Financial news on May 11, 2009

Business and Financial news
Straight Talk, or Unhelpful Scolding?

A governor’s tough prescription for adjusting lifestyles in the face of global warming, energy insecurity and other challenges captured the fascination of many. Read more..

By <a href="http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/z/tom_jr_zeller/index.html?scp=4&sq=zeller&st=cse">TOM ZELLER Jr.</a> - International Herald Tribune

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 27,19 28,45 26,53 26,53 188M
General Electric GE 14,38 14,42 14,10 14,19 93.5M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 37,35 38,18 35,83 35,83 86.8M
Intel INTC 15,09 15,63 15,00 15,37 69.5M
Microsoft MSFT 19,20 19,73 19,01 19,32 63.8M
Pfizer PFE 14,10 14,42 14,10 14,15 53M
Cisco Systems CSCO 18,45 18,83 18,27 18,61 44.3M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 18,15 18,83 18,04 18,56 32.1M
AT&T Inc. T 25,22 25,63 25,07 25,36 25.6M
ExxonMobil XOM 69,48 69,64 68,84 69,27 23.7M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 49,97 51,03 49,73 50,63 18M
Home Depot HD 24,81 25,25 24,54 24,93 17.5M
ConocoPhillips COP 45,94 45,94 44,85 45,13 17.2M
Merck MRK 24,58 24,80 24,33 24,40 16.2M
Comcast CMCSA 15,46 15,61 15,28 15,41 14.9M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 25,11 25,17 24,68 24,71 14.7M
Apple AAPL 127,37 130,96 127,12 129,57 14.5M
HP Inc. HPQ 34,04 35,35 34,03 35,03 14.2M
Procter & Gamble PG 51,42 51,55 50,23 50,37 13.9M
Verizon Communications VZ 29,90 30,15 29,57 29,82 13.8M
Chevron CVX 69,29 69,30 67,73 68,00 13.5M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 44,96 45,43 44,52 44,87 13.5M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 54,56 54,87 54,00 54,11 13.1M
Altria MO 17,00 17,16 16,85 17,04 10.2M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 28,26 28,53 27,40 27,59 9.91M
McDonald's MCD 54,83 54,83 54,04 54,40 9.66M
Boeing BA 45,26 45,60 44,53 44,72 9.6M
Coca-Cola KO 42,73 43,19 42,54 42,75 9.22M
Schlumberger SLB 55,41 55,68 54,32 54,77 8.93M
Amgen AMGN 46,80 48,18 46,50 47,92 8.43M
International Business Machines IBM 101,09 103,88 100,95 102,90 8.25M
Pepsico PEP 49,55 50,05 49,28 49,58 8.19M
Gilead Sciences GILD 43,97 44,93 43,71 44,65 7.4M
Amazon AMZN 76,80 79,85 76,01 78,61 6.87M
Visa V 66,80 67,95 65,93 65,93 6.5M
United Technologies UTX 52,70 53,13 52,11 52,50 5.34M
Union Pacific UNP 50,70 51,18 49,07 49,34 5.2M
Alphabet GOOGL 402,80 412,00 401,20 407,98 5.11M
3M MMM 59,41 59,58 58,70 59,11 3.9M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 20,18 20,39 20,14 20,29 3.03M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3066,00 3068,00 2960,00 2960,00 46K
Exchange Rates of May 11, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 97,380 JPY 1 JPY = 0,010 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,167 CAD 1 CAD = 0,857 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,110 CHF 1 CHF = 0,901 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,823 CNY 1 CNY = 0,147 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 132,230 JPY 1 JPY = 0,008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,898 GBP 1 GBP = 1,114 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,791 AUD 1 AUD = 0,558 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,584 CAD 1 CAD = 0,631 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,507 CHF 1 CHF = 0,664 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 9,273 CNY 1 CNY = 0,108 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,679 GBP 1 GBP = 1,473 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,354 AUD 1 AUD = 0,739 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,198 CAD 1 CAD = 0,835 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,140 CHF 1 CHF = 0,878 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,993 AUD 1 AUD = 0,502 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,764 CAD 1 CAD = 0,567 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1,678 CHF 1 CHF = 0,596 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10,315 CNY 1 CNY = 0,097 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,884 CAD 1 CAD = 1,131 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,841 CHF 1 CHF = 1,189 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5,180 CNY 1 CNY = 0,193 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0,951 CHF 1 CHF = 1,052 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 5,857 CNY 1 CNY = 0,171 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6,148 CNY 1 CNY = 0,163 CHF

See what else happened on May 11, 2009