Financial news on January 19, 2010

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By JANE L. LEVERE - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Intel INTC 20.90 21.17 20.85 21.05 82.6M
Pfizer PFE 19.53 20.07 19.50 20.00 78.3M
General Electric GE 16.35 16.75 16.34 16.54 60.7M
Microsoft MSFT 30.75 31.24 30.68 31.10 46.6M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 43.40 43.75 42.90 43.28 41.7M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 27.93 28.47 27.61 28.28 40.8M
Cisco Systems CSCO 24.54 24.88 24.50 24.85 37.6M
AT&T Inc. T 25.92 26.25 25.80 26.20 34M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 34.56 35.90 34.50 35.13 26.5M
ExxonMobil XOM 68.74 69.35 68.42 69.27 26.1M
Apple AAPL 208.33 215.19 207.24 215.04 26.1M
Verizon Communications VZ 30.74 31.32 30.65 31.23 23.9M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 25.32 25.50 25.12 25.33 22.7M
Merck MRK 39.55 40.84 39.44 40.62 20M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 25.11 26.00 25.07 25.65 19.4M
Altria MO 20.26 20.57 20.25 20.38 17.7M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 55.55 56.50 55.51 56.20 16.7M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 64.14 65.75 64.11 65.35 15.2M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 53.91 54.26 53.50 54.03 14.6M
Home Depot HD 28.46 28.95 28.35 28.88 14.2M
International Business Machines IBM 131.63 134.25 131.56 134.14 13.9M
Comcast CMCSA 16.73 16.86 16.62 16.81 12.7M
Procter & Gamble PG 60.80 61.83 60.80 61.28 11.6M
ConocoPhillips COP 52.45 53.80 52.45 53.71 11.4M
HP Inc. HPQ 52.10 52.79 52.10 52.75 11.4M
Gilead Sciences GILD 45.76 46.60 45.73 46.28 10.5M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 30.59 31.19 30.50 31.01 9.66M
Amazon AMZN 126.20 128.00 124.33 127.61 8.89M
Chevron CVX 78.96 79.75 78.57 79.68 8.72M
Alphabet GOOGL 581.49 590.42 576.29 587.62 8.62M
Amgen AMGN 56.41 57.75 56.24 57.55 8.57M
McDonald's MCD 62.90 63.82 62.77 63.48 8.55M
Schlumberger SLB 69.87 71.25 69.54 70.93 7.36M
Coca-Cola KO 56.22 56.49 55.92 56.42 7.31M
Pepsico PEP 62.23 62.41 61.97 62.33 5.62M
Boeing BA 60.60 61.01 59.96 60.65 5.43M
3M MMM 83.82 85.17 83.50 85.12 4.5M
Visa V 86.17 88.41 85.70 87.85 3.81M
United Technologies UTX 71.99 72.94 71.64 72.29 3.68M
Union Pacific UNP 65.72 65.78 64.75 65.52 2.99M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3276.00 3338.00 3262.50 3332.00 111K
Exchange Rates of January 19, 2010
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 91.110 JPY 1 JPY = 0.011 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.031 CAD 1 CAD = 0.970 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.033 CHF 1 CHF = 0.968 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.828 CNY 1 CNY = 0.146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 130.160 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.873 GBP 1 GBP = 1.146 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.547 AUD 1 AUD = 0.646 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.473 CAD 1 CAD = 0.679 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.475 CHF 1 CHF = 0.678 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 9.759 CNY 1 CNY = 0.102 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.671 GBP 1 GBP = 1.491 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.188 AUD 1 AUD = 0.842 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.131 CAD 1 CAD = 0.884 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.133 CHF 1 CHF = 0.882 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.772 AUD 1 AUD = 0.564 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.687 CAD 1 CAD = 0.593 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.689 CHF 1 CHF = 0.592 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.952 CAD 1 CAD = 1.050 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.953 CHF 1 CHF = 1.049 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 6.303 CNY 1 CNY = 0.159 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.001 CHF 1 CHF = 0.999 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6.621 CNY 1 CNY = 0.151 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.613 CNY 1 CNY = 0.151 CHF

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