Financial news on October 13, 2006

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By STUART ELLIOTT - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Microsoft MSFT 28,34 28,69 28,31 28,37 130M
Intel INTC 21,40 21,85 21,38 21,60 78.9M
AT&T Inc. T 33,60 33,67 33,16 33,60 51.3M
General Electric GE 35,98 36,11 35,47 35,98 42.6M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 18,97 19,14 18,78 19,07 36.5M
Cisco Systems CSCO 24,40 24,62 24,36 24,53 35.9M
Pfizer PFE 27,53 27,66 27,37 27,59 24.5M
Apple AAPL 75,63 76,88 74,74 75,02 24.4M
McDonald's MCD 41,90 42,22 41,85 42,11 24.3M
ExxonMobil XOM 68,08 68,73 67,87 68,40 20.5M
Home Depot HD 37,45 37,45 36,55 36,90 19.3M
ConocoPhillips COP 59,45 60,66 59,16 60,03 15.1M
Merck MRK 42,68 43,54 42,62 43,20 13.7M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 46,60 47,03 46,41 46,93 13.6M
HP Inc. HPQ 38,22 39,00 38,22 38,86 12.7M
Schlumberger SLB 58,48 59,61 58,34 58,79 12.2M
Verizon Communications VZ 37,00 37,13 36,80 37,05 10.7M
Comcast CMCSA 38,22 38,64 38,12 38,54 9.92M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 48,28 48,52 48,12 48,46 8.8M
Altria MO 79,20 79,65 78,46 79,63 8.58M
Coca-Cola KO 44,12 44,20 43,86 44,02 8.31M
International Business Machines IBM 84,45 86,21 84,44 86,08 7.79M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 49,25 49,40 48,52 48,75 7.71M
Chevron CVX 64,36 64,72 63,94 64,20 7.7M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 48,02 48,46 47,74 48,16 7.3M
Alphabet GOOGL 427,76 429,50 425,56 427,30 7.24M
Amgen AMGN 73,79 74,09 72,78 73,22 7.2M
Procter & Gamble PG 62,16 62,19 61,65 62,13 7.19M
Pepsico PEP 62,55 62,63 61,95 62,45 6.57M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 65,15 65,74 64,50 64,58 6.41M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 36,23 36,46 36,16 36,33 6.36M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 31,16 31,24 30,78 31,11 5.47M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 24,63 24,74 24,44 24,55 4.93M
Amazon AMZN 33,35 33,58 33,08 33,32 4.07M
Boeing BA 83,35 83,35 81,82 82,39 4.01M
United Technologies UTX 66,15 66,89 65,93 66,50 3.6M
Gilead Sciences GILD 66,51 67,21 66,37 66,89 3.41M
3M MMM 75,83 75,92 75,35 75,40 1.75M
Union Pacific UNP 90,60 91,50 90,35 91,08 1.04M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3330,00 3333,00 3280,00 3280,00 16.7K
Exchange Rates of October 13, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 119,620 JPY 1 JPY = 0,008 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,138 CAD 1 CAD = 0,879 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,273 CHF 1 CHF = 0,786 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7,902 CNY 1 CNY = 0,127 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 149,680 JPY 1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,674 GBP 1 GBP = 1,483 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,666 AUD 1 AUD = 0,600 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,424 CAD 1 CAD = 0,702 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,593 CHF 1 CHF = 0,628 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,450 GBP 1 GBP = 2,221 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,112 AUD 1 AUD = 0,899 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,951 CAD 1 CAD = 1,052 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,064 CHF 1 CHF = 0,940 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,470 AUD 1 AUD = 0,405 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,111 CAD 1 CAD = 0,474 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,361 CHF 1 CHF = 0,423 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,854 CAD 1 CAD = 1,171 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,955 CHF 1 CHF = 1,047 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1,118 CHF 1 CHF = 0,894 CAD

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