Financial news on April 19, 2006

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By MELANIE WARNER - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 19.35 19.60 19.20 19.56 104M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 13.90 14.34 13.81 14.31 58.1M
Microsoft MSFT 27.08 27.19 26.96 27.03 45.1M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 49.10 50.00 47.44 49.18 42M
Apple AAPL 66.82 67.00 65.47 65.65 38.8M
Pfizer PFE 24.95 25.07 24.62 24.82 32.9M
Cisco Systems CSCO 21.40 21.45 21.09 21.26 29.2M
General Electric GE 33.95 33.97 33.50 33.89 24.6M
Amgen AMGN 69.35 69.65 67.45 68.30 22.6M
ExxonMobil XOM 63.10 64.48 62.93 64.30 20.9M
AT&T Inc. T 26.00 26.08 25.50 25.75 13.6M
Alphabet GOOGL 412.37 413.64 406.73 410.50 13.5M
Procter & Gamble PG 55.68 56.08 55.07 56.07 12.9M
ConocoPhillips COP 69.50 71.01 69.50 70.78 12.9M
United Technologies UTX 61.30 63.08 61.10 62.80 12.4M
Schlumberger SLB 64.56 67.75 64.31 67.75 11.9M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 46.32 46.70 46.25 46.47 10.7M
International Business Machines IBM 83.95 84.00 81.26 81.86 10.6M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 41.60 41.62 41.05 41.34 10.3M
Verizon Communications VZ 33.20 33.20 32.60 32.76 10M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 42.70 42.99 42.30 42.62 9.45M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 58.28 58.38 57.85 58.02 9.15M
Gilead Sciences GILD 62.99 65.35 62.94 65.13 8.85M
Comcast CMCSA 29.03 29.25 28.55 28.74 8.78M
Coca-Cola KO 41.60 42.12 41.40 41.69 8.34M
Chevron CVX 61.00 61.43 60.11 61.01 8.22M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 28.09 28.10 27.47 27.48 7.73M
Altria MO 69.20 69.50 68.70 68.96 7.1M
Home Depot HD 41.20 41.45 40.70 40.74 6.69M
HP Inc. HPQ 33.26 33.63 32.94 32.99 6.51M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 24.83 25.00 24.45 24.73 6.5M
Merck MRK 34.48 34.78 34.22 34.40 6.32M
Pepsico PEP 58.18 58.65 57.95 58.08 4.55M
Amazon AMZN 36.09 36.96 35.89 36.89 4.28M
McDonald's MCD 34.33 34.85 34.33 34.55 3.41M
Boeing BA 83.75 84.99 83.70 84.96 3.36M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 65.06 65.06 64.58 64.73 3.35M
3M MMM 81.69 82.39 81.66 81.88 2.92M
Union Pacific UNP 96.30 97.15 94.31 95.03 1.24M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 2858.00 2876.50 2850.00 2871.00 25K
Exchange Rates of April 19, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 117.240 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.135 CAD 1 CAD = 0.881 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.267 CHF 1 CHF = 0.789 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 8.011 CNY 1 CNY = 0.125 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 145.080 JPY 1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.690 GBP 1 GBP = 1.449 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.656 AUD 1 AUD = 0.604 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.405 CAD 1 CAD = 0.712 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.568 CHF 1 CHF = 0.638 EUR
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.399 AUD 1 AUD = 0.417 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.035 CAD 1 CAD = 0.491 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2.271 CHF 1 CHF = 0.440 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.848 CAD 1 CAD = 1.179 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.946 CHF 1 CHF = 1.057 AUD

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