Financial news on May 15, 2008

Business and Financial news
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Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 23.91 24.99 23.85 24.97 77.4M
Cisco Systems CSCO 25.68 26.56 25.64 26.50 55.9M
General Electric GE 32.71 32.71 32.17 32.37 54.4M
Microsoft MSFT 29.95 30.53 29.94 30.45 53.4M
Pfizer PFE 20.06 20.10 19.93 20.08 36.1M
Apple AAPL 186.78 189.90 184.20 189.73 31.2M
HP Inc. HPQ 45.87 47.07 45.28 46.73 28.7M
ExxonMobil XOM 90.33 91.30 89.96 91.30 28.4M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 28.96 29.60 28.71 29.60 27.9M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 46.05 47.04 45.58 47.02 27.3M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 21.62 21.91 21.54 21.87 21.7M
AT&T Inc. T 39.71 39.98 39.33 39.86 21.1M
Comcast CMCSA 22.24 22.58 21.96 22.54 20.7M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 21.82 22.01 21.60 21.97 17.4M
ConocoPhillips COP 89.42 89.89 87.81 89.31 17.1M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 57.57 57.57 56.65 57.12 16.7M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 32.10 32.23 31.49 31.70 16M
Altria MO 22.02 22.38 22.00 22.34 16M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 54.97 55.17 54.27 54.87 15.1M
Merck MRK 39.93 40.09 39.47 40.00 13.7M
Chevron CVX 98.60 98.60 97.41 98.49 13.4M
Verizon Communications VZ 38.93 38.99 38.40 38.90 12.9M
Procter & Gamble PG 65.40 66.37 65.12 66.36 11.9M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 34.65 35.00 34.52 34.99 11.4M
Home Depot HD 29.09 29.55 28.76 29.53 11M
Schlumberger SLB 104.36 104.70 100.01 103.45 11M
Visa V 82.45 82.93 81.11 82.25 9.17M
Alphabet GOOGL 579.00 582.95 575.61 581.00 8.68M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 66.85 66.99 66.34 66.68 8.41M
Coca-Cola KO 56.50 57.17 56.26 57.01 8.25M
Amgen AMGN 41.97 42.26 41.72 42.05 7.28M
International Business Machines IBM 127.06 128.68 126.90 128.46 7.23M
Amazon AMZN 73.89 76.32 73.55 76.12 6.92M
Pepsico PEP 67.35 68.34 67.12 68.07 6.55M
McDonald's MCD 60.40 60.88 59.66 60.86 6.11M
Boeing BA 85.71 86.14 85.00 85.55 6.01M
Gilead Sciences GILD 52.40 53.37 52.13 52.95 5.57M
United Technologies UTX 74.90 75.02 74.06 74.29 4.93M
3M MMM 77.70 78.12 77.18 77.86 3.47M
Union Pacific UNP 150.33 152.38 148.37 152.00 2.51M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 4140.00 4188.00 4046.00 4065.00 40.9K
Exchange Rates of May 15, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 104.690 JPY 1 JPY = 0.010 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.000 CAD 1 CAD = 1.000 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.057 CHF 1 CHF = 0.947 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.995 CNY 1 CNY = 0.143 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 161.690 JPY 1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.793 GBP 1 GBP = 1.262 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.642 AUD 1 AUD = 0.609 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.545 CAD 1 CAD = 0.647 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.632 CHF 1 CHF = 0.613 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.490 GBP 1 GBP = 2.041 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.015 AUD 1 AUD = 0.985 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.955 CAD 1 CAD = 1.047 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.009 CHF 1 CHF = 0.991 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.072 AUD 1 AUD = 0.483 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.948 CAD 1 CAD = 0.513 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.058 CHF 1 CHF = 0.486 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.940 CAD 1 CAD = 1.064 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.993 CHF 1 CHF = 1.007 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.056 CHF 1 CHF = 0.947 CAD

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