Financial news on April 18th, 2006

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By HEATHER TIMMONS - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
IntelINTC19,2419,4818,6019,3978.1M
MicrosoftMSFT26,9027,5026,8227,2256.3M
Cisco SystemsCSCO20,9421,5020,7321,4750.5M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH52,6552,9349,5149,6741.6M
Oracle Corp.ORCL13,7514,0113,6914,0041.1M
General ElectricGE33,5233,9733,2133,8733.3M
AppleAAPL65,0066,4764,7966,2228.4M
PfizerPFE24,4524,9324,4224,9325.6M
ExxonMobilXOM62,4963,8062,4563,5422.3M
ComcastCMCSA28,2229,0528,1528,8321.4M
AlphabetGOOGL407,54409,83401,50404,2416.3M
AT&T Inc.T25,5926,0225,4525,9415.6M
ConocoPhillipsCOP69,1570,8168,9870,6415M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ57,7058,1457,6758,1312.7M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ32,6033,3832,6033,2012.5M
HP Inc.HPQ32,0533,6532,0033,4811.6M
Procter & GamblePG55,9456,3755,8455,8511.2M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM42,1442,7542,0742,6011.1M
SchlumbergerSLB63,2064,6663,1164,4810.7M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT46,1446,5246,0746,4010.5M
AmgenAMGN69,9471,2069,6070,9710.5M
Home DepotHD40,3741,4440,2441,329.38M
AltriaMO68,7069,5268,4069,449.27M
ChevronCVX59,8560,9659,8560,879.22M
MerckMRK33,7334,4933,7234,489.1M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT41,0741,7541,0741,689.04M
International Business MachinesIBM81,8983,5381,7083,317.91M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY24,4724,9024,4724,837.57M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS27,7428,1927,7028,097.36M
United TechnologiesUTX57,7559,0557,0558,906.1M
Coca-ColaKO41,0541,4941,0541,305.76M
Gilead SciencesGILD61,3162,4860,7661,845.6M
McDonald'sMCD34,3234,6834,1134,485.44M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC64,3965,1863,8065,065.22M
AmazonAMZN35,4836,4535,2036,284.6M
3MMMM80,3682,2080,3481,594.37M
BoeingBA82,3583,3781,8883,304.34M
PepsicoPEP57,7958,2957,5558,083.29M
Union PacificUNP92,6996,0092,6995,981.69M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B2862,002870,002839,002850,0045.7K
Exchange Rates of April 18th, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 117,060 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,140 CAD1 CAD = 0,877 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,267 CHF1 CHF = 0,789 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 8,022 CNY1 CNY = 0,125 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 144,700 JPY1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,693 GBP1 GBP = 1,443 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,665 AUD1 AUD = 0,601 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,409 CAD1 CAD = 0,710 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,567 CHF1 CHF = 0,638 EUR
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,401 AUD1 AUD = 0,417 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2,033 CAD1 CAD = 0,492 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,260 CHF1 CHF = 0,443 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,846 CAD1 CAD = 1,182 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,941 CHF1 CHF = 1,063 AUD

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