Financial news on May 11th, 2009

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Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC27.1928.4526.5326.53188M
General ElectricGE14.3814.4214.1014.1993.5M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM37.3538.1835.8335.8386.8M
IntelINTC15.0915.6315.0015.3769.5M
MicrosoftMSFT19.2019.7319.0119.3263.8M
PfizerPFE14.1014.4214.1014.1553M
Cisco SystemsCSCO18.4518.8318.2718.6144.3M
Oracle Corp.ORCL18.1518.8318.0418.5632.1M
AT&T Inc.T25.2225.6325.0725.3625.6M
ExxonMobilXOM69.4869.6468.8469.2723.7M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT49.9751.0349.7350.6318M
Home DepotHD24.8125.2524.5424.9317.5M
ConocoPhillipsCOP45.9445.9444.8545.1317.2M
MerckMRK24.5824.8024.3324.4016.2M
ComcastCMCSA15.4615.6115.2815.4114.9M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS25.1125.1724.6824.7114.7M
AppleAAPL127.37130.96127.12129.5714.5M
HP Inc.HPQ34.0435.3534.0335.0314.2M
Procter & GamblePG51.4251.5550.2350.3713.9M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ29.9030.1529.5729.8213.8M
ChevronCVX69.2969.3067.7368.0013.5M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT44.9645.4344.5244.8713.5M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ54.5654.8754.0054.1113.1M
AltriaMO17.0017.1616.8517.0410.2M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH28.2628.5327.4027.599.91M
McDonald'sMCD54.8354.8354.0454.409.66M
BoeingBA45.2645.6044.5344.729.6M
Coca-ColaKO42.7343.1942.5442.759.22M
SchlumbergerSLB55.4155.6854.3254.778.93M
AmgenAMGN46.8048.1846.5047.928.43M
International Business MachinesIBM101.09103.88100.95102.908.25M
PepsicoPEP49.5550.0549.2849.588.19M
Gilead SciencesGILD43.9744.9343.7144.657.4M
AmazonAMZN76.8079.8576.0178.616.87M
VisaV66.8067.9565.9365.936.5M
United TechnologiesUTX52.7053.1352.1152.505.34M
Union PacificUNP50.7051.1849.0749.345.2M
AlphabetGOOGL402.80412.00401.20407.985.11M
3MMMM59.4159.5858.7059.113.9M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY20.1820.3920.1420.293.03M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3066.003068.002960.002960.0046K
Exchange Rates of May 11th, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 97.380 JPY1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.167 CAD1 CAD = 0.857 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.110 CHF1 CHF = 0.901 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.823 CNY1 CNY = 0.147 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 132.230 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.898 GBP1 GBP = 1.114 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.791 AUD1 AUD = 0.558 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.584 CAD1 CAD = 0.631 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.507 CHF1 CHF = 0.664 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 9.273 CNY1 CNY = 0.108 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.679 GBP1 GBP = 1.473 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.354 AUD1 AUD = 0.739 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.198 CAD1 CAD = 0.835 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.140 CHF1 CHF = 0.878 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1.993 AUD1 AUD = 0.502 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.764 CAD1 CAD = 0.567 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.678 CHF1 CHF = 0.596 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 10.315 CNY1 CNY = 0.097 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.884 CAD1 CAD = 1.131 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.841 CHF1 CHF = 1.189 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5.180 CNY1 CNY = 0.193 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.951 CHF1 CHF = 1.052 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5.857 CNY1 CNY = 0.171 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.148 CNY1 CNY = 0.163 CHF

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