Financial news on May 15th, 2008

Business and Financial news
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Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
IntelINTC23.9124.9923.8524.9777.4M
Cisco SystemsCSCO25.6826.5625.6426.5055.9M
General ElectricGE32.7132.7132.1732.3754.4M
MicrosoftMSFT29.9530.5329.9430.4553.4M
PfizerPFE20.0620.1019.9320.0836.1M
AppleAAPL186.78189.90184.20189.7331.2M
HP Inc.HPQ45.8747.0745.2846.7328.7M
ExxonMobilXOM90.3391.3089.9691.3028.4M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC28.9629.6028.7129.6027.9M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM46.0547.0445.5847.0227.3M
Oracle Corp.ORCL21.6221.9121.5421.8721.7M
AT&T Inc.T39.7139.9839.3339.8621.1M
ComcastCMCSA22.2422.5821.9622.5420.7M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY21.8222.0121.6021.9717.4M
ConocoPhillipsCOP89.4289.8987.8189.3117.1M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT57.5757.5756.6557.1216.7M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH32.1032.2331.4931.7016M
AltriaMO22.0222.3822.0022.3416M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT54.9755.1754.2754.8715.1M
MerckMRK39.9340.0939.4740.0013.7M
ChevronCVX98.6098.6097.4198.4913.4M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ38.9338.9938.4038.9012.9M
Procter & GamblePG65.4066.3765.1266.3611.9M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS34.6535.0034.5234.9911.4M
Home DepotHD29.0929.5528.7629.5311M
SchlumbergerSLB104.36104.70100.01103.4511M
VisaV82.4582.9381.1182.259.17M
AlphabetGOOGL579.00582.95575.61581.008.68M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ66.8566.9966.3466.688.41M
Coca-ColaKO56.5057.1756.2657.018.25M
AmgenAMGN41.9742.2641.7242.057.28M
International Business MachinesIBM127.06128.68126.90128.467.23M
AmazonAMZN73.8976.3273.5576.126.92M
PepsicoPEP67.3568.3467.1268.076.55M
McDonald'sMCD60.4060.8859.6660.866.11M
BoeingBA85.7186.1485.0085.556.01M
Gilead SciencesGILD52.4053.3752.1352.955.57M
United TechnologiesUTX74.9075.0274.0674.294.93M
3MMMM77.7078.1277.1877.863.47M
Union PacificUNP150.33152.38148.37152.002.51M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B4140.004188.004046.004065.0040.9K
Exchange Rates of May 15th, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 104.690 JPY1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.000 CAD1 CAD = 1.000 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.057 CHF1 CHF = 0.947 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.995 CNY1 CNY = 0.143 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 161.690 JPY1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.793 GBP1 GBP = 1.262 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.642 AUD1 AUD = 0.609 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.545 CAD1 CAD = 0.647 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.632 CHF1 CHF = 0.613 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.490 GBP1 GBP = 2.041 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.015 AUD1 AUD = 0.985 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.955 CAD1 CAD = 1.047 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.009 CHF1 CHF = 0.991 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.072 AUD1 AUD = 0.483 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.948 CAD1 CAD = 0.513 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2.058 CHF1 CHF = 0.486 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.940 CAD1 CAD = 1.064 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.993 CHF1 CHF = 1.007 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1.056 CHF1 CHF = 0.947 CAD

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