Financial news on May 13, 2008

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By ANDREW ROSS SORKIN - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
HP Inc. HPQ 44.39 45.85 43.27 44.27 142M
Microsoft MSFT 30.02 30.13 29.53 29.78 70.9M
Intel INTC 23.64 23.93 23.60 23.76 39.5M
Pfizer PFE 19.94 20.05 19.86 19.97 38.7M
General Electric GE 32.53 32.70 32.26 32.33 37M
Cisco Systems CSCO 25.93 26.05 25.65 25.89 36M
Apple AAPL 188.60 191.45 187.86 189.96 29.4M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 57.35 57.50 56.37 56.65 29M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 53.02 55.00 53.02 54.40 28.5M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 47.04 47.24 45.22 45.48 27.5M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 29.79 29.96 28.90 28.97 27.2M
ExxonMobil XOM 88.87 89.95 88.53 89.68 21.2M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 21.55 21.72 21.31 21.67 20.4M
Altria MO 21.57 22.00 21.50 21.92 19.9M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 21.70 21.82 21.45 21.60 19.7M
ConocoPhillips COP 88.41 89.36 87.90 88.62 16.1M
Comcast CMCSA 22.17 22.24 21.91 22.09 14.2M
Visa V 81.75 83.50 80.79 82.38 13.3M
AT&T Inc. T 39.13 39.62 39.10 39.26 13.1M
Merck MRK 39.50 39.83 38.94 39.17 12.6M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 34.61 34.78 34.22 34.33 11.1M
Procter & Gamble PG 65.50 66.12 65.25 65.73 10.9M
Chevron CVX 97.59 97.98 96.31 97.73 10.6M
Coca-Cola KO 56.29 56.76 56.27 56.50 10.4M
Home Depot HD 28.66 28.97 28.50 28.75 10.4M
Alphabet GOOGL 587.00 587.95 578.55 583.00 10.3M
International Business Machines IBM 125.31 126.70 125.03 126.58 9.69M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 66.75 67.00 66.30 66.41 9.53M
Verizon Communications VZ 38.08 38.55 37.94 38.11 8.15M
Schlumberger SLB 103.60 105.00 101.09 104.90 7.27M
McDonald's MCD 60.90 61.76 60.76 61.17 6.6M
Gilead Sciences GILD 54.50 54.50 53.23 53.47 6.36M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 32.81 33.09 32.50 32.55 6.17M
Amgen AMGN 42.85 42.99 42.25 42.50 5.98M
Pepsico PEP 67.39 67.68 66.85 67.25 5.47M
Amazon AMZN 74.72 74.96 73.31 74.56 5.02M
Boeing BA 84.14 85.29 84.11 85.08 4.29M
3M MMM 77.72 78.34 76.91 77.18 3.41M
United Technologies UTX 74.61 75.22 74.17 74.92 3.4M
Union Pacific UNP 148.63 150.00 147.46 149.06 2.1M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 4110.00 4185.00 4110.00 4148.00 22.7K
Exchange Rates of May 13, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 104.670 JPY 1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.004 CAD 1 CAD = 0.996 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.053 CHF 1 CHF = 0.949 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.989 CNY 1 CNY = 0.143 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 161.920 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.795 GBP 1 GBP = 1.258 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.645 AUD 1 AUD = 0.608 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.552 CAD 1 CAD = 0.644 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.629 CHF 1 CHF = 0.614 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.491 GBP 1 GBP = 2.037 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.016 AUD 1 AUD = 0.985 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.958 CAD 1 CAD = 1.043 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.006 CHF 1 CHF = 0.994 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.069 AUD 1 AUD = 0.483 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.952 CAD 1 CAD = 0.512 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.049 CHF 1 CHF = 0.488 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.943 CAD 1 CAD = 1.060 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.990 CHF 1 CHF = 1.010 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.049 CHF 1 CHF = 0.953 CAD

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