Financial news on September 13, 2006

Business and Financial news
Apple Plans to Inhabit Living Room

A device due out next year will wirelessly stream video and music from a Macintosh computer to a television. Read more..

By JOHN MARKOFF and LAURA M. HOLSON - The New York Times

Arkady I. Volsky, 74, Founder of Russian Business Lobby, Dies

Mr. Volsky, a confidant of the Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev, founded the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs in 1991. Read more..

By ANDREW E. KRAMER - The New York Times

Drug Maker Fires Chief of 5 Years

The Bristol-Myers Squibb board bowed to a federal monitor’s pressure after a mishandled attempt to solve a patent dispute. Read more..

By STEPHANIE SAUL - The New York Times

For Sale: Big Middle-Class Enclave With Lots of Potential

Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village are at the center of a red-hot auction that will allow the winner to claim 110 buildings and 11,200 apartments. Read more..

By TERRY PRISTIN and CHARLES V. BAGLI - The New York Times

Justice Department Is Reviewing Corporate Prosecution Guidelines

Companies and lawyers say the Justice Department is using coercive tactics as a bludgeon to force cooperation with corporate investigations. Read more..

By LYNNLEY BROWNING - The New York Times

NBC and Its Stations Venture Into Online Video Market

NBC Universal has created a new company, NBBC, that will distribute video programming to various Internet sites. Read more..

By SAUL HANSELL - The New York Times

Profit Down at Goldman, but Estimates Are Beaten

Despite a summer slump in trading up and down Wall Street, Goldman Sachs reported strong third-quarter earnings on Tuesday. Read more..

By JENNY ANDERSON - The New York Times

The War Over Salt

The nation’s largest doctors’ group wants the government and the food industry to reduce what it sees as a persistently high level of salt in many processed foods. Read more..

By MELANIE WARNER - The New York Times

Times Company Puts Its Nine Television Stations Up for Sale

The stations are all profitable, the company said, but it wants to focus on its newspapers and digital properties. Read more..

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE - The New York Times

Vonage Buyers Told to Pay for Shares

Investors who have not paid for shares bought in Vonage’s initial public offering are being told to write a check or risk legal action. Read more..

By DOW JONES/AP - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 19,78 19,99 19,60 19,83 63.9M
Cisco Systems CSCO 22,62 22,89 22,55 22,65 43.5M
Apple AAPL 72,85 74,32 72,30 74,20 40.9M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 16,31 16,48 16,18 16,39 40.8M
Microsoft MSFT 25,82 26,10 25,49 25,98 37.7M
General Electric GE 34,68 34,84 34,49 34,84 26.8M
Pfizer PFE 28,13 28,33 28,09 28,19 22.1M
ExxonMobil XOM 64,86 65,75 64,70 65,36 21.8M
Home Depot HD 36,70 37,55 36,40 37,17 20.4M
Alphabet GOOGL 395,15 406,76 395,10 406,57 19.5M
ConocoPhillips COP 58,36 59,65 58,14 59,16 16.6M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 24,50 24,88 24,49 24,81 16.6M
AT&T Inc. T 31,97 32,06 31,67 31,86 16.2M
HP Inc. HPQ 36,42 36,75 35,87 36,37 15.5M
McDonald's MCD 38,02 38,09 37,80 37,84 12.8M
Merck MRK 41,05 41,56 40,81 41,09 12.4M
Altria MO 81,85 82,76 81,55 82,74 12.2M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 46,01 46,73 45,73 46,40 11.7M
Schlumberger SLB 55,70 57,25 55,43 56,54 11.5M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 47,95 48,37 47,55 48,08 11.2M
Procter & Gamble PG 61,83 61,85 60,42 60,56 11.1M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 30,25 30,51 30,00 30,45 10.9M
Chevron CVX 61,61 62,60 61,48 62,39 9.51M
Comcast CMCSA 34,78 34,96 34,55 34,66 8.79M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 48,80 49,32 48,55 49,18 8.63M
Verizon Communications VZ 35,74 35,94 35,65 35,75 8.19M
Pepsico PEP 64,75 64,85 64,42 64,64 6.46M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 35,25 35,54 35,14 35,48 6.32M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 63,95 64,03 63,78 63,81 6.29M
Amgen AMGN 68,82 69,54 68,46 69,15 5.56M
Coca-Cola KO 44,78 44,78 44,45 44,61 5.4M
International Business Machines IBM 82,25 82,70 81,84 82,21 4.92M
Boeing BA 74,36 76,49 74,36 76,32 4.89M
Amazon AMZN 31,73 31,96 31,37 31,67 4.37M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 52,27 52,78 51,93 52,05 3.84M
3M MMM 72,60 73,79 72,60 73,37 3.56M
United Technologies UTX 63,00 64,16 62,88 63,89 2.58M
Union Pacific UNP 81,95 84,77 81,65 84,74 2.41M
Gilead Sciences GILD 63,67 63,85 63,15 63,70 2.38M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3200,00 3220,00 3194,00 3220,00 11.3K
Exchange Rates of September 13, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 117,470 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,119 CAD 1 CAD = 0,894 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,250 CHF 1 CHF = 0,800 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7,948 CNY 1 CNY = 0,126 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 149,330 JPY 1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,676 GBP 1 GBP = 1,478 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,684 AUD 1 AUD = 0,594 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,421 CAD 1 CAD = 0,704 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,587 CHF 1 CHF = 0,630 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,453 GBP 1 GBP = 2,209 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,127 AUD 1 AUD = 0,887 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,951 CAD 1 CAD = 1,051 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,063 CHF 1 CHF = 0,941 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,490 AUD 1 AUD = 0,402 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,101 CAD 1 CAD = 0,476 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,346 CHF 1 CHF = 0,426 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,843 CAD 1 CAD = 1,186 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,942 CHF 1 CHF = 1,062 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1,117 CHF 1 CHF = 0,896 CAD

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