Financial news on May 11, 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 11, 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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