Financial news on October 13th, 2006

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By STUART ELLIOTT - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
MicrosoftMSFT28,3428,6928,3128,37130M
IntelINTC21,4021,8521,3821,6078.9M
AT&T Inc.T33,6033,6733,1633,6051.3M
General ElectricGE35,9836,1135,4735,9842.6M
Oracle Corp.ORCL18,9719,1418,7819,0736.5M
Cisco SystemsCSCO24,4024,6224,3624,5335.9M
PfizerPFE27,5327,6627,3727,5924.5M
AppleAAPL75,6376,8874,7475,0224.4M
McDonald'sMCD41,9042,2241,8542,1124.3M
ExxonMobilXOM68,0868,7367,8768,4020.5M
Home DepotHD37,4537,4536,5536,9019.3M
ConocoPhillipsCOP59,4560,6659,1660,0315.1M
MerckMRK42,6843,5442,6243,2013.7M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT46,6047,0346,4146,9313.6M
HP Inc.HPQ38,2239,0038,2238,8612.7M
SchlumbergerSLB58,4859,6158,3458,7912.2M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ37,0037,1336,8037,0510.7M
ComcastCMCSA38,2238,6438,1238,549.92M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT48,2848,5248,1248,468.8M
AltriaMO79,2079,6578,4679,638.58M
Coca-ColaKO44,1244,2043,8644,028.31M
International Business MachinesIBM84,4586,2184,4486,087.79M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH49,2549,4048,5248,757.71M
ChevronCVX64,3664,7263,9464,207.7M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM48,0248,4647,7448,167.3M
AlphabetGOOGL427,76429,50425,56427,307.24M
AmgenAMGN73,7974,0972,7873,227.2M
Procter & GamblePG62,1662,1961,6562,137.19M
PepsicoPEP62,5562,6361,9562,456.57M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ65,1565,7464,5064,586.41M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC36,2336,4636,1636,336.36M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS31,1631,2430,7831,115.47M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY24,6324,7424,4424,554.93M
AmazonAMZN33,3533,5833,0833,324.07M
BoeingBA83,3583,3581,8282,394.01M
United TechnologiesUTX66,1566,8965,9366,503.6M
Gilead SciencesGILD66,5167,2166,3766,893.41M
3MMMM75,8375,9275,3575,401.75M
Union PacificUNP90,6091,5090,3591,081.04M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3330,003333,003280,003280,0016.7K
Exchange Rates of October 13th, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 119,620 JPY1 JPY = 0,008 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,138 CAD1 CAD = 0,879 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,273 CHF1 CHF = 0,786 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7,902 CNY1 CNY = 0,127 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 149,680 JPY1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,674 GBP1 GBP = 1,483 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,666 AUD1 AUD = 0,600 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,424 CAD1 CAD = 0,702 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,593 CHF1 CHF = 0,628 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,450 GBP1 GBP = 2,221 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,112 AUD1 AUD = 0,899 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,951 CAD1 CAD = 1,052 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,064 CHF1 CHF = 0,940 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,470 AUD1 AUD = 0,405 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2,111 CAD1 CAD = 0,474 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,361 CHF1 CHF = 0,423 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,854 CAD1 CAD = 1,171 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,955 CHF1 CHF = 1,047 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1,118 CHF1 CHF = 0,894 CAD

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