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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
IntelINTC19,3519,6019,2019,56104M
Oracle Corp.ORCL13,9014,3413,8114,3158.1M
MicrosoftMSFT27,0827,1926,9627,0345.1M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH49,1050,0047,4449,1842M
AppleAAPL66,8267,0065,4765,6538.8M
PfizerPFE24,9525,0724,6224,8232.9M
Cisco SystemsCSCO21,4021,4521,0921,2629.2M
General ElectricGE33,9533,9733,5033,8924.6M
AmgenAMGN69,3569,6567,4568,3022.6M
ExxonMobilXOM63,1064,4862,9364,3020.9M
AT&T Inc.T26,0026,0825,5025,7513.6M
AlphabetGOOGL412,37413,64406,73410,5013.5M
Procter & GamblePG55,6856,0855,0756,0712.9M
ConocoPhillipsCOP69,5071,0169,5070,7812.9M
United TechnologiesUTX61,3063,0861,1062,8012.4M
SchlumbergerSLB64,5667,7564,3167,7511.9M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT46,3246,7046,2546,4710.7M
International Business MachinesIBM83,9584,0081,2681,8610.6M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT41,6041,6241,0541,3410.3M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ33,2033,2032,6032,7610M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM42,7042,9942,3042,629.45M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ58,2858,3857,8558,029.15M
Gilead SciencesGILD62,9965,3562,9465,138.85M
ComcastCMCSA29,0329,2528,5528,748.78M
Coca-ColaKO41,6042,1241,4041,698.34M
ChevronCVX61,0061,4360,1161,018.22M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS28,0928,1027,4727,487.73M
AltriaMO69,2069,5068,7068,967.1M
Home DepotHD41,2041,4540,7040,746.69M
HP Inc.HPQ33,2633,6332,9432,996.51M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY24,8325,0024,4524,736.5M
MerckMRK34,4834,7834,2234,406.32M
PepsicoPEP58,1858,6557,9558,084.55M
AmazonAMZN36,0936,9635,8936,894.28M
McDonald'sMCD34,3334,8534,3334,553.41M
BoeingBA83,7584,9983,7084,963.36M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC65,0665,0664,5864,733.35M
3MMMM81,6982,3981,6681,882.92M
Union PacificUNP96,3097,1594,3195,031.24M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B2858,002876,502850,002871,0025K
Exchange Rates of April 19, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 117,240 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,135 CAD1 CAD = 0,881 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,267 CHF1 CHF = 0,789 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 8,011 CNY1 CNY = 0,125 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 145,080 JPY1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,690 GBP1 GBP = 1,449 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,656 AUD1 AUD = 0,604 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,405 CAD1 CAD = 0,712 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,568 CHF1 CHF = 0,638 EUR
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,399 AUD1 AUD = 0,417 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2,035 CAD1 CAD = 0,491 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,271 CHF1 CHF = 0,440 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,848 CAD1 CAD = 1,179 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,946 CHF1 CHF = 1,057 AUD

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