851.5514.6M
ConocoPhillipsCOP67.5568.1967.0767.3614M
Procter & GamblePG57.1557.3056.0956.4913.4M
MerckMRK34.4235.1033.7934.0613.4M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT42.0142.1741.0541.4512.6M
HP Inc.HPQ33.0033.2732.5032.5411.5M
SchlumbergerSLB65.1065.1162.4462.7010.3M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT45.6045.7645.2745.509.65M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ57.7158.0257.3257.759.11M
ComcastCMCSA27.7127.9127.4627.588.93M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM42.0042.3541.4841.618.83M
AmgenAMGN70.9471.0569.4870.248.55M
ChevronCVX59.9160.5359.2859.467.48M
AltriaMO69.9170.3568.6869.327.42M
Home DepotHD42.0042.0941.2841.437.07M
AmazonAMZN36.6136.7535.5236.066.61M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY24.2024.3723.9024.166.29M
International Business MachinesIBM81.8382.0680.7581.165.96M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS27.8128.0527.6227.775.96M
Coca-ColaKO42.0142.0141.0741.295.54M
McDonald'sMCD35.3935.5735.1935.555.53M
Gilead SciencesGILD62.3162.3160.0860.413.05M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC64.5864.7564.2264.383.04M
PepsicoPEP58.1658.2157.5357.812.9M
3MMMM80.1781.1280.1780.792.79M
BoeingBA80.6380.7179.7180.572.75M
United TechnologiesUTX58.0558.2057.1257.412.74M
Union PacificUNP92.5092.9091.8292.041.27M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B2945.002946.002916.002920.0030K
Exchange Rates of April 11, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 118.310 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.144 CAD1 CAD = 0.875 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.298 CHF1 CHF = 0.771 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 8.009 CNY1 CNY = 0.125 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 143.600 JPY1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.694 GBP1 GBP = 1.441 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.655 AUD1 AUD = 0.604 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.388 CAD1 CAD = 0.720 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.575 CHF1 CHF = 0.635 EUR
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.384 AUD1 AUD = 0.419 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.999 CAD1 CAD = 0.500 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2.269 CHF1 CHF = 0.441 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.838 CAD1 CAD = 1.193 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.951 CHF1 CHF = 1.052 AUD

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